Francis Meilland Hybrid Tea Rose And the envelope please? The 2013 All-America Rose Selections (AARS) winner for 2013 is Francis Meilland. This showstopping, hardy hybrid tea won the top rose award in the United States, as well as awards in Europe.
As a symbol of grace and elegance, the pink rose is often given as an expression of admiration. Pink roses can also convey appreciation as well as joyfulness. Pink rose bouquets often impart a gentler meaning than their red counterparts.