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'Heaven on Earth' rose Description
'Heaven on Earth' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
Exhibition name: Heaven on Earth
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, before 2003).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2004.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2021 as 'Heaven on Earth'.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
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.  
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).
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.  
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.
Ludwigs Roses says this rose is dedicated to the Avril Elizabeth Home for the Mentally Handicapped on its 30th anniversary...