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'Hansa Park' rose Description
'Hansa Park' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Simon Voorwinde
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: KORfischer
Origin:
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1994).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Mild fragrance.  
Habit:
Height of 4' 7" (140 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1996/085  on  19 Apr 1996   VIEW PBR PATENT
ROSE
Rosa
‘Korfischer’ syn Hansa Park

Application No: 1996/085 Accepted: 19 Apr 1996.
Applicant: W. Kordes’ Sohne, Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany.
Agent: Treloar Roses Pty Ltd, Portland, VIC.

Description (see comparative table) Plant: shrub rose, bushy, upright growth. Young shoot: anthocyanin colouration present, intensity weak to medium, colour reddish brown. Thorns: present, density very low, size roughly uniform, long (mean 5.6mm), upper side flat, lower side strongly concave. Leaf: size medium to large, colour medium green, upper surface weak gloss. Terminal leaflet: cross section slightly concave, margin undulation medium, length medium to long (mean 60.3mm), width medium to broad (mean 38.4mm), base shape round, petiolule; length medium (mean 18.3mm). Flowering shoot: predominantly small clusters, 3-5 flowers. Flower pedicel: many short glandular hairs. Flower bud: shape ovate, petal colour near RHS 60D when sepals open. Flower: type double, petal number many (25-30), diameter large (mean 105.2mm), view from above irregularly round, upper profile flattened convex, lower profile flattened convex to flat, fragrance weak, colour light bluish pink. Sepal: length medium (mean 34.6mm), extensions absent to weak. Flower petal: size medium to large, reflexed margins weak to medium, margin undulations strong, inside surface; colour light bluish pink middle zone and margin RHS 70C/70D, basal spot; present, size small to medium, boundary clearly defined, colour creamy white RHS 2D. Outside surface; colour bluish pink, blotchy, middle zone and margin near RHS 73B/73C, basal spot present, size small, boundary diffuse, colour RHS 2D. Stamen: colour yellow. Style: colour pale yellow. Stigma slightly below anther height. Seed vessel: size medium. shape pitcher. Flowering: remontant.

Origin Controlled pollination: ‘Macrexy’ syn Heckenzauber by ‘Viakor’ syn Via Mala. Breeder: Wilhelm Kordes, Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany. Selection criteria: good garden rose. Propagation: vegetatively through numerous generations.

Comparative Trial Comparator: ‘Angel Face’. Location: Portland, Victoria, Autumn 1998. Conditions: trial conducted in field. 10 month old multiflora rootstock budded Dec 1997, descriptions made on natural first growth 4 months later, no pruning. Good cultural practices maintained all times. Trial design: grown as double rows along with other varieties. Measurements: minimum of 20 taken at random from 20 plants.

Prior applications and Sales
Country Year Status Name applied
Germany 1993 Granted ‘Korfischer’

First sold in Germany 1994.

Description: Dr. Brian Hanger, Rosemary Ridge Pty Ltd, Monbulk, VIC.

Comparison of Rosa varieties
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‘Korfischer’ *‘Angel Face’
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THORN LENGTH(mm)
mean 5.6 7.2
std deviation 0.5 0.8
LSD/sig 0.6 P£0.01
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TERMINAL LEAFLET LENGTH(mm)
First or second true leaf down from flower cluster
mean 60.3 48.3
std deviation 4.7 5.1
LSD/sig 4.2 P£0.01
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TERMINAL LEAFLET WIDTH(mm)
mean 38.4 36.7
std deviation 2.9 3.4
LSD/sig 2.5 ns
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TERMINAL LEAFLET PETIOLULE LENGTH (mm)
mean 18.3 13.5
std deviation 2.7 2.3
LSD/sig 1.9 P£0.01
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FLOWER DIAMETER (mm)Fully open
mean 105.2 94.2
std deviation 6.2 8.5
LSD/sig 6.7 P£0.01
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SEPAL LENGTH (mm)
mean 34.6 23.4
std deviation 3.6 1.8
LSD/sig 2.3 P£0.01
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FLOWERING SHOOT:
small clusters singles
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LEAF SIZE medium to large small to medium
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FRAGRANCE weak medium
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PETAL COLOUR (RHS)
midzone outside 73B/73C 75C
midzone inside 70C/70D 75B
margin outside 73B/73C 75C
margin inside 70C/70D 75B
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SEED VESSEL SHAPE
pitcher pear
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Germany - Patent No: 2 066 754  on  1993
Notes:
One of the roses (listed as 'Hansa Park') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.