Foundation is an attractive orange/apricot rose. It blooms in clusters. The blooms are double with a slightly cupped centre. They have a beautiful frilly look. It is free flowering with healthy glossy foliage and a slight perfume. It grows to about 1 metre tall. It is more or less continuous flowering throughout the year. It is an excellent cut-flower as it lasts well in the vase.
Foundation is a Floribunda rose.
Foundation was released in Australia in 2002 in conjunction with the Activ Foundation. The Activ Foundation is a Western Australian not-for-profit organisation which provides services and support to people with intellectual disabilities. This rose was released to mark its 50th anniversary.