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'Medeo ®' rose Description
'Medeo ® (shrub, Kordes 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Huyustus
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: KORtraste
Exhibition name: Medeo ®
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 2001).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2003 as 'Medeo'.
White, light pink shading.  up to 5 petals.  Single to semi-double, cluster-flowered bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Short, spreading.  Small, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: up to 2' (up to 60cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for ground cover.  
Breeder's notes:
Very profuse first flowerage, flowers profusely again, always showing its white colour. An improvement of the well-known variety„ 'Immensee“, because of its nearly continual production and its moderate growth.
Australia - Patent No: AU3824P  on  26 Jun 2009
Application No: 2006/101  on  8 May 2006   VIEW PBR PATENT
in 1991 seed parent ‘The Fairy’ was crossed with pollen parent unnamed seedling. ...‘Kortraste’ was released in 2003. ....Breeding directed by William Kordes, of W.Kordes' Sohne Rosenschulen GMBH & Co KG, Sparrieshoop,Germany
First sold in Germany in Oct 2003.
European Union - Patent No: EU 14519
Application No: 2003/0919
Germany - Patent  on  2002
The website of ADR states that 'Grouse 2000' is a synonym for 'Medeo' in the UK. However, KORteilhab was patented in the UK, not KORtraste.