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'KORp' rose Description
'Prominent ® (grandiflora, Kordes, 1970)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jun
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Grandiflora.
Registration name: KORp
Exhibition name: Prominent ®
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, before 1970).
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) in 1970.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1973 as 'Prominent'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Vermilion, orange shading.  Mild fragrance.  33 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Matte, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 28" to 3' (70 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,380  on  31 Jul 1973   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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