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'Veldfire' rose Description
'Veldfire' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORgust
Exhibition name: Veldfire
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, before 1986).
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses in 1988 as 'Sunsation'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild fragrance.  38 petals.  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
USDA zone 7b 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Zimbabwe patent application No. 8820 on April 25, 1988
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