Rosa ‘Sweet Love’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Mario Beltramini




Created in England by Harkness and registered in 2005, ’Sweet Love’ has also the name of ’Chandos Beauty’.

Even 1 m tall and 80 cm broad shrub, with dark green foliage.

Little more than 10 cm broad flowers, with 40-80 petals spirally arranged and usually isolated, as befits the classic Hybrid Tea. Of pearly colour, with pinkish shades at the centre, they have a strong sweet and spiced fragrance, with notes of cinnamon, cloves and raspberry.

In bloom with more cycles in the garden, ’Sweet Love’ is also an excellent cut flower.

Variety denomination : HARmisty

Awards :

2007 - Gold Standard Rose Trials: Gold Standard - Glasgow Tollcross Fragrance Award - Glasgow Certificate of Merit

2008 - Alterarosa - Prix du Public

1011 - Baden-Baden Gold Medal - Baden-Baden Fragrance Prize


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