The World's Best Roses
THE WREN floribunda 2008 , 3ft
A very attractive modern rose with a lovely old fashioned look Massesd of blooms thoughout the season of apricot fading to pink. The show starts in early summer ang goes on with hardly a break until the first frosts. The healthy medium green foliage sets the blooms off to perfection. Will grown in the garden or a large container, but for the best results place in full sun. Makes a good cut flower A very pleasant sweet fragrance. Bred by Kordes in Germany.
AWARDS Gold standard Award 2010
Also known as Floral Fairytale and Afternoon Delight
Named to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Women's Royal Naval Service. The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS; popularly and officially known as the Wrens) was the women's branch of the Royal Navy . ... First formed in 1917 for the First World War, it was disbanded in 1919, then revived in 1939 at the beginning of the Second World War, remaining active until integrated into the Royal Navy in 1993.
FLORIBUNDA 2011 3FT-4FT
A lovely new floribunda bred to raise money for York Minster. Beautiful creamy/white blooms tinged with amber. Repeat flowers from early summer right through until autumn. Reportedly a very healthy rose with good disease resistance. A sweet and pleasant perfume.
The York Minster Rose was launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 with a presentation to HRH The Duke of York and Princess Beatrice. The rose also featured in the 2011 award-winning Welcome to Yorkshire garden, The Art of Yorkshire.The rose was developed by Harkness roses and funds raised from sales will help to restore and preserve York Minster for future generations.
Awards. Gold Standard Award 2012
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