Rose (R)

ROSA 'About Face (=WEKosupalz), Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda) ROSA 'About Face (=WEKosupalz)
Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda)

Produces 4-6" bi-colored blooms that are a lighter golden-orange on the inside with a distinct darker bronzy-red outside. Delightful mild fragrance. Blooms on new wood so if you prune early you’ll promote new growth. Perfect for cut flower arrangements. Tall, upright habit. Size: 5-7' x 4-6'. USDA Z6.

ROSA 'Abraham Darby' (=Auscot) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Abraham Darby' (=Auscot) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

The long, elegant stems carry large, very fragrant cupped blooms of rich shades of apricot. The blooms have a strong fruity fragrance and are borne singly or in clusters. With its arching habit, it may be grown as a climber or on a trellis. Continually blooming. Bush 5 feet. Climber 10 feet. (1985) (PP#7215)

ROSA 'All Dressed Up', Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda) ROSA 'All Dressed Up'
Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda)

Produces 3-4" old-fashioned, fully dbl blms in a sparkling shade of watermelon pk. Non-fading blms are held to perfection on long stems ideal for cutting, but equally glamorous when left on the bush. Delightful mild fragrance. Blooms on new wood so if you prune early you’ll promote new growth. Excellent as a cut flower, accent, in borders or planted in mass. Tall, upright habit. Size: 4-5' x 3-4'. Petal count: 35-50. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Altissimo'
Large Flowered Climber

Climbing Floribunda: Produces long lasting single saucer-like, crimson-scarlet blooms in small clusters with a slight fragrance on long cutting stems. Makes a broad spreading shrub or short broad climber. Blooms on new and old wood. Consistent in all climates. Rapid rebloom spring-fall. Vigorous. As a shrub, 6-7'. Climber, 8-10'. (1966)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'America' (own root)
Climbing Rose

Award-winning color and rich fragrance! All-America Rose Selections Winner. A fast growing classic climber that produces sprays of clove-scented blooms. Pointed buds open into fully double, 3-5" rich coral/salmon pink blooms appearing summer-fall. Use on walls, trellises and along fences or as a cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Repeat blooming. Disease resistant. Size: 10-15' x 4-6'. USDA Z6. PP# 3,682

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Anna's Promise'
Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda)

Inspired by Primetime Emmy™ & Golden Globe™ award-winning British television series Downtown Abbey, this introduction praises the true heart & integrity of Anna, lady's maid to Lady Mary Crawley. Produces medium 3-4" golden-pink blooms w/ a bronze reverse. Spicy, fruity fragrance. Strong stems are excellent for cutting. Petal count: 35. Tall, upright bushy habit. Height: 5-6'. ('About Face' x 'Voodoo') USDA Z4. PPAF

ROSA 'Arctic Blue', Floribunda ROSA 'Arctic Blue'
Floribunda

A very cool rose whose beauty is certain to give you chills! Pointed buds slowly unfurl to reveal spiraled flowers of lovely lilac pk, fading to lavender blue w/cream reverse. The petals hold their color well, remaining attractive right until the point they hit the ground. Moderate fruity to citrus-like fragrance. Outstanding disease resistance. Can be used for beds and borders or cut flower. Petal count: 35-40. Size: 4-5' x 3-4'. PPAF

ROSA 'Autumn Sunset', Modern Shrub ROSA 'Autumn Sunset'
Modern Shrub

Great traits in a climber! Rich fragrance, disease resistant (especially black spot), strong apricot-gold blooms, good vigor, shiny green foliage and free flowering! Always in bloom with clusters of fragrant semi-double cupped flowers. Blooms on new and old wood. Great in most climates. Shrub or hedge 7 ft. Climber 8-12 ft. x 6-8 ft. climber. (1988)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Blanc Double de Coubert' (own root)
Rugosa rose

Almost pure white 2-3 inch, fully double blooms that have a poppy-like petal texture. The flowers are very fragrant, even at night! Vigorous, free-blooming, medium growth habit. Can prune into a formal hedge. Beautiful autumn foliage and hips. Height: 5-7 feet. Width: 5 feet (1892)

