The Grand Prize rose is a cream colored Floribunda rose that produces loads of perfectly symmetrical blooms.
Pointed, ovoid buds open as a primrose color with just a hint of pink, and as they open fully, mature to pure white.
The satiny petals are a bit ruffled, with frilly golden centers. The outer petals are a lighter, softer color.
The elegant looking primrose and pink blooms have a mild spicy scent.
Type Floribunda rose
Hybridizer Jackson & Perkins
Blooms Creamy White blooms are 4" across with 20-25 petals
Foliage Dark Green semi-glossy foliage
Growth Habits Vigorous growing bush gets 3 1/2' tall by 3 1/2' wide
Hardy Zones zones 6-9
The 'Grand Prize' rose is a vigorous, compact growing rose that will grow 3 1/2' tall and wide, and produce flowers profusely all season.
It is disease resistant, and a profuse bloomer.
Grand Prize was introduced by the Jackson & Perkins company, and won top awards in Europe.
Best Uses for this Floribunda rose;
It is a very good garden performer that will compliment all other colors in your garden. It makes a good rose for cutting also.
It's compact size makes it ideal for growing in large containers, as well as making an excellent low hedge.
Mix it in a perennial border anywhere you find room (the color blends with all others).
Keep the blooms deadheaded to encourage re-bloom.