Star® Roses and Plants Wins Four Awards from the 2020 American Garden Rose Selections™ Testing Program

 

Star® Roses and Plants Wins Four Awards from the 2020 American Garden Rose Selections™ Testing Program

 

West Grove, PA – Star® Roses and Plants, a leading genetics company involved directly in breeding roses, edibles, perennials and woody plants, is excited to announce it won four awards from the 2020 American Garden Rose Selections™ (AGRS) testing program. AGRS™ recognizes roses that are easy to care for, disease-resistant and suitable for different regions of the country.

 

Star® Roses and Plants winners are as follows:

 

Canyon Road™, a regional choice award winner in the Northeast, Northwest and South Central regions.

 

Lemon Fizz, a regional choice award winner in the Northwest, South Central and Southwest regions.

 

Princesse Charlene de Monaco®, a fragrance award winner.

 

Wedding Bells™, a regional choice award winner in the Northwest, Southeast and South Central regions.

 

All roses entered into the AGRS™ are tested for two years in six different geographical regions, each containing two test gardens. Additional characteristics that are evaluated include: vigor, foliage proportion, plant habit, flowering effect, rebloom habit, bloom form, aging quality of blooms, fragrance, and hardiness. In order for a variety to be granted an award, it must average at least 80 out of 100 points in at least three regions.

 

To learn more about Star® Roses and Plants introductions, visit starrosesandplants.com. To learn more about the American Garden Rose Selections™, visit americangardenroseselections.com.  

 

Star® Roses and Plants has been bringing great plants to the world’s gardens since 1897.  As a leading genetics company involved directly in breeding roses, perennials and woody plants, Star® Roses and introducing plants from other breeders around the world. Most notable collections include The Knock Out Family of Roses, Drift Roses and Bushel and Berry. Star® Roses and Plants is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ball Horticultural. For more information, please visit www.starrosesandplants.com.

 

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