Rosa ‘Friesia’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Floribunda

 

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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

Parentage :

‘Friedrich Wörlein’ × ‘Spanish Sun’

Awards :

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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