Laurie Jeyes of the Bay of Plenty Rose Society went to the national rose show in Levin last weekend and has kindly reported back with the results.
Champion of Champions: White Romance, bred by Rob Somerfield of Te Puna and shown by D & H White of Northland.
Champion Large Stem: White Romance.
Champion Exhibition Bloom: Signature (released in 1998).
Champion Decorative Bloom: Grandpa Dickson (an old favourite this, released in 1966), also known as Irish Gold in other parts of the world.
Champion Small Stem: Millennium, bred by Doug Grant of Auckland.
Champion Display Vase: Joan Monica, bred by Brian Attfield of Cambridge (Brian passed away in July, 2012).