ROSA 'The Poet's Wife' (=Auswhirl), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'The Poet's Wife' (=Auswhirl)
David Austin English Rose

Beautifully formed, cupped flowers of strong, unfading yellow. Fragrance is strong, lemony and becomes sweeter and stronger with age. Low, naturally rounded growth. Repeat flowering. Great for beds, borders, containers or as a cut flower. Height: 4-5'. Width: 3-4'. USDA Z6.

ROSA 'Tranquillity' (=Ausnoble), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Tranquillity' (=Ausnoble)
David Austin English Rose

This English Musk Rose has perfectly formed, rounded flowers w/neatly placed petals-making a lovely rosette. The buds are lightly tinged yellow & open pure white late spring-frost. They carry a light apple fragrance. Upright, w/gradually arching canes. In warm climates, it can be grown as a small climber. In other climates, use as in beds or borders. Great vigor & health. Virtually thornless. H: 4'. W: 3'. USDA Z5. (2012: Austin)

ROSA 'Tropical Lightning', ROSA 'Tropical Lightning'

Striking blooms cover this vigorous climber in generous clusters. Intriguing smoky orange blossoms are streaked with stripes of creamy yellow. The unusual color makes this rose a show-stopper.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Violet's Pride' (='WEKwibysicpep')

Named after the fierce Downton Abbey character Lady Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham. Pointed ovoid buds swirl open to 4" blooms (35-45 petals) of rich lavender-purple with vibrant magenta centers. Its well mannered habit makes it ideal for containers on patios, or for a front-row feature in borders, where its spicy, fruity fragrance can be appreciated. Height: 3-4'. Width: 2-3'. USDA Z5.

ROSA 'Westerland' (own root), Modern, Cluster-flowered/Floribunda ROSA 'Westerland' (own root)
Modern, Cluster-flowered/Floribunda

Produces bright apricot-orange flowers that are a colorful addition to any garden. The double blooms are ruffled and carry a pleasant aroma. The flower clusters arrive early and appear regularly. Vigorous, upright bush with medium height and dark green foliage. Size: 10-12' x 6-8'. USDA Z5-10 (1969)

ROSA 'Wollerton Old Hall' (=Ausblanket) (own root), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Wollerton Old Hall' (=Ausblanket) (own root)
David Austin English Rose

One of the most fragrant of all English Roses. Strong, warm, intensely floral fragrance has hints of myrrh & apricot. The plump buds, with attractive flashes of red, open to form beautifully rounded, chalice-shaped blooms of soft apricot, which eventually fading to cream. Upright bushy shrub with few thorns. Height: 5-12'. Spread: 3'. Disease resistant. Vigorous. USDA Z5-9. (2011: Austin)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Young Lycidas' (=Ausvibrant)
David Austin English Rose

Awarded the top prize for fragrance at the 2009 Concurs Internacional de Roses, Barcelona. Magnificent, purple-magenta blms of classic old rose beauty. The flowers are quite large & deeply cupped even when fully open. Lovely tea & old rose fragrance w/hints of cedar wood. Attractive, bushy shrub. It is an excellent choice in a rose border or mixed border. Named after one of the finest poems of John Milton. Size: 3-4' x 3-4'.

ROSA banksiae 'Lutea', Lady Bank's Rose ROSA banksiae 'Lutea'
Lady Bank's Rose

This rose carries small, quarter sized double yellow blooms with a light fragrance that are borne in hanging clusters. In mild climates, it will cover itself with blooms early in the season. Extraordinarily vigorous. Long lived in mild winter areas. USDA Z7. Early and once blooming. Climbing, 20-30 feet. Aphid resistant. (1824)

Photo unavailable ROSA chinensis 'Mutabilis' (own root)
China Rose

Produces single, 3" blooms that start flame red and age to coppery honey-yellow, orange and red, with all the colors on the bush at the same time. Rounded in growth-but may become tall and spreading. Nice mahonany colored new growth. Shrub or climber. 3-8' x 2-6'. Shade tolerant. Continually blooming.

ROSA Red