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Denomination: 'KORhedani'
Trade name: Kiss Kordana
Botanical Name: Rosa
Applicant/Holder: W. Kordes' Söhne Rosenschulen GmbH & Co. KG
Rosenstrasse 54
Klein Offenseth
Breeder: Tim Hermann Kordes, W. Kordes' Söhne Rosenschulen GmbH & Co. KG, Sparrieshoop, Germany
Agent in Canada: Variety Rights Management
475 County Road 18
R.R. #2
Oxford Station, Ontario
K0G 1T0
Tel: 613-258-9015
Application Date: 2006-02-23
Application Number: 06-5243
Grant of Rights Date: 2012-05-10
Certificate Number: 4309
Exemption from compulsory licensing: Yes
Expiry date for exemption from compulsory licensing: 2014-05-10
Date rights revoked: 2013-09-23

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Ruiy1823'

Summary: The middle of the inner side of the petal of 'KORhedani' is dark purple red to red while the inner side of the petal of 'Ruiy1823' is red. The middle of the outer side of the petal of 'KORhedani' is dark pink red while the outer side of the petal of 'Ruiy1823' is red pink.


PLANT: bushy growth habit, very short to short height, narrow to medium width
YOUNG SHOOT: weak anthocyanin colouration, anthocyanin bronze to reddish brown
PRICKLES: present, lower side deep concave to concave, many short prickles, few to medium long prickles

LEAF: small, medium to dark green, weak to medium glossiness on upper side, leaflet flat in cross section with weak undulation of margin
TERMINAL LEAFLET: medium length, narrow to medium width, obtuse base

FLOWERING: very few to few flowers per shoot, early time of flowering, almost continuous flowering
FLOWER PEDICEL: many hairs or prickles
FLOWER BUD: ovate shape in longitudinal section
FLOWER: double, few to medium petals, very small to small diameter, star-shaped when viewed from above, flat on upper part in side view, flat on lower part in side view, weak fragrance, medium sepal extensions, small to medium petal size
PETAL: inner side dark purple red to red (RHS 46A-B) at middle and at marginal zone with very small to small white (RHS 155B) petal spot, outer side dark pink red (RHS 53C) at middle and at marginal zone with small white (RHS 155B) petal spot, strong reflexing of margin, medium undulation of margin
OUTER STAMEN: pink filament
HIP: pitcher-shaped

Origin & Breeding History: The variety 'KORhedani' originated from a controlled cross made in Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany in 2002.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'KORhedani' is based on the UPOV Report of Technical Examination, application number 2006/0364, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office in Angers, France. The trials were conducted by the Bundessortenamt in Prüfstelle Rethmar, Germany in 2006. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

Comparison table for 'KORhedani' with reference variety 'Ruiy1823'

Colour of petal (RHS)

  'KORhedani' 'Ruiy1823'
Middle zone of inner side 46A-B 43B-44B
Middle zone of outer side 53C 43C-D

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Rose: 'KORhedani'

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