Romance
Classification:
2 W-P[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1959
Awards:
This plant earned the Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for garden decoration or use (whether for open garden or under glass). The award is only given following a period of assessment. Assessment can take place in one or more of the following ways: 1) Trials at one of the Society’s Gardens or at some other venue; 2) Visits to specialist collections; 3) Round-table discussions drawing on the collective expertise and experience of Committee members, with the opportunity to call on further specialists when necessary.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1995.
AGM
1995; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1991.
*AM(g)
1991; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for cultivation in pots, Pans or bowls

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1986.
*AM(p)
1986; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1966.
AM(e)
1966;
Special Class:
ADS Classics
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
11 times as seed, 13 times as pollen
Comments

Fl. 92 mm wide; perianth segments roundish, slightly mucronate, creamy white, spreading, somewhat concave or with margins incurving, with midrib showing, overlapping half; corona short funnel-shaped, loosely ribbed, pink with yellow-pink at rim, mouth slightly expanded, frilled, deeply and regularly 6-lobed, the lobes themselves bi-lobed, with occasional flecks of white at notch, rim more or less entire. Scented.