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'Solero ®' rose Description
'Solero ® (floribunda, Kordes, 2000/09)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of basjak
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Solero ®
Origin:
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2000).
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses as 'Splice'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC as 'Solero Vigorosa'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2008 as 'Solero'.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Lemon-yellow, ages to yellow .  Mild fragrance.  40 to 45 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, spreading.  Medium, glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 28" (up to 70cm).  Width: 20" to 32" (50 to 80cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant, mildew resistant.  
Patents:
Australia - Patent  on  15 Aug 2012
Application No: 2011/153  on  8 Jun 2011   VIEW PBR PATENT
‘KORgeleflo’ was the resultant seedling from a cross between the seed parent ‘KORgosumo’ and an unnamed seedling in May 2000 at the breeding facility of W. Kordes Sohne in Sparrieshoop, Germany. The seedling was selected in May 2001 and was budded onto Rosa canina planted in the open field. Follow up selections took place in 2002 and 2003 and was commercially introduced in October 2008. Breeder: Wilhelm Kordes.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 21,467  on  16 Nov 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/583,068  on  12 Aug 2009
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing made in a rose breeding program between `KORgosumu`, a non-patented rose by the same breeder, and an `un-named seedling`. The controlled crossing was made during the summer of 2000.
Notes:
'Solero' was classed 7th in the Floribunda category at the 2010 Baden b. Wien rose trials.