Rose (Rosa 'Kordes' Perfecta') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Kordes' Perfecta'
'KORalu'
'Perfecta'
'Perfekta'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Pink and cream blend, with pink edges
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1957
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Golden Scepter x Karl Herbst
Child plants: 8 child plants

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Growing Roses in ColoradoGrowing Roses in Colorado
February 10, 2013

Roses: Ah, the "Queen of Flowers," the most popular flower given to sweethearts on Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and even "oops, I messed up, honey, but here's a bouquet to make it better" day. You can grow roses!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Kordes Perfecta by Canadian_Rose Oct 31, 2018 9:34 PM 11
My roses …. by hndmarshall May 19, 2018 10:56 AM 1
New home and new gardens! by Mike Nov 30, 2014 8:55 AM 69
June 2014 photos and chat by zuzu Jun 29, 2014 7:07 PM 82
October - End of the Season, but still things to talk about! by Skiekitty Oct 21, 2013 1:04 PM 29
I LOVE hybrid tea roses, Do any love zone 6? by Andi Jun 13, 2013 3:08 PM 12
December 2012 - Almost over for 2012! by Skiekitty Dec 31, 2012 8:43 PM 48
What a difference a camera makes! by Skiekitty Oct 2, 2012 1:24 PM 22
September Rose Candids by Skiekitty Sep 30, 2012 7:24 AM 16
August Blooms by Skiekitty Aug 30, 2012 10:07 AM 38
Unfulfilled promises by Skiekitty Oct 12, 2011 1:41 PM 9
June Blooms in the high country by Skiekitty Jul 1, 2011 8:26 AM 25
Probably my last rose parade for 2010 by Skiekitty Oct 24, 2010 9:52 AM 9
With some beautiful rain comes beautiful blooms by Skiekitty Sep 24, 2010 12:54 PM 2
September Blossoms, almost to the end of the year... by Skiekitty Sep 22, 2010 1:56 PM 6
Last July Parade for me by Skiekitty Jul 30, 2010 7:46 PM 8
4th Addition to my Parade by Skiekitty Jul 1, 2010 5:25 PM 40
stephs garden by stephgem Jun 1, 2010 11:34 PM 91
Asking the experts, what is your favorite blue/lavender rose by Andi Apr 2, 2010 7:11 PM 15

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