Rose (R)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Easy Going' (own root)
Modern, Cluster-Flowered/Floribunda

A useful rose for beds, groupings, exhibitions or can be grown into a standard. The fragrant yellow blooms with a hint of golden bronze arrive easily & are followed by more in summer & fall. The blooms are large and cupped and have wavy petals. Nice glossy, dark green foliage. A vigorous bushy growth habit. 4-6' x 4-6'. (1998) (PP#10478)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Easy on the Eyes' (=WEKswechefy) (own root)
Rosa Easy-to-Love Series, Floribunda

Easy care, great disease resistance, novel coloring & loads of flowers. This standout produces clusters of dbl, med. 2-3" blms that have a mod. spicy fragrance. The alluringly ruffled petals are lav.-pk w/magenta eye & fade to lt. pk w/dk prpl eye. It continuously & profusely puts out flush after flush, flowers at all stages of color transition are present at the same time, creating striking scene. 16-25 petals. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'. PPAF

ROSA 'Easy Spirit' (=WEKmereadoit), Rosa Easy-to-Love Series, Floribunda ROSA 'Easy Spirit' (=WEKmereadoit)
Rosa Easy-to-Love Series, Floribunda

Easy care & superior disease resistance. Large 3-4", "non-burning" creamy-white blooms have an occasional pink blush on the outer petals. The delicious fragrance is light & sweet. Upright & compact. The generous blooms will continue to cover the plant from spring to fall. Wonderful for fresh floral arrangements, planting a new moon garden or freshening up an existing bed. Petal count: 30-40. Size: 3-4' x 2-3'. PPAF

ROSA 'Easy to Please' (=WEKfawibyblu), Floribunda ROSA 'Easy to Please' (=WEKfawibyblu)

Abundant clusters of blms that are fuchsia pk w/lighter reverse. Has a moderate clove scent w/hints of cinnamon. Medium sized clusters emerge late spring through fall. Pointed buds open to double 2œ-3" spiraled 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. 20-30 petals. Height: 4.5'. Width: 4'. PPAF

ROSA 'Ebb Tide' (=WEKsmopur), Floribunda ROSA 'Ebb Tide' (=WEKsmopur)

Hardy, carefree continuous bloomer with powerful spicy clove fragrance. Deep smoky purple buds open to full old-fashioned flowers the color of rich plum velvet on bushy 3-4' plant. Beautiful in the garden or use in a low hedge, or along driveway/walkway.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Francis Meilland'
Hybrid Tea

A tall stately rose with very large old-fashion shaped 5" blooms. Strong fruit & citrus fragrance. Named for the legendary breeder of the Peace rose in honor of his 100th birthday. 2013 AARS winner. Soft, shell pink color will appear early in the season turning white w/ age. Blooms will be white most of the year, especially in the heat of summer. Great cut rose. Extremely disease resistant. Size: 6-7' x 3'. Petal count: 60-65. USDA Z5. USPP# 19,970

Photo unavailable ROSA 'French Lace'
Modern, Cluster-Flowered Floribunda

Delicately formed buds are outlined in ivory to light apricot opening to white 3 1/2" large, full blooms; borne singly or in clusters of up to 5 blooms with a slight fragrance. Great for borders, low hedges or beds. Upright growth habit. Good flower production & rapid regrowth. 3 ft. x 2 ft. (1982 AARS, Portland Gold Medal).

ROSA 'Frida Kahlo' (=WEKcifrabaun) (own root), Floribunda ROSA 'Frida Kahlo' (=WEKcifrabaun) (own root)

All-novel coloring, loads of blms & great disease resist. Named in honor of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, and is true to it's namesakes' flair & eccentricity. A vigorous, upright shrub, it has 5-6 flowers per cluster. Attractively formed buds open to reveal scalloped petals, are striped in warm hues of ylw, orng. & red. Mild fruity fragrance. Great as a hedge, a showy mass planting or by itself. Petal count: 25. Size: 3-5' x 3-4'. USDA Z5. PPAF

ROSA 'Gentle Hermione' (=Ausrumba) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Gentle Hermione' (=Ausrumba) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

Incredibly beautiful fully double, perfectly formed flowers of true old rose character. Large blossoms, up to 4" wide, start as rounded buds, gradually open to form shallow cups of pure pk, delicately blushed towards the outside. Strong old rose scent, the numerous petals (90) are perfectly arranged & resistant to rain. Excellent repeat bloomer. Medium shrub ideal for borders, hedges or screens. Size: 4' x 3'. Very hardy & irresistible.

