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Whartons Wins Rose of the Year with Peach Melba


Whartons have won the the coveted 'Rose of the Year' Award with their entry 'Peach Melba'. The prestigious 'Rose of the Year' Award is presented by the British Association of Rose Breeders (BARB) and faces stiff competition.

Bred by Kordes Rosen, 'Peach Melba' is a climbing rose producing large semi-double, cupped flowers in a fruity colour-mix of apricot, peach and coral with a light spicy fragrance. The dark-green, glossy foliage shows exceptional disease resistance. A plant of moderate vigour and with a height and spread of 2m x 80cm 'Peach Melba' is an excellent choice for smaller gardens or planting in a large container.

In addition to the Rose of the Year title, 'Peach Melba' has been awarded ADR in Germany and received numerous awards from International Rose Trials in Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Warsaw.

Plants available to buy this autumn from rose nurseries and garden centres.

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This story was published on: 01/07/2022

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