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'KORfizzlem' rose Description
'Lemon Fizz ® (shrub, Kordes 2001)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of North Houston Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Origin:
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC in 2014 as 'Lemon Fizz'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2017 as 'Lemon Fizz'.
Class:
Floribunda, Shrub.  Kolorscape® Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  None / no fragrance.  up to 5 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 24,195  on  28 Jan 2014   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/385,831  on  7 Mar 2012
The denomination of the new variety is ‘KORfizzlem’. 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 2001. The crossing was between an ‘un-named seedling’ and an ‘un-named seedling’.
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Ploidy was checked by Dr. David Zlesak