I had seen this rose in the catalogs, I was not impressed. When I saw it on the $1.00 rose table at Lowe’s last fall, I thought I’ll give it a try. I had no idea what I was missing! “Mardi Gras”, a floribunda came into bloom this week in my garden. I love the coloring and form of this rose. It has not quite “settled” into my garden, so the jury is still out on growth habit, but thus far it seems to have a dominate hybrid tea quality. I think this rose is a keeper. Anyone else growing this rose?
Mardi Gras – Floribunda Hybridizer: Dr. Keith W. Zary Introduced by: Jackson & Perkins in 2008 The coloring of this rose is a Pink Orange Yellow Blend The ARS Handbook For Selecting Roses lists it as a “Pink Blend”