Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Created in England by Harkness, it surpasses 2 metres in height; it has a bushy appearance, and therefore some classify it amongst the Shrub Roses.
Corollas with 25 orange-red petals, slightly perfumed.
Variety denomination : HARlex
Seed : ‘Tropicana’ (synonym of ‘Super Star’)
Pollen : ‘Ann Elizabeth’ × ‘Allgold’
1972 - Royal National Rose Society : Certificate of Merit
1973 - Hamburg Gold Medal
1974 - Belfast Gold Medal
1987 - Royal National Rose Society : James Mason Medal
1993 - Royal Horticultural Society : Anerkannte Deutsche Rose
→ History of the rose : from the Wild Roses towards a perfect rose.
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