Rosa ‘Iceberg, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Floribunda

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Climbing Floribunda, isolated in England in 1968 by Cants of Colchester.

It is the sport of ‘Iceberg’ ( KORbin ), a celebrated rose with white perfumed flowers, created by Kordes in 1958 and known also as ‘Fée des Neiges’.

It can reach 4.5 m in height.

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Iceberg’

Parentage of ‘Iceberg’ :

‘Robin Hood’ × ‘Virgo’

Awards ( ‘Iceberg’ ) :

1958 - Baden-Baden Gold Medal

1958 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal

1960 - Anerkannte Deutsche Rose

1983 - World Federation of Rose Societies : Rose Hall of Fame ( The World’s Favourite Rose )

1999 - Floribunda Spray : Lake Superior Rose Society - Salem Rose Society

2000 - Floribunda Spray : Lower Cape Rose Society - Southampton Rose Society

2001 - Floribunda Spray : Mid-Hudson Rose Society - Rogue Valley Rose Society

 

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