Rosa 'Fond Memories'
Floribunda rose with mid to dark green foliage, flowering in flushes throughout the season. Small clusters of mildly fragrant, pale pink to apricot flowers, fading to creamy white.
Registration name Rosa 'MACkrasna'. Bred by Sam McGredy (1998, New Zealand) from a cross between Rosa 'Sexy Rexy' and Rosa 'Marijke Koopman'. The miniature rose Rosa 'Kirfelix', bred by Gordon Kirkham (UK, 1999) is also known as Rosa 'Fond Memories'.
Prefers a sunny position in any well-draining soil with a generous amount of organic matter. Fertilise in early spring and again in early summer. Dead-head during the flowering season and prune in winter. Good disease resistance.
Vigorous rose with perfectly shaped flowers in lovely soft colours. Combines well with other pastel shades in particular white, pale blue and lavender. Can be grown as a standard or a bush for flower display in beds and borders, as a single specimen or in groups. Suitable for picking.
Type of plantShrub - Deciduous
Sizeto 1.2 m tall
Landscape Useflower display, cut flowers
- Temperature: Hardy
- Light: High
- Moisture: Medium
- Soil: Light Medium Heavy
- Wind tolerance: Average