The 1st International Fragrant Rose Trial in Echigo Hillside Park, Nagaoka Japan
Award-winning Entries (2007)

Every year, exhibitors from not only Japan but across the world are invited to take part in the trials with their new varieties of fragrant rose. The first trials held in 2005 attracted 14 exhibitors in all, comprising 10 participants from Japan and 4 from abroad (France, Denmark and Hungary), showcasing a total of 33 different varieties.

These roses were judged and the award ceremony was held at the Fragrance Rose Garden in Echigo Hillside Park on October 14,2007.

The President of the World Federation of Rose Societies, Dr. Gérald Meylan, and the Public Relations Secretary of the French Interior Ministry and Gardening Journalist, Ms. Nicole Boschung, were invited as guests via the Visit Japan Campaign (VJC)* in commemoration of this inaugural event.

*VJC (Visit Japan Campaign) Invitation Project
The Visit Japan Campaign by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport is currently in progress to encourage greater numbers of foreign tourists to Japan.

Gold Prize and Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Award

Entry No.16

pic. Fragrant hillGold Award
Variety category
HT
Variety name
Fragrant hill
Breeder
Kikuo Teranishi
Fragrance type
Fruity
Elegant, agreeable fragrance with a fresh green note on top of a sweet fruity aroma.

Gold Award

Entry No.28

pic. ORA 640Gold Award
Variety category
S
Variety name
Princesse sibilla de Luxembourg(ORA 640)
Breeder
ORARD ROSERAIES
Fragrance type
Spicy
Strong sweet fragrance of clove along with a powdery scent

Silver Award

Entry No.12

pic. FKS-265Silver Award
Variety category
HT
Variety name
Ayumi(FKS-265)
Breeder
Shunsuke Takeuchi
Fragrance type
Tea
A typical tea aroma together with a damp woody note and sour fragrance.

Entry No.25

pic. YF 6101Silver Award
Variety category
F
Variety name
Delicious Mood
Breeder
Yuji Yasuda
Fragrance type
Tea
Aroma of tea coupled with a honey-like sweet scent and a Chinese-ink-like woody note.

Niigata Prefectural Governor’s Award

Entry No.20

pic. YumekaBronze Award
Variety category
F
Variety name
Yumeka
Breeder
Shunsuke Takeuchi
Fragrance type
Fruity
Gorgeous, agreeable fragrance with a smell of fresh lemon on top of a sweet fruity aroma.

Bronze Award

Entry No.13

pic. FKS-266Bronze Award
Variety category
HT
Variety name
Kansya(FKS-266)
Breeder
Shunsuke Takeuchi
Fragrance type
Tea
Tea aroma on a fruity note similar to that of green ume plum with a slight fragrance of cedar wood.

Nagaoka City Mayor’s Award

Entry No.18

pic. Bonita(TM) Poulen009(N)
Variety category
HT
Variety name
Bonita(TM) Poulen009(N)
Breeder
Poulen Roser A/S
Fragrance type
Spicy
Sweet scent of clove along with powdery but fresh green note.

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