See the charming rose up close at the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival.
With a moderate fruity fragrance, the disease-resistant plant blooms in clusters of 12-15 flowers in creamy-apricot tones, reminiscent of honey, which actually inspired its name.
The floribunda rose, bred by the respected Kordes Rosen of Germany, has a strong, bushy, upright growth habit with glossy dark-green foliage. It’s perfect for mixed borders and pots on a terrace, and can also be planted to form a low hedge.
Introduced in 1982, the aim of Rose Of The Year is to discover by trials the best rose in any given year. Rose breeders enter what they consider to be the best of their up and coming varieties in to the competition. The trials, which lasts for a two year period, are conducted throughout the UK, with the varieties trialled in different soil and climate conditions…[READ MORE]