'Super Trouper' wins gold at International Rose trial

Fryers Roses has won the top prize at this year's International Rose Trials in Glasgow for 'Super Trouper'.

The rose won the Golden Prize of the City of Glasgow the Lord Provost's Cup, which goes to the rose with the highest points.

The rose was voted Novelty Rose 2010 and awarded Gold Standard at the National Institute of Agricultural Botany trials and was the people's choice at the International trials in The Hague last year.

Fryers managing director Gareth Fryer said: "It is a bright, eye-catching floribunda that has excellent disease resistance and it is proving to be a very reliable performer."

Keith Zary from the USA won a gold medal for 'JACsinpi', while silver went to David Austin's 'Lady of Shalott' and German company W Kordes Sohne's 'Strikes Gold'. 'Dicjive' from Dickson Nurseries in Northern Ireland won the people's choice award.

Trials were held at Tollcross Park in the city's east end.

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