German post issued a stamp to celebrate 100th anniversary of the rose garden in Forst (Lausitz) in Germany. On this occasion a German rose show "The East-German Rose-Garden" will be held from June 14 to September 29, 2013 having as its motto "100 years rose-dreams close to the river Neisse". During the event well-known German rose breeders will show their new varieties on the main display area of the rose garden and participate in a competition. The lay-out for this show includes also a presentation of rose novelties of the past ten years.
In the immediate vicinity of the rose park in Lausitz a rose trial garden is constructed. The official launch of the 2013 trials of the AllgemeinenDeutschenRosenprufung (ADR) will take place here. The ADR tests the performance of new varieties of roses in Germany. ADR judges visit every year about a dozen trial gardens spread all over the country, so roses are trialed under a number of climatic conditions.