As one of the worlds??largest rose breeders W. Kordes??S?hne remains unique as the only breeder currently competing across the complete range of rose types. Over the years this ability has allowed the company to create a diverse pool of proprietary genetic material that now forms the foundation of the Kordes crossing program. The primary focus of the company is the creation of new Cutrose variety types, where the characteristics of robust technical abilities combined with superb flowering are targeted. Kordes now benefits from the advantage over 120 years of breeding brings in a history highlighted by the landmark introductions of extended vase-life and increased yield potential to the cutrose world.