New Roses For 2013
Floribunda 2007 2ft-3ft A very beautiful rose with a romantic story behind it.
It was named in honour of Her Excellency Donna Francesca Elbrick di Belmonte, to mark the occasion of her marriage to Tristan Elbrick as a sign of her husband's love. 'Belmonte' is part of Francesca's maiden name, after a village in Calabria, southern Italy. (Who said romance was dead)
The rose was introduced at Chelsea Flower Show, by television gardener Alan Titchmarsh MBE DL
At the request of the Donna Francesca, proceeds from the sale of Rosa Belmonte are donated to support the work of the charity The Prince's Trust.)
This beautiful rose produces masses of pale pearl pink blooms in trusses throughout the season, with the bonus of a fruity fragrance with citrus undertones.
It is a bedding rose par excellence which is easy to look after and has great disease resistant.
A lovely rose for cutting.
GOLD STANDARD AWARD WINNER 2009
ROSA BELMONTE (Harpearl)
Since 2006 a few roses are selected each year for this prestigious award. Based on cumulative information from invited independent judges, the Gold Standard is awarded to worthy varieties.
Health, floriferousness, scent and commercial appeal are all considered key factors in the final choice.
Bred by Harkness Roses. UK
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