Rosa ‘Händel’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Floribunda

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Created in 1965 by Samuel Darragh McGredy.

It reaches 4.5 m in height, with flowers of 22-30 perfumed petals, silvery white with a red margin.

Variety denomination : MACha

Parentage :

‘Columbine’ × ‘Heidelberg’

Awards :

1975 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1993 - Royal Horticultural Society : Award of Garden Merit

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