Family : Rosaceae
Class : Floribunda
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Created in Germany in 1973 by Reiner Kordes, and known also as ‘Sunsprite’.
Clusters with large double corollas, flat, often isolated. Yellow petals which are very perfumed.
Variety denomination : KORresia
‘Friedrich Wörlein’ × ‘Spanish Sun’
1972 - Baden-Baden Gold Medal
1973 - Anerkannte Deutsche Rose (Germany)
1979 - American Rose Society : James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award
1989 - Royal National Rose Society : James Mason Medal
1989 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal
1999 - Floribunda (One Bloom) : Ohio State Fair - Sacramento Rose Society
1999 - Floribunda Spray : New England Rose Society
2000 - Floribunda (One Bloom) : Bay Country Rose Society - Lake Superior Rose
Society - Reno Rose Society
2000 - Floribunda Spray : Topeka Rose Society
2001 - Floribunda (One Bloom) : Great Lakes District
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