Rosa ‘Avocet’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Floribunda

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Created in England in 1984 by Harkness.

Large clusters of semi-double flowers, with 9-16 orange-yellow petals, shading towards auburn-pink.

Strong perfume.

Variety denomination : HARpluto

Parentage :

‘Dame of Sark’ × Seedling

Awards :

1981 - Kortrijk / Courtrai Silver Medal

1981 - Royal National Rose Society : Trial Ground Certificate

 

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