Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Multi award-winning rose, created in 1977 in USA by Ellis & Swim, and known also as ‘Andeli’.
Cream-white corollas with red touches on the border of the petals.
Strong spicy perfume, but not always easy to cultivate, and badly suited to cold conditions.
In 1982 a climbing sport originated by way of cultivation.
‘Granada’ × ‘Garden Party’
In 1958 has been inserted among the roses of the ’Hall of Fame’, the most presigious of all times.
1976 - Baden-Baden : Gold Medal
1976 - Rome Rose Trials : Gold Medal
1977 - All-America Rose Selection
1977 - Breeder’s Choice
1981 - Association des Journalistes du Jardin et de l’Horticulture : Prix de la Rose
1985 - World Federation of Rose Societies : The World’s Favourite Rose
1986 - American Rose Society : James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award
1998 - Dallas Rose Society : Court of Show / Honor
1999 - Court of Show / Honor : Augusta Rose Society - Memphis Rose Society - Modesto Rose Society - Pikes Peak Rose Society - San Fernando Valley Rose Society - Santa Clara County Rose Society - Thomson Rose Society
1999 - Princess of Show : Pittsburgh Rose Society - St. Vrain Rose Society - Tropical Rose Society
1999 - Queen of Show : Monterey Bay Rose Society - New England Rose Society
1999 - Rosexpo Montreal : Best Red Rose
1999 - Warren Rose Society : King of Show
2000 - Court of Show / Honor : Glendale Rose Society - Pikes Peak Rose Society
2000 - Lake Superior Rose Society : King of Show
2001 - Court of Show / Honor : First Capitol Rose Society - Pikes Peak Rose Society - Potomac Rose Society - San Diego Rose Society
2001 - Princess of Show : Grand Valley Rose Society (Colorado) - Lower Cape Rose Society
2001 - St. Vrain Rose Society : King of Show
2001 - Tampa Rose Society : Queen of Show
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