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'Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale ™' rose Description
'Gebrüder Grimm ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of crtj
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
69 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: KORassenet
Exhibition name: Gebrüder Grimm ®
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, before 2000).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2001 as 'Gebrüder Grimm'.
Introduced in United States by Ashdown Roses Historic Archive in 2007 as 'Gebrüder Grimm'.
Introduced in New Zealand by South Pacific Roses Ltd. in 2018 as 'Special Gift'.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Orange, yellow reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Large, glossy foliage.  

Height: 20" to 32" (50 to 80cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 7b.  Very vigorous.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
Australia - Patent No: AU2972P  on  10 Feb 2006
Application No: 2003/152  on  20 Jun 2003   VIEW PBR PATENT
seed parent ‘Bernsteinrose’ x pollen parent (seedling x ‘Korimro’ syn Immensee). The seed parent is characterised by deep yellow flower colour. The pollen parent is a breeding selection in breeder’s private collection. ...Breeder: Wilhelm Kordes, Sparrieshoop, Germany
First overseas sale Germany Oct 2001. First Australian sale Jun 2002.
 
European Union - Patent  on  2000
 
Germany - Patent  on  2000
Notes:
From the Kordes web site: "Novelty in floribundas with nostalgic flowers, its fashionable colour and ist high degree of disease resistance make it a natural choice for beds but also for single plantation."

From patent: Origin and Breeding Controlled pollination: seed parent ‘Bernsteinrose’ x pollen parent (seedling x ‘Korimro’ syn Immensee). KR