ROSA 'Bonica' ('Bonica '82') (own root), Shrub ROSA 'Bonica' ('Bonica '82') (own root)
Shrub

The dark green foliage sets off the loose, double shell pink, apple scented blooms. Abundant bloomer, continuing to bloom all summer. Arching habit is a good companion for vertical plants. Dense mounding plants of medium height. Disease resistant. This is good as a border plant or hedge. 5-7' x 5'. USDA Z6. (1981) (PP#5105)

ROSA 'Boscobel' (=Auscousin) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Boscobel' (=Auscousin) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Red buds open to beautifully formed, rich salmon colored blooms. They open to pretty cup shaped flowers that develop into very full & dbl classic 2-3” rosette styled blms. Reblooms in flushes spring-fall. Old world myrrh scent w/hints of elderflower, pear & almond. Uses: cut flower, borders, beds & pots. Disease resistant glossy dk green foliage. Upright, vigorous, bushy & healthy. H: 3-4’. W: 2-3’. USDA Z5. (2012: Austin)

ROSA 'Burgundy Iceberg', Floribunda ROSA 'Burgundy Iceberg'
Floribunda

A real standout due to its distinct hue, combined with modern vigor, disease resistance & bloom strength. Produces clusters of 3-4.5" flowers from late spring-fall. Bold in color & fragrance - velvety purple to red-burgundy blooms w/deep pink reverse give off a honey-fruity scent. The color darkens in cooler temperatures. Good for beds, borders, hedges or cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Size: 3-5' x 3-4'. USDA Z5. PP# 16,198

ROSA 'Carding Mill' (=Auswest) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Carding Mill' (=Auswest) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Produces beautiful flowers in pink, apricot & yellow. At the bud stage, the inside is rich, deep apricot w/paler, soft yellow undersides. When fully open, the center is filled w/rich, apricot-pink. The full, slightly nodding 3” double flowers are ruffled & globular w/a strong myrrh scent. Blooms in flushes from June-Sept. Cut flower & exhibition rose. Bushy & rounded. Ht: 3-4'. W: 3'. Disease resistant. Vigorous. USDA Z5. (2005: Austin)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Charlotte' (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Named for one of David Austin’s granddaughters. The rounded buds open to exquisite cup-shaped blooms that are fully double, growing up to 5" wide. Pleasant strong tea fragrance. Attractive bushy growth with excellent repeat-flowering. Can be trained as a climbing rose or effective as a hedge. Ideal for front of the border or mixed beds. Height: 4'. Width: 3'. Disease resistant. Vigorous. Petal count: 100. USDA Z5. PP#9,008

ROSA 'Chicago Peace', Hybrid Tea ROSA 'Chicago Peace'
Hybrid Tea

Discovered in the windy city of Chicago, this sport of the world famous Peace rose is brighter and deeper-toned. Large 5-5.5" copper-pink blooms shimmer with canary-yellow at the base of the petals. Slightly fruity fragrance. Good cut flower. Disease resistant. Size: 3-4' x 3'. Petal count: 40-45. Full sun. USDA Z5.

ROSA 'Cinco de Mayo' (=WEKcobeju) (own root), Floribunda ROSA 'Cinco de Mayo' (=WEKcobeju) (own root)
Floribunda

2009 AARS. Abundant clusters of blooms with a unique color of rusty red-orange and lavender-smoke, provide a mild sweet apple scent on a continual blooming rose from late spring to fall. Pointed buds open to double 3.5" ruffled blooms. Has fantastic disease resistance and has performed exceptionally well across the country with little-to-no care. Nice compact habit is perfect for borders or low hedge. Ht: 3-4 ft. W: 4 ft. PP#21709. (2006)

