Rosa ‘Anne Harkness’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Floribunda

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in England by Harkness in 1979.

Very large clusters, with remarkable apricot-yellow corollas, darker at the base of the petals.

Slight perfume.

Variety denomination : HARkaramel

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Bobby Dazzler’

Pollen : (‘Manx Queen’ × ‘Prima Ballerina’) × (‘Chanelle’ × ‘Piccadilly’)

Awards :

1978 - Royal National Rose Society : Trial Ground Certificate

1980 - Breeders’ Choice

2000 - Floribunda Spray : Forest City Rose Society

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