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.
Don’t forget the rose display on this weekend at Palmer’s in Bethlehem – see the Events page for full details.
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 the late Brian Attfield of Cambridge (Brian passed away in July, 2012).