The World's Favourite Roses and the dates they were inducted into the Rose Hall of Fame, as chosen by popular vote in the member countries of the World Federation of Rose Societies and announced at World Rose Conventions.
syn. Gioia, Gloria Dei, Mme. A. Meilland
'Peace' is one of the most beloved roses in the world. It is a large flowered/Hybrid Tea with warm yellow and pink-tipped blooms with a delicate, sweet scent.
'Peace' was hybridized by Francis Meilland of France and introduced in 1945.
Queen Elizabeth is a large-flowered rose. In the United States it was placed in the "grandiflora" class. Lovely medium-pink blooms cover the large bush with repeated flushes of bloom.
Queen Elizabeth was hybridized by Dr. W.E. Lammerts of the United States of America and introduced in 1954.
TANellis - syn. Duftwolke, Nuage Parfume
Fragrant Cloud is a large-flowered/Hybrid Tea rose with an incredibly powerful perfume. It's orange-red blooms are slightly flushed with a strange, lavender-grey tint that mutes the vibrant color. This color is not found in any other rose.
Fragrant Cloud was hybridized by M. Tantau of Germany and introduced in 1963.
KORbin - syn. Schneewittchen, Fee des Neiges
Iceberg is a moderate-sized, cluster-flowered/Floribunda rose. It is very floriferous, displaying large masses of white blooms throughout the season. Its tough leaves help it to resist many diseases.
Iceberg was hybridized by Reimer Kordes of Germany and introduced in 1958.
Double Delight is a large-flowered/Hybrid Tea red-blend with a delightful fragrance ... thus, a true "double" delight. The white rose petals at the heart of the rose are surrounded by red. The red color that blushes the petals varies based on the weather in your area. As a result, no two blooms are ever alike.
Double Delight was hybridized by Herbert Swim of the United States of America and introduced in 1977.
Papa Meilland is a large-flowered/Hybrid Tea rose of velvety dark red. The fragrance is an outstanding blend of spices and honey.
Papa Meilland was hybridized by Alain Meilland of France and introduced in 1963.
Pascali is a cream-white Large Flowered/Hybrid Tea. The 35 petals glisten against the rich green foliage and the bush is very resistant to disease
Pascali was hybridized by Louis Lens of Belgium and introduced in 1963.
Just Joey is an extremely popular large-flowered/Hybrid Tea rose. It has luscious apricot-colored petals with wavy edges. The open bloom is large and dramatic and the fragrance is rich and fruity
Just Joey was hybridized by Roger Pawsey of Cants of Colchester of England and introduced in 1972.
New Dawn is a light pink Large Flowered Climber, and is a sport of Dr. W. Van Fleet. It was introduced in 1930 by Dreer of Somerset Rose Nursery, United States of America.
Ingrid Bergman (POUlman) is a Large Flowered/Hybrid Tea rose. Its large, velvet red, fragrant blooms are produced freely on a strong, upright bush.
Ingrid Bergman was hybridized by Poulsen of Denmark and introduced in 1985.
MEIdomonac - syn. Bonica 82
Bonica 82 is a very floriferous Shrub rose. The abundant flowers are medium pink at the centre and lighter pink at the edges. The foliage is small, dark and semi-glossy, and the plant has a bushy growth habit.
Bonica 82 was hybridized by Meilland of France and introduced in 1982.
The parentage of Bonica 82 is (Rosa Sempervirons x Marthe Caron) x Picasso.
Pierrre de Ronsard
MEIviolin - syn. Eden, Eden Climber, Eden Rose 88, Grimpant de Pierre de Ronsard
Pierrre de Ronsard is a Large Flowered Climber hybridized by Marie-Louise Meilland of France and introduced in 1987. The very double, old-rose type blooms are a pink blend and have a moderate fragrance.
The parentage of Pierre de Ronsard is [(Danse des Sylphes x Handel) x Pink Wonder Climbing].
DICjana - syn. Peaudouce
Elina is a light yellow Large Flowered/Hybrid Tea, hybridized by Patrick Dickson of Northern Ireland and introduced in 1983. The high centered, slightly fragrant blooms are borne on a tall bush with dense, glossy foliage.
The parentage of Elina is Nana Mouskouri x Lolita.
Graham Thomas is a very floriferous Shrub rose hybridized by David Austin of England and introduced in 1983. The deep yellow blooms are large, with old-fashioned form and a strong tea fragrance.
The parentage of Graham Thomas is [Charles Austin x (Iceberg x seedling)].
Sally Holmes is a very floriferous Shrub rose (Hybrid Musk). The The single, cream blooms have yellow stamens and come in large clusters. The bush is vigorous, has very few thorns and will tolerate some shade. Sally Holmes was hybridized in 1976 by Robert A. Holmes, an amateur hybridizer in the United Kingdom, and it was introduced by Fryer's Roses.
The parentage of Sally Holmes is (Ballerina x Ivory Fashion).
(Photo courtesy of Fryer's Roses)
Cocktail (MEImick) is a Climber in the south and a Shrub in the north. The small to medium, 5 petal blooms are bright red with a yellow centre and stamens and have a spicy fragrance. The amount of bloom is exceptional and the foliage is glossy and disease free.
Cocktail was hybridized by Francis Meilland of France and introduced in 1957.
The parentage of Cocktail is (Independence x Orange Triumph) x Phyllis Bide.
(Photo courtesy of Meilland International)
Knock Out (RADrazz) blooms every 5-6 weeks, from spring to frost, creating a stunning show of beautiful flowers! They can fit into any landscape in most climates. Plant them individually as a focal point, among other shrubs, or in large groups to create a colorful hedge. The Knock Out® roses are the most disease resistant roses on the market making them easy to grow. All of the Knock Out® Roses are self-cleaning so there is no need to deadhead.
Knock Out was hybridized by William Radler of the USA and introduced in 2000.
The parentage of Knock Out is RAD85-139.1 × RAD84-196.8
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