ROSA 'Claire Austin' (=Ausprior) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Claire Austin' (=Ausprior) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Touted as the finest white English Rose to date! Bears cupped buds of a pale lemon that open to form large, crmy-whe flwrs; their petals perfectly arranged in concentric circles. Has a strong fragrance of myrrh w/meadowsweet, vanilla & heliotrope. It forms an elegant, arching shrub w/med. green foliage. Strong & particularly healthy. Blms in summer & repeats. Shrub: Ht. 4-5' x W. 3-4'. Climber: Ht. 8'. USDA Z5-10. PP#19,465

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Climbing Cecile Brunner'
Climbing Polyantha

Exquisitely formed buds, long and pointed like mini Tea Roses, open to clusters of small, 1-1.5 inch fragrant double flowers of delicate pink with deeper pink centers. Flowers bloom over a very long period & last a week or more when cut. Climbing form of the bush. Up to 20 feet.

ROSA 'Climbing Iceberg' (own root), Climbing Floribunda ROSA 'Climbing Iceberg' (own root)
Climbing Floribunda

A sport of the excellent bush form. The most sought after climber today! In the spring, it is covered with clouds of large, semi-double pure white blooms. Good repeat bloom. Height: 10 feet. Shade tolerant. (1910)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Crown Princess Margareta' (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Named after the Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden. Produces large clusters of lovely apricot-orange blooms with a strong, fruity fragrance. The unique color slowly fades to yellow as the rosettes mature. Vigorous, arching growth allows this to be grown as a shrub, 5' x 4-5' or short climber, 10-12'. Bloom 4-5", Petals 100+. Excellent repeat bloomer. Cut flower. Spectacular when combined w/the the cool blues of Salvia, Nepeta or Lavender. Ideal for shade. USDA Z5. PP#13,484

ROSA 'Darcey Bussell' (=Ausdecorum) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Darcey Bussell' (=Ausdecorum) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Named after Darcey Bussell, former principal ballerina of London’s Royal Ballet. Boasts masses of fully dbl, dp, rich crimson blms, w/tinge of mauve as time passes, creating an attractive contrast w/bt. ylw stamens. A prolific bloomer w/deliciously fruity fragrance perfect for cut flowers. Small, bushy shrub, fast grower. Excellent choice for the front of beds, borders, containers or as a flowering hedge. Ht: 3'. Width: 2'. PP#18,717

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Desmund Tutu Sunbelt'
Floribunda

Named for the famed S. African social activist, Cleric & Nobel Peace Prize Winner. The Sunbelt collection were selected for their exceptional performance in warmer regions. They maintain large, non-fading blooms w/vigorous healthy growth & continuous blooming. The elegant, deep-red flowers open from high-centered buds. Blooms in clusters as singles throughout the season. Moderately fragrant. Uses: beds, borders& landscapes. Size: 3' x 2.5'. USDA Z5. PP#22,828

ROSA 'Distant Drums', Shrub ROSA 'Distant Drums'
Shrub

This rose grows like a Floribunda in habit, drumming out clusters of pointed brunette buds that swirl open to reveal ruffles washed with orchid pink. A striking color! The dark green foliage sets off the color beautifully. Great landscape rose. Fragrant and repeat blooming. Hardy, vigorous & flowerful. Medium, upright habit: 3-4' x 5'. USDA Z5. (1985)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Double Delight' (=ANDeli)
Hybrid Tea

1977 AARS. This rose hits you twice w/its enticing spicy scent & beautiful bicolored blms! Pointed buds open to creamy wht brushed w/dp red on long, sturdy stems are great in a vase. The 4-6” blms have a petal count of 35 & held over matte green folg. Vigorous shrubby habit. Size: 4’ x 3-4’. Repeat bloomer spring-fall. Good disease resist. but can occasionally get powdery mildew in cool, damp climates. Heat tolerant. USDA Z4.

ROSA 'Easy Does It', Floribunda ROSA 'Easy Does It'
Floribunda

2010 AARS. Produces large, colorful clusters in swirls of mango-orange, peachy-pink & ripe apricot from late spring to fall. Moderately fruity fragrance. Pointed buds open to double 3.5" ruffled blooms. Excellent disease resistance. Good in borders & in groups. Medium, rounded habit: 3-4' x 3-4'.

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