Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Known also as ‘Fragrant Cloud’, it’s a Hybrid Tea created in 1963, in Germany, by Mathis Tantau.
Corollas with 27-30 petals of orange-red, very perfumed with the fragrance of the Damask Rose.
A climbing sport can also be found. It is not suited to cold conditions.
Variety denomination : TANellis
Seedling × ‘Prima Ballerina’
1963 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal
1964 - Anerkannte Deutsche Rose
1964 - Royal National Rose Society : President’s International Trophy
1966 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal
1967 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal
1969 - American Rose Society : James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award
1970 - American Rose Society : James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award
1981 - World Federation of Rose Societies : Rose Hall of Fame (The World’s Favourite Rose)
1999 - Rosexpo Montreal - Best Palette
2000 - Court of Show / Honor : Lower Cape Rose Society - Mount Diablo Rose Society
2000 - California Coastal Rose Society Rose Show : Most Fragrant (Hybrid Tea)
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