Rose Trials
Echigo Hillside Park, Nagaoka, Japan - June - October, 2013
(International Fragrant Rose Trial)

First Category (Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora):
Gold Award,
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism Award for Best Rose,
Niigata Prefectural Governor's Award for Most Fragrant Rose

Gospel (RT02733) is a bushy, very disease resistant, fragrant Nostalgic Hybrid Tea with large, cup-shaped flowers in small clusters. The flower colour is a deep purple on warm summer days turning to a strong burgundy colour on cooler days. The freagrance is Damask-Modern; a full-bodied fragrance with a honey-like sweet rose scent combined with crisp fruity and hyacinth green notes and a magnificent powdery nuance.It was hybridized by Tantau of Germany.

(Photo courtesy of Rosen Tantau)