Author and lecturer Dale Carnegie once said, “We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.” While gardens may be covered in snow for those in Canada and the northern U.S., enjoy these vibrant, blooming beauties from the 2020 Biltmore Rose Trials to cure your winter blues. Since 2011, Biltmore’s Rose Garden has trialed more than 200 varieties from growers and breeders worldwide.

CHERRY FROST

Cherry Frost, a miniature climbing rose, was awarded the top prize at the 2020 Biltmore International Rose Trials. Bred by Overom and distributed by Star Roses & Plants, Cherry Frost (Overedclimb) took home the George and Edith Vanderbilt Award for Most Outstanding Rose of the trials.

WHIPPED CREAM

Whipped Cream (Meitulaca) took home the Lord Burleigh Award for Best Disease Resistant and the Edith Wharton Award for Best Floribunda. It is bred by Meilland and distributed by Star Roses & Plants.

PINKERBELL

Pinkerbell (Meivanae) was the winner of the Pauline Merrill Award for Best Hybrid Tea Rose at the 2020 trials. Pinkerbell is bred by Meilland and is available from Star Roses & Plants.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STAR ROSES & PLANTS

TOP GUN

Top Gun (WEKmoridahor) received the Chauncy Beadle Award for Best Shrub Rose. It is bred by Tom Carruth and available from Weeks Roses.
PHOTO COURTESY OF WEEKS ROSES

SWEET SPIRIT

Sweet Spirit (Meithatie) won the Honorable John Cecil Award for Open Group this year. It is bred by Meilland and distributed by Star Roses & Plants.
PHOTO COURTESY OF STAR ROSES & PLANTS