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.
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.