Family : Rosaceae
Class : Climbing Rose, Floribunda
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Climbing Floribunda, isolated in England in 1968 by Cants of Colchester.
It is the sport of ‘Iceberg’ (KORbin), a celebrated rose with white perfumed flowers, created by Kordes in 1958 and known also as ‘Fée des Neiges’.
It can reach 4.5 m in height.
Sport of ‘Iceberg’
Parentage of ‘Iceberg’ :
‘Robin Hood’ × ‘Virgo’
Awards (‘Iceberg’) :
1958 - Baden-Baden Gold Medal
1958 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal
1960 - Anerkannte Deutsche Rose
1983 - World Federation of Rose Societies : Rose Hall of Fame (The World’s Favourite Rose)
1999 - Floribunda Spray : Lake Superior Rose Society - Salem Rose Society
2000 - Floribunda Spray : Lower Cape Rose Society - Southampton Rose Society
2001 - Floribunda Spray : Mid-Hudson Rose Society - Rogue Valley Rose Society