Rose Society of South Australia’s Rose of the Month, ‘Grimaldi’

Grimaldi is a typical floribunda rose, growing to 1.2m in height. It has double flowers borne in small clusters. The flowers which are large, have a salmon colour with light pink stripes. They have a mild fragrance of lemon and rose. The flowering repeats well throughout the season.

Rose Society of South Australia’s Rose of the Month, ‘Origami’

Origami is a very unusual looking rose with angular blooms similar to Origami, the 17th century Japanese art of paper folding. Said to be the first of its kind in the world and called “The Star Rose”.

Rose Society of South Australia’s Rose of the Month, ‘Dainty Bess’

Dainty Bess was bred by William Archer in the UK in 1925. He crossed Ophelia and Kitchener of Khartoum to create this beautiful single rose (5 – 8 petals). Mr. Archer named the rose for his wife, Elizabeth.

Rose Society of South Australia’s Rose of the Month, Bordure Nacree

Bordure Nacree was bred by Delbard in France in 1973. As the name suggests, it is a border rose and one of Delbard’s “Bordure” series which also has Bordure Blanche, Bordure Camaieu, Bordure Magenta and Bordure Viva.

Rose Society of South Australia’s Rose of the Month, Rebell

‘Rebell’ was bred by W. Kordes & Sons, in Germany, in 1996 and was introduced in 2006. Rebell was also released in Australia as ‘Australian Centenary of Federation’ to celebrate the Federation of Australia when the six colonies formed the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901.