'Anniversary' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Southern Roses
Light pink Floribunda.Registration name: MATtlace
Light pink. Creamy pink. Mild fragrance. In large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders or exhibition. Rain tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
One of the roses in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.
Nigel Pratt at Tasman Bay Roses
says this rose has porcelain pink flowers of attractive form...
The breeder says this rose is one of the first from the Matthews Nurseries breeding program and was named for their anniversary.