West Grove, PA – Star® Roses and Plants is excited to announce it recently won 7 out of 11 awards from The American Rose Trials for Sustainability (A.R.T.S.) program. A.R.T.S. identifies the most sustainable, hardy, pest-resistant, and beautiful rose cultivars for use in American landscapes and gardens.
Eleven roses earned A.R.T.S. awards for 2019: eight A.R.T.S. Master Rose awards and three A.R.T.S. Local Artist awards. For each region in which a trial rose meets the performance threshold, it earns an A.R.T.S. Local Artist award. If a rose earns a Local Artist award in four or more regions, it is designated as an A.R.T.S. Master Rose, the highest award honoring the rose’s wider range of adaptability.
Star® Roses and Plants won four Master Rose awards and three Local Artists awards. The winners are as follows:
The Bushing Knock Out® Rose, a 2019 A.R.T.S. Master Rose winner.
The Double Knock Out® Rose, a 2019 A.R.T.S. Master Rose winner.
The Pink Double Knock Out® Rose, a 2019 A.R.T.S. Master Rose winner.
The Pink Knock Out® Rose, a 2019 A.R.T.S. Master Rose winner.
Bubble Double™, a 2019 Local Artist winner.
Peppermint Pop™, a 2019 Local Artist winner.
Limoncello™, a 2019 Local Artist winner.
To learn more about Star® Roses and Plants introductions, visit www.starrosesandplants.com. To learn more about The American Rose Trials for Sustainability, visit www.americanrosetrialsforsustainability.org.
From the Peace rose to the revolutionary Knock Out® and Drift® roses, Star® Roses and Plants is a leading genetics company involved directly in breeding roses, edibles, perennials and woody plants, and introducing plants from other breeders around the world. Star® Roses and Plants is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ball® Horticultural Company. For more information, please visit www.starrosesandplants.com.
Source: Star® Roses and Plants