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'Heaven on Earth' rose Description
'Heaven on Earth' rose photo
Photo courtesy of marcir
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
57 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Exhibition name: Heaven on Earth
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, before 2003).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2004.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Peach - apricot.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  70 to 80 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, rounded bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, spreading, upright.  Large, glossy, grey-green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to disease, susceptible to blackspot , mildew resistant, rust resistant.  
Patents:
South Africa - Patent No: Reg ZA20022707  on  18 Apr 2002
Grant of Plant Breeders' Rights.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 15,253  on  19 Oct 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/728,005  on  3 Dec 2003
'KORravreli' bred by Wilhelm Kordes. Resistant to mildew and rust and susceptible to blackspot under normal growing conditions in Somis, California.
Notes:
Ludwigs Roses says this rose is dedicated to the Avril Elizabeth Home for the Mentally Handicapped on its 30th anniversary...