Increasing environmental awareness and the need to eliminate the use of chemicals has led to a new philosophy in rose breeding. Many older rose varieties do not meet today’s requirements for disease resistance and abundance of flowers without the use of chemicals. Kordes’ have stopped the use of fungicides on their trial grounds allowing them to accurately assess each varieties characteristic. This has resulted in only the healthiest roses amongst the thousands on trial being released onto the market.
The new philosophy of roses breeding has meant that in comparison older varieties are more susceptible to disease. As a result, older varieties are gradually being removed from the market to be replaced with more resistant new releases.
To distinguish these superior varieties of the “new generation”, Kordes have created the following Collections:
Climbing Max® - a collection of the most beautiful and healthiest climbing varieties.
Eleganza® - a surperb collection of the most disease resistant hybrid tea varieties.
Fairytale Roses® - enchanting fairy tale varieties with charisma and charm, displaying fully double blooms.
Lilliputs® - a stunning selection of miniature roses that both healthy and floriferous.
Parfuma® - varieties with extraordinary fragrance and exceptional health.
Rigo Roses® - a selection of the most robust, disease resistant and floriferous varieties.
Treloar Roses, as the primary Australian agent for W Kordes' Sonne, has released many varieties from these series already into the Australian market. To browse the currently available roses in each series start by clicking on any of the following...