IMG_6845 copy1I think Athena is a stunner!

Athena is a Hybrid Tea rose. Its blooms are large, double and high centred.  The blooms are a beautiful clear white edged with crimson pink. Each bloom has over 30 petals.  Alas, there is very little scent.

Athena bears long flowering stems which primarily carry just one bud, making it perfect as a cut flower and, as an added bonus, the blooms last ages in the vase.  The bloom below lasted a week.  That’s as good as it gets for roses. Continue reading