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'Caramella Fairy Tale' rose Description
'Caramella ™ (shrub, Kordes before 2000)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Medium yellow Shrub.
Registration name: KORkinteral
Exhibition name: Caramella ™
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (1953 - 2016) (Germany, before 2000).
Introduced in Canada by Palatine Roses in 2007 as 'Caramella'.
Introduced in United States by Chamblee's Rose Nursery in 2012 as 'Carmella Fairy Tale'.
Yellow.  Light amber upper.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, spreading.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden, landscape or shrub.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Australia - Application No: 2003/151  on  19 Sep 2003   VIEW PBR PATENT
Rosa hybrid
Application No: 2003/151 Accepted: 19 Sep 2003.
Applicant: W. Kordes’ Sohne Rosenschulen GmbH & Co KG, Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany.
Agent: Treloar Roses Pty Ltd, Portland, VIC.

Origin and Breeding Controlled pollination: seed parent ‘Korruge’ syn Rugelda x pollen parent (‘Westerland’ x seedling). Breeder: Wilhelm Kordes, Sparrieshoop, Germany.
The seed parent ‘Korruge’ syn Rugelda The pollen parent ‘Westerland’ x seedling

Prior Applications and Sales
Country Year Current Status Name Applied
Germany 2000 Granted ‘Korkinteral’
EU 2000 Granted ‘Korkinteral’

First overseas sale Germany Oct 2001. First Australian sale Jun 2002.