ROSA 'Gold Medal', Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda) ROSA 'Gold Medal'
Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda)

Long pointed buds open to fragrant, dbl 4-6" stunning yellow-gold flowers w/ hints of copper-orange shading at first bloom. Sweet, spicy-fruit fragrance. Early spring bloomer w/ strong flushes through out the season. Upright, bushy habit. Semi-thornless. High-centred flowers, few thorns & long straight stems make this an ideal cut rose. Also great for beds, borders or containers. Size: 4-5' x 2-3'. Petal count: 30-35. USDA Z5.

ROSA 'Golden Celebration' (=AUSgold), David Austin English Rose (Modern Shrub) ROSA 'Golden Celebration' (=AUSgold)
David Austin English Rose (Modern Shrub)

Possibly the most beautiful yellow English Rose! Best shrub & most fragrant rose at the Rose Awards Day 2000. Very frgrnt gldn yellow 3-5” blms. form a giant, full-petaled cup-inner petals curving inward & outer petals flex back. Cut flower, exhibition rose & repeat bloomer. Relatively disease resist. Reliable & easy to grow. Rounded & slightly arching, ht 4-5' x 4-5'. 8-10’ climber in mild climes. Shd. tol. USDA Z4. PP#8688

ROSA 'Golden Showers', Large Flowered Climber ROSA 'Golden Showers'
Large Flowered Climber

Produces clusters of semi-double, golden-yellow blooms with ruffled petals. Blooms spring to late fall on new and old wood with a sweet honey-like fragrance. Disease resistant. Reblooms. Pillar or wall rose. Robust and upright, 10-14 feet. Tolerant of some shade. Narrow habit-good in small landscapes. (1957)

ROSA 'Good As Gold', Hybrid Tea ROSA 'Good As Gold'
Hybrid Tea

Bold, beautiful color! The 4-5” orange-gold flowers are flushed with red & make great cut flowers on long stems. The blooms are nicely scented with grapefruit & citrus & have an average petal count of 30. This rose adds a nice pop of vibrant color to the garden! It is not for the pastel lover! Nice in borders and containers. Upright & bushy, ht 5 feet. Disease resistant deep, glossy green foliage. USDA Z5. (2014: Carruth) PPAF

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Grace'
David Austin English Rose

RHS Award of Garden Merit. Highly scented, fully double blooms are cupped at first slowly opening to form a perfect rosette w/the outer petals reflexed. The breathtaking shades of pure apricot are slightly deeper in the center & paler toward the edges. Delicious, warm tea fragrance. Excellent repeat bloomer. Perfect for borders or hedges, in small gardens, patios or containers. Stems are nearly thornless. Good disease resistance. Height: 4'. Width: 4'. Petal count: 80. USDA Z5.

ROSA 'Graham Thomas' (=Ausmas), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Graham Thomas' (=Ausmas)
David Austin English Rose

One of the best! It is an unbelievable shade of yellow and is coupled with old rose style blooms. The blooms carry a delectable tea rose fragrance. It loves the summer heat and in some warmer areas, it can be grown as a climber. Repeat blooming. Disease resistant. Bushy, vigorous, slender and upright. 4-6' as a bush. 10-12' as a climber. (1983)

ROSA 'Heritage', David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Heritage'
David Austin English Rose

Produces wonderful, broadly cupped classical blooms of blush pink with a great fragrance of candy and lemon. It flowers continuously on its graceful bush. Vigorous, bushy and only has a few thorns! Excellent repeat bloomer. 4-5 feet or more. (1984) It is said to be David Austin's favorite.

ROSA 'Hot Cocoa', Floribunda ROSA 'Hot Cocoa'

The pointed buds of deep rust open to reveal a chocolate hue of smoked tones with a slight purply cast - the color has been described as chocolate, brick & russet. Very unusual. Large, 4" double blooms have a moderate old rose fragrance. Easy, vigorous & disease resistant. Good in borders & in groups. Medium, rounded habit: 3.5' x 4.5'. (PPAF)

ROSA 'Hot Cocoa', Floribunda ROSA 'Hot Cocoa' (own root)

The pointed buds of deep rust open to reveal a chocolate hue of smoked tones with a slight purply cast - the color has been described as chocolate, brick & russet. Very unusual. Large, 4" double blooms have a moderate old rose fragrance. Easy, vigorous & disease resistant. Good in borders & in groups. Medium, rounded habit: 3.5' x 4.5'. (PPAF)

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

Long buds open to large, semi-double pure white blooms that are borne in abundance. Produces fragrant, Hybrid Tea sized blooms. Tall and bushy-a good hedge or shrub. Vigorous, floriferous and continually blooming. Top 10 landscape rose. Medium growth, 4-6 feet-prune to keep smaller if desired. (1958)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'John F Kennedy'
Hybrid Tea

Garnering popularity w/its grand 5-6" blms, 'John F. Kennedy' captures the essence of the beloved former U.S. president! Amazingly generous, pure white dbl blms carry a delicious, fruity-licorice aroma creating an intoxicating environment. Long, elegant buds w/an unusual greenish cast open bright white. Light up gardens, patio containers, vases & bouquets with this timeless beauty. Size: 3-5' x 3-4'. Petal count: 40-50.

ROSA 'Joseph's Coat' (own root), Large Flowered Climber ROSA 'Joseph's Coat' (own root)
Large Flowered Climber

Produces beautiful, bountiful clusters of semi-double blooms that start bright yellow, touched orange and age slowly to rich orange-red. A consistent performer. Sturdy, upright and can be grown as a shrub. Repeat blooming. A tall Floribunda that can be grown as a climber or upright shrub. Shrub, 6', Climber, 10'. (1964)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Jubilee Celebration'
David Austin English Rose

Named in commemoration of the Queen's Golden Jubilee. The large domed flowers are of a lovely rich salmon-pink with tints of gold on the underside of the petals, each bloom being elegantly held well above the foliage. An exceptionally heavy bloomer with a deliciously fruity fragrance with hints of fresh lemon & raspberry. Uses: cut flower, borders, beds & pots. Height: 4'. Width: 4'. Disease resistant. Upright, vigorous, bushy & healthy. USDA Z5

ROSA 'Jude the Obscure' (=Ausjo), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Jude the Obscure' (=Ausjo)
David Austin English Rose

Named after the character in Thomas Hardy's 19th century novel. Produces large (4") fully double cupped, old-fashioned blooms that are soft apricot w/ pale yellow outer petals. Very strong, unusual & delicious fragrance that has a fruity note reminiscent of guava & sweet white wine. Nice cut flower. Continually blooming. Petal count: 40+. Upright, bushy habit that can be trained as a superb climber. Bush 4' x 4'. Climber: 8'. (1995) (PP#10757)

ROSA 'Julia Child' (own root), Floribunda ROSA 'Julia Child' (own root)

2006 AARS. Very full, 3-4" golden buttery-yellow blooms carry a licorice and spice fragrance. The delicious fragrance is rarely seen in such a free-flowering rose. It flowers in clusters at the end of the stems from June-September. Nice rounded and bushy plant with glossy, dark green foliage. Disease resistant. 3-4’ x 3’. USDA Z4. (2006) (PPAF)

ROSA 'Just Joey', Hybrid Tea ROSA 'Just Joey'
Hybrid Tea

A superstar from England. The fruity fragrance wafts from large, ruffled buff to apricot colored blooms. Famed for the large fragrant double blooms it produces-great for cutting. Glossy, green foliage. Medium, rounded and bushy growth habit: 3' x 3'. A true beauty. (1972)