New Cultivars

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Floribunda

 

DURBAN JULY 

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

Cluster of medium-sized deep golden buds displaying vibrant orange and eventually scarlet red as it matures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DIE HUISGENOOT ROOS
ATHYbrown

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)
Launch October 2005

Medium, compact growing floribunda. The colour is apricot and varies from light apricot on the petal edges to warm apricot in the centre. Huisgenoot Roos is a healthy and vigorous grower. It is free-flowering and will give you a colourful display in your garden almost all year round.

 

 

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ICEBERG

Floribunda (bush/standard 90cm/standard 60 cm / climber / weeping standard)

Small, pointed buds are borne in clusters; pure white; vigorous and extremely prolific; bushy growth. One of the most important bedding roses because of its abundant flowering, growth habit and the significant neutral white. By pruning lightly it may also be grown as a shrub of about 2m height.

 

 

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JOHANNESBURG
GARDEN CLUB
POULudfan (N)

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

A lovely rose covered with delicate single blooms of an exquisite soft coral. The abundant production of flowers can only be compared to a petunia. Its use in free landscaping, pots and tubs is unlimited. Needs to be seen to be appreciated.

 

 

 

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JULIO IGLESIAS ®
Var. Meistemon

Meilland 2007

H.T. - cream white striped with red;
height : 70/80 cm; bloom size : 11 cm; 50 petals; fragrance : strong

 

 

 

 

 

 

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KAROO ROSE
POULkaro (N)

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

The bud starts off with a deep orange-red colour, lightening into a strawberry-red in the shapely half-open stage and finally pales to the colour of a watermelon after which the petals drop off cleanly without bleaching and looking unsightly. The bush grows easily and quickly into a well-rounded specimen, clothed with dark green, touch foliage. Basal shoots as well as side shoots appear nonstop, each carrying a cluster of shapely blooms.

 

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MANOU MEILLAND

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

A superb bushy, spreading plant with masses of deep, blue-pink flowers which give colour all season long. Scented and ideal for beds, groups or borders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PEARL OF BEDFORDVIEW
MEIbeausi (N)

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

The pearl-white of the semi-double blooms is enhanced with a touch of pink that flows over the petal edges; outstanding flowering ability; one of the best floribunda roses available in every aspect of vigour, health, floriferousness and beauty.

 

 

 

 

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PINK ICEBERG

Floribunda

This variety has the same flower characteristics as Iceberg, but the flowers have splashes of pink on the petals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SATCHMO

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

High buds unfold into semi-double blooms in large clusters; dazzling, bright orange-red, which deepens later in autumn. Vigorous, healthy and prolific growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SIMPLICITY
Jacink (GA)

Floribunda (bush / standard 90cm)

A never-ending display of semi-double, clear pink flowers. The name refers not only to the clean simple appearance but as much to the simplicity of planting a rose whish needs very little care.

 

 

 

 

 

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Climbers

 

BLOSSOM MAGIC
MEInoiral (N)

Climber

A strong grower, producing clusters of large flowers. The bright rose-pink hardly ever fades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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COCKTAIL

Climber

Large, single blooms, crimson with a golden eye; profuse and continuous flowerer; carries its masses of blooms all along the strong basal branches and on many side shoots. May be free standing or trained over a pergola or fence.

 

 

 

 

 

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DON JUAN

Climber

Large, HT shaped buds are borne singly or in clusters on basal stems and side branches all season long. The full, double blooms are velvet-red.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DOUBLE DELIGHT

Hybrid Tea / climber (bush / standard 90cm)

Shapely, pointed, medium-sized blooms cover the bush, unusual tones of deep pink on the outside of the petals contrast with a lighter pink on the inside which is further enhanced with a deep salmon in the centre. Vigorous, healthy, well balanced growth.

 

 

 

 

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GOLDEN SHOWERS

Climber

Medium sized, shapely buds and semi-double blooms are produced in large, loose clusters; vigorous, glossy foliage; profuse and a repeat flowerer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HIGH FLYER

Climber

A spreading climber that needs to be fastened, to ensure continuous blooms. Trim spent flowers for second flush. Beautiful red colour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ISIDINGO
ORAsarpal (N)

Climber

The bud is green-yellow with pink on the edge of each petal. The petals are firm, and the foliage is robust & glossy green.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JOSEPH'S COAT

Climber

One of the most valuable shrub or climber roses, medium-sized, shapely yellow buds open to change into orange-red and pink. The vigorous plant keeps on flowering as it grows into a willowy shrub or a wall-covering climber.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RHAPSODY IN BLUE
FRAntasia

Climber

Upright growing shrub with clusters of semi-double blooms. The colour is blue-purple.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ROSE CELESTE
DELroceles (GA)

Climber

This light pink rose produces blooms on the tip of every shoot throughout the season. Vigorous and absolutely hardy, she grows quickly to cover a wall, fence or pergola. The more frequently blooms are picked, the more encouragement the shrub receives to keep on providing blooms.

 

 

 

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SCENTED DAWN
MEItosier (N)

Climber

A strong grower, bears flowers constantly. Flowers are borne in clusters of 3-5 on sturdy stems. In bud stage the colour is creamy-bronze with a bronze-yellow centre. When the rose opens, the colour changes to creamy-pink.

 

 

 

 

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Ground Covers

 

DELICATE SUNSATION
KORgutopf (N)

Groundcover

An endless supply of creamy semi-double blooms makes this variety very popular. It can also be planted in hanging baskets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DELOITTE AND TOUCHE
KORaucher (N)

(Groundcover and 90cm standard)

Produces semi-double flowers. Apricot & peach blend into orange and fades to pink as the bloom matures. This ground cover spreads it’s branches outward and grow knee-high. Deloitte & Touche grows well in pots.

 

 

 

 

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FIERY SUNSATION
KORtemma (N)

Groundcover / weeping standard

The most exciting red groundcover rose to date. Prostrate basal stems fan out from the centre starting to carry their luminous, fiery red blooms at an early stage. These semi-double, fairly large blooms age without discolouring and drop of cleanly. New growth is extended sideways until the plant covers one square meter with robust healthy leaves and flowers.

 

 

 

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GRANNY'S DELIGHT
POULgrandel (P)

Groundcover

Perfectly rosette shaped blooms in a bright pink colour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HEIDESOMMER

Groundcover

This rose plant spread numerous shoots sideways, each soon fanning out and forming flat clusters of semi-double, sweetly perfumed cream flowers. New stems will soon appear and with it, the next flush of blooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JELLY BABY
ATHYou

Groundcover

The sideways growing shoots bear clusters of delicate pink flowers. Strong and healthy grower.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PINK SUNSATION
KORpinka (N)

Groundcover / weeping standard

This rose truly heralds the new generation of groundcover roses. Ground-hugging glossy lush growth spreads out from the centre of the bush and quickly branches out with flowering side stems, still crawling forward until a sizeable area of about one square meter is covered, never forgetting to decorate itself with the most charming, clear pink, open blooms. The golden stamens add to the attraction. Old blooms drop of their petals without having faded.

 

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ROLY POLY
ATHYemma

Groundcover

Perfectly shaped rosette formed blooms. Strong stems bearing clusters of clear white blooms. It can be planted as a ground cover or trained up to cover a 1,2m high fence.

 

 

 

 

 

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Hybrid Teas

 

ANDREA STELTZER
KORfachrit (N)

Hybrid Tea

This superlative rose was selected from the cut rose trials. Clear pink with extremely long stems and large pointed blooms. To view a bed with hundreds of 1m long stems each carrying one perfectly shaped bud or bloom is breathtaking, but it is the normal behavior of this rose. It is indeed amazing to watch the long pointed buds develop, revealing a perfect beauty with firm petals reflecting and maintaining the sharply pointed centre. The glossy foliage is mildew resistant.

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BLACK BACCARA ®

Meidebenne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BLUE MOON

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

Pointed, shapely, full blooms in a clear, silver-lilac colour. Upright, vigorous, healthy and prolific growth. Scented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DOUBLE DELIGHT

Hybrid Tea / climber (bush / standard 90cm)

Shapely, pointed, medium-sized blooms cover the bush, unusual tones of deep pink on the outside of the petals contrast with a lighter pink on the inside which is further enhanced with a deep salmon in the centre. Vigorous, healthy, well balanced growth.

 

 

 

 

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BURNING SKY

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

This rose is unequaled in its radiance of colour. Long, pointed buds open into 4-inch exquisitely formed blooms. Shades of lavender, purple, bright pink and ruby red emerge at various stages as the flower opens. The blooms retain their colour through maturity. The growth of the plant is vigorous, tall and bushy.

 

 

 

 

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ESTHER GELDENHUYS
KORskipei (N)

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

This exquisite rose has become a standard variety not only for gardeners but also for florists. It combines vigorous growth, a pleasing coral colour, an absolutely superb shape of bud and open bloom and an ability to stay fresh on the bush and in a vase for a long time.

 

 

 

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FIVE ROSES
JACopper(N)

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

This exquisite, classical red rose keeps her colour as she unfolds. Beautiful, long buds on strong stems. It was chosen as the winner of the 1995 rose evaluation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GARDEN PAVILION

Hybrid Tea

Deep coral-pink rose on long stem; Fragrant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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INGRID BERGMAN
POULman (GA)

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

Broad and firm petals make up the large, glowing velvet-red blooms which hold their brilliance in the sun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JUST JOEY
CANjujo (GA)

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

A good rose is a good rose everywhere. The subtle play of cream from the petals, edges to darker shades of buff down to the copper in the deep centre of each bloom. The egg-shaped buds unfold slowly into large double blooms and the frilly edges of the firm petals add to the overall attraction. The bushes grow strong and healthy, producing their fragrant blooms, onto a stem, most willingly.

 

 

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NATANIËL ROSE

Hybrid Tea

This rose has a perfectly shaped bud that is white in colour, symbolic of our youth. The flowers grows on long strong stems. This is an excellent cutflower with a good vase life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RYK NEETHLING ROSE
HArenvoy (p)

Hybrid Tea

This medium growing bush bears blooms that are yellow gold in colour and represents Ryk's personal motto in life, "Going for gold". The flowers have good vase life and will add a golden glow to your garden.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RINA HUGO
DORfuri (N)

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm)

Classical pointed shape in a trendy deep magenta pink. Enormous size which retains its elegant shape and fullness. The glowing pink is quite different from any other pink rose. The bush is vigorous and strong growing.

 

 

 

 

 

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7de Laan
ATHYbecca

Hybrid Tea

This is a tall growing hybrid tea, bearing soft coffee coloured blooms on long stems. Healthy foliage and strong grower. Colourful display almost all year round.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TERRACOTTA ®

Meicobuis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TINEKE

Hybrid Tea (bush / standard 90cm / climber)

The pointed true white full buds sporting a green tinge, open slowly into large, very full, shapely blooms of an almost immaculate white. They are carried on strong straight stems and last extremely well. The bushes are robust and most vigorous.

 

 

 

 

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Miniature

 

 

AMORETTA

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

Shapely, pointed buds unfold into large, double blooms; white with a cream centre. Once the blooms are fully open, attractive stamens are visible densely foliated growth with few thorns; light green, exceptionally healthy foliage; flowers are borne singularly on slim stems and also with several side buds.

 

 

 

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BABY ROMANTICA

Meipaonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHIPPER

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

Double, full, medium-sized blooms with many narrow petals; salmon-pink with deeper shades as the blooms are exposed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DWARF KING

Miniature

Long, pointed buds opening into a semi-double flower; crimson red, prominently displaying the yellow stamens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FRINGETTE

Miniature

Shapely buds open into deep pink, semi-double blooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GEE GEE

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

Sharply pointed buds unfold gracefully into blooms of perfect rose shape. A deep cream and even light yellow during summer but in autumn suddenly transformed into admirable shades of apricot.

 

 

 

 

 

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LITTLE FLIRT

Miniature

Large, semi-double blooms with narrow, pointed petals produced in cluster; a red and bold bicolour.

 

 

 

 

 

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MAGIC CAROUSEL

Miniature

White with pink on petal edges; cut flower; extremely vigorous and healthy grower.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MAIDY

Miniature

Shapely, wine-red blooms with a white reverse are borne in a never-ending profusion on a compact, densely branched bush. The healthy and vigorous plants do well as a border and in containers.

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUETTO

Miniature

Semi-double, large blooms, bright orange-red with a faint golden hue on the petal reverse, vigorous, healthy and prolific growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MISS DAISY
JACflare (N)

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

Beautiful small, yellow buds, dark green foliage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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OCARINA
ocaRU (GA)

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

Shapely, pointed buds open into double, garnette type blooms; clear warm vermillion pink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ORANGE HONEY

Miniature

May be considered the best miniature to date; excels in every aspect; shapely, pointed buds open into double, garnette type blooms; clear warm vermillion pink; the vigorous bushes produce an abundance of new basal shoots with large, clustered flower heads as well as numerous flowering side stems. The foliage is healthy and of a shiny bronze colour when young and perform tremendously in any position.

 

 

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PIERINE

Miniature

Produces charming coral pink blooms on long stems. It’s perfect rose shape makes it excellent for cut and flower arrangements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PIXIE ROSE

Miniature

Free-flowering double blooms; deep pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RED ROSAMINI

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

Tight, egg-shaped yellow buds opening into scarlet red. Garnette-type blooms appear in an endless profusion all over the neat densely branched bushes. The aged blooms drop off, making it a basically maintenance-free rose.

 

 

 

 

 

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RING OF FIRE

Miniature (bush / standard 60cm)

As the round yellow buds open, they reveal a touch of red on the tip of every narrow petal which intensifies as they unfold into a fully double, pompom type bloom giving the illusion of a ring of fire. These vibrant blooms are borne on sturdy stems and remain on the bushes for a long time until they drop off cleanly. Also ideal for cut flowers.

 

 

 

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ROSMARIN

Miniature

Small, shapely buds and double blooms, delicate pink with a deeper pink eye in the centre of each bloom; neat, round, extremely prolific growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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