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Aug 06 • 2013 • BudsLady MarmaladeRoseRose of the WeekSpicyYear.Bushbloomsperfume

Rose Of The Week

ROSE OF THE YEAR 2014 Lady Marmalade Floribunda 3ft An exciting new floribunda which has been awarded Rose Of The Year 2014  a title which it truly deserves. The compact bush carries masses of bright tangerine blooms which appear all summer long and well into the autumn and the first frosts.

The rounded buds open into a cupped bloom with heavily reflexed petals which open to wide bright flowers with a contrasting yellow centre. The blooms arrive in large clusters which can carry up to 10 or 11 blooms in a cluster, and will keep on appearing if you dead head regularly. The breeder has given it a 5 star rating which means it will grow and perform well under most conditions. A highly recommended modern rose with lots of old world charm, plus the bonus of an excellent spicy perfume. Bred by Harkness

"Lady Marmalade" is a song released in 1974 which was a world wide hit.  The song was also featured in the film "Moulin Rouge"

Advance orders taken. Available from November / December 2013

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Rose Of The Week

PENNY LANE Climbing Rose 1998  14-15ft

Rose Of The Year 1998 This is the first climber to be voted Rose Of The Year in the UK. It is a significant addition to the range of repeat blooming climbers, because of the old fashioned nature of the flowers. They are filled with ruffled, informal petals which become larger and more beautiful as they expand. The colour is pearly blush with light apricot in the depths of the fragrant flower. 'Penny Lane' blooms continuously through summer and autumn on long slender shoots, usually singly, and sometimes in small clusters. The plant has flexible stems and grows vigorously to average height or more, making it ideal for pillars, pergolas, arches, wall and fences. The plentiful foliage is healthy, dark green and shiny with excellent disease resistance. Fragrant. Highly Recommended.

AWARDS Rose Of The Year 1998. GOLD STANDARD AWARD WINNER 2008 PENNY LANE   (Hardwell) 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 For further information  please see  Gold Standard Roses on the Main Menu.

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FAQ Frequently Asked Questions.

YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL Rose Of The Year 2013

Q. Who decides which rose is named “Rose Of The Year” A.  Rose Of The Year® was introduced in 1982 and its aim is to discover by trials the best rose(s) in any given year. Rose breeders are invited, through Roses UK, to enter what they consider to be the best of their up and coming varieties in to the Rose of the Year competition; generally up to 20 varieties are submitted annually. Trials are conducted throughout the UK from as far north as Aberdeen, to Hampshire in the South, Northern Ireland and East Anglia with the varieties trialled in different soil and climate conditions. The trial lasts for a two year period and is judged by both amateurs and professional with the most worthy variety being selected as Rose Of The Year®. Selection is some 6 years in advance of its availability to allow for the building up of sufficient stock levels for its introduction to the public. The latest half dozen are Rose Of The Year 2013 “You’re Beautiful”   2012 “Moment In Time” 2011 “Joie De Vivre”  2010 “Absolutely Fabulous”   2009 “Lucky” For more details please see  ROSE OF THE YEAR page on our web site.

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ROSES IN SONG 24

Good Year For The Roses

Elvis Costello

I can hardly bear the sight of lipstick On the cigarettes there in the ashtray Lying cold the way you left them But at least your lips caressed them while you packed Or the lip-print on a half-filled cup of coffee That you poured and didn't drink But at least you thought you wanted it That's so much more than I can say for me

What a good year for the roses Many blooms still linger there The lawn could stand another mowing Funny I don't even care As you turn to walk away As the door behind you closes The only thing I have to say It's been a good year for the roses

After three full years of marriage It's the first time that you haven't made the bed I guess the reason we're not talking There's so little left to say we haven't said While a million thoughts go racing through my mind I find I haven't said a word From the bedroom the familiar sound Of our baby's crying goes unheard

What a good year for the roses Many blooms still linger there The lawn could stand another mowing Funny I don't even care As you turn to walk away As the door behind you closes The only thing I have to say It's been a good year for the roses

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Nov 07 • 2011 • Floribund.RubyNew Roses For 2012NumerousRose Of The Yearbloomsprolific

NEW ROSES FOR 2012

MOMENT IN TIME 

Floribunda.  2012   2ft=3ft

ROSE OF THE YEAR  2012

Good red floribundas are always in demand so this one should prove very popular. Masses of rich ruby red blooms all through the summer until the first frosts. It was chosen as Rose Of The Year for its excellent health and prolific freedom of flower. The healthy dark green glossy foliage is almost hidden under the numerous blooms. Makes a very colourful garden rose and looks great in a container. Fragrant. For the best results plant in full sun, dead head regularly and feed in the spring and again in the summer. Deserves the title 'Rose Of The Year'

Bred in Germany by Kordes.

AVAILABLE FROM NOVEMBER 2011

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