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'Grande Amore ®' rose Description
'Grande Amore ® (hybrid tea, Kordes, 1995/2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Grande Amore ® (hybrid tea, Kordes, 1995/2004)
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 1994).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2004.
Introduced in United States by Wayside Gardens in 2008 as 'Grande Amore'.
Hybrid Tea.   (Series: Eleganza® Collection )  
Red.  Mild fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, compact, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: 31" to 35" (80 to 90cm).  Width: 20" to 28" (50 to 70cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant, mildew resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 17,047  on  22 Aug 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/071,750  on  2 Mar 2005
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1994. The crossing was between `Christoph Columbus`, a non-patented rose and an un-named seedling.