Rose (Rosa 'Kiss') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Kiss'
'KORokis'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Other: Florists rose
Extra Color Info: Salmon-pink
Growth Habit: Very short, 12-18 inches
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: W. Kordes & Sons, 1988
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Orange-pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Lorena x seedling
Child plants: one child plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Summer's Kiss (Paul Ricard) MEInivoz by Bencarlile9 Jan 14, 2020 9:28 PM 3
December 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2019 3:46 PM 128
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jan 11, 2020 10:29 PM 176
Palatine Roses -- 2019-2020 Season by zuzu Sep 14, 2019 7:41 AM 78
Whatever happened to miniature roses? by Sallymander Aug 12, 2019 12:45 AM 12
changing potting soil - worms by Canadian_Rose Jul 11, 2019 6:54 AM 65
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
Closed rose buds are being partially eaten. But by what? by Zack Jun 19, 2019 7:28 PM 3
Roses Unlimited Summer Sale by zuzu Jun 15, 2019 7:42 PM 60
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
Most fragrant rose by reh0622 Dec 26, 2019 6:46 PM 159
Is my rose unhealthy? by Zack May 3, 2019 1:07 PM 1
May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468
April 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 3, 2019 9:46 AM 402
Thinking of changing my order (again)...thoughts? by Canadian_Rose Mar 16, 2019 12:29 AM 15
Rose Scents--what is your favorite rose scent and your least favorite? by Mustbnuts Jun 1, 2019 4:42 PM 27
Congratulations photo winners!!! by Canadian_Rose Dec 17, 2018 11:25 AM 12
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
Had a good day working in the yard today! by Beth_NorCal Nov 10, 2018 2:11 PM 15

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