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Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Bride's Dream'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bride's Dream
Additional cultivar information:(aka KORoyness, Fairy Tale Queen, Marchenkonigin, Mrchenknigin)
Hybridized by Kordes
Registered or introduced: 1985
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Bloom Color:

Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Susceptible to black spot

Susceptible to mildew

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hampton, Illinois

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Milford, Massachusetts

Newport News, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jun 5, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This rose isn't very hardy for zone 5. The blooms are lovely tho.

Neutral

On Jun 8, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in Germany. Won the following awards:

Court of Show Honor twenty one times from 1998-2001
Judges Challenge from the Dallas Rose Society in 1998
King of Show forteen times from 1998-2001
Princess of Show from the Nebraska State Rose Society in 1999
Queen of Show three times in 1999, and 2000

Parentage:
Seed: Royal Highness
Pollen: Seedling