‘Bengali’ has proven to be a top performing rose around the world winning multiple international gold and silver medals in trials and is also known for having the highest disease resistance in its “apricot” colour range.
Bengali was bred by Kordes in Germany in 2000 and first introduced in 2011.
This rose features an abundance of fully double (17-25 petals), rich apricot blooms with a moderate fragrance. Blooms in clusters of up to 10 blooms right through spring, summer and autumn.
This variety is another example of Kordes’ strict breeding program and “no spray” policy which aims to create and release vigorous healthy roses requiring less maintenance.
This rose is excellent in our climate and has vigorous upright growth to approx. 1.5m tall x 1.2m wide with large, healthy, glossy foliage.
Deadhead finished blooms to encourage the next flush of roses.
Available from Treloar Roses in Victoria.
GOLD MEDAL Baden-Baden Rose Trial Germany 2009
GOLD MEDAL Kortrijk Rose Trial Belgium 2009
GOLD MEDAL Royal National Rose Society England 2010
ADR Award German Rose Trials Germany 2010
SILVER MEDAL Bagatelle Rose Trials France 2009
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD Bagatelle Rose Trials France 2009
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD Glasgow Rose Trials Scotland 2015
GRANDE ROSE du SIECLE Lyon Rose Trials France 2010
Text: Kelvin Trimper AM