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The Festival of Roses was home to the prize-winning bloom
Sweet Honey 'Kormecaso' was named as the 2020 Rose of the Year.
The floribunda rose, with large clusters of elegant, hybrid tea-shaped blooms in creamy apricot tones, was launched at the 2019 Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival.
The rose shows outstanding disease resistance, has a strong, bushy, upright growth habit and glossy dark-green foliage. It also has a moderate fruity fragrance. This charming bloom is perfect for mixed borders or pots on a terrace and can also form a low hedge.
The launch took place in the Festival of Roses (by Roses UK) on behalf of Kordes Rosen of Germany. A limited number of the roses were on sale at the festival and bare root plants will be available nationwide through rose nurseries from autumn 2019.
The Festival of Roses was one of the iconic sights to tick off when visiting the festival. It offered visitors the chance to immerse themselves in a world of gorgeous colour and scent, chat to exhibitors and find a favourite new variety of rose.
The Roses Tearoom was a welcome addition to the festival in 2019 and provided a space to indulge in a morning coffee or afternoon tea while soaking up the atmosphere and scents of the surrounding blooms.
Once refreshed, visitors took a look at the showstopping displays, put together by our dedicated exhibitors. There were roses at their best from:
There was also a stunning rose garden to greet visitors into the Festival of Roses. The display was artfully created by award-winning designer Jo Thompson and provided plenty of inspiration.
See gorgeous blooms at their best
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