The world's rose enthusiasts (World Federation of Rose Societies) come together every three years to choose their world rose.
In 2006, an international jury representing 37 countries met in Osaka, Japan again and awarded, for the fourth time, a rose breed from Meilland/BKN Strobel with the World Rose title!
Eden Rose® convinced the jury by its romantic flair, the nostalgic form of its blooms, its beautiful light pink color and its discreet fragrance.

Awards are traditional for the company Meilland / BKN Strobel:
World Rose 1976: Gloria Die (syn. Peace / Mme. A. Meilland)
World Rose 1988: Papa Meilland® (var. Meicesar)
World Rose 2003: Bonica® 82 (var. Meidomonac)
World Rose 2006: Eden Rose® (var. Meiviolin)

Worldwide the company has been the only rose breeding company having been awarded for the fourth time the desirable and attractive title of the World Federation of Rose Societies.