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'Lupo ®' rose Description
'Lupo ®' rose photo
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Deep pink Miniature.
Exhibition name: Lupo ®
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 1995).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2007 as 'Lupo'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Wholesale) in 2007 as 'Coffee Fruitilia'.
Miniature, Patio, Shrub.   (Series: Vigorosa® Collection)  
Purple to carmine-red, white center. [Pink blend.].  Deep purple to carmine red with white eye.  None / no fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, compact, dense, upright.  Small, semi-glossy, leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 20" (up to 50cm).  Width: up to 16" (up to 40cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Produces decorative hips.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 19,746  on  17 Feb 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/893,515  on  15 Aug 2007
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1995. The seed parent was the result of a crossing of an `un-named seedling` and `KORlima`, a non-patented rose variety. The pollen parent was the result of crossing `KORmarie`, a non-patented rose variety and the offspring of an `un-named seedling` crossed with `KORgosa`, a non-patented rose variety.
Dedicated in Laupheim where there is an annual Rose market.

[Blooms in trusses

Hips persist through winter]