The Valentine Heart Rose, is a very sweet, clustered flowered, pink colored Floribunda rose. It produces sprays of 5-15 flowers in a very romantic shade.
Dark buds, turn to a lovely pink color, that has darker pink on the backs of the petals, and a paler rose pink on the inside. The petals take on variable hues of pink and rosy lilac, adding a colorful depth to the flower, and making them simply charming!
They have just a
hint of red in the heart of the flower, no doubt, why they were named 'Valentine Heart'.
Type Floribunda Rose
Hybridizer Dickson 1989
Blooms deep rose pink color on the backs of the petals, and pale rose on the insides. Flowers are 2 1/2” across, with around 20 petals
Growth Habits bushy grower, slightly spreading, that can reach 4’ tall by 2 ½’ wide
Foliage dense, mid-green new growth is purple
Fragrance Strong, sweet fragrance
Awards Geneva Gold Medal 1988, Royal National Rose Society Certificate of Merit 1988, Belfast Certificate of Merit 1992
Hardy Zone zone 6
These roses were bred in Ireland, where rain is more than plentiful. Therefore, they had to be able to be able to withstand the wet, weather conditions there.
This is a very attractive Floribunda rose, not only for the lovely bloom color, and magical, frilly petals, but they also have a wonderful strong, sweet fragrance. Clusters of flowers are held on long stems, that make them perfect for cutting. Cut a bouquet and enjoy them inside as well as out in the garden.
They flower almost continually all season, with plenty of blooms.
Plant them in a garden bed, or at the front of the border. Plant
several in a row for a dramatic effect!
As you can see by the awards this rose has to it’s merit, it’s a pretty