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'KO 05/2376-01' rose Description
'Limona ® (hybrid tea, Kordes, 2005/16)' rose photo
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Bred by Wilhelm-Alexander Kordes (Germany, 2005).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2016 as 'Limona'.
Introduced in United States by Prides Corner Farms in 2022 as 'Simply Color'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2023 as 'Graham Ross AM'.
Floribunda, Grandiflora.   (Series: Eleganza® Collection )  
Lemon-yellow, lighter outer petals.  None to mild, sweet fragrance.  up to 20 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Bushy, rounded.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 32" (up to 80cm).  Width: up to 20" (up to 50cm).
United States - Patent No: PP 30,173  on  5 Feb 2019   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 15,731,760  on  31 Jul 2017
Inventors: Kordes; Wilhelm-Alexander (Klein Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, DE)
The new variety of Rosa hybrida Grandiflora Rose Plant of the present invention was created by during May 2005 at Offenseth-Sparrieshoop, Germany by artificial pollination wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., seed parent) of the new variety was the `KORvanaber` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., pollen parent) was the (unnamed seedling x `KORassenet`) variety (non-patented in the United States).
The parentage can be summarized as follows: `KORvanaber` x (unnamed seedling x `KORassenet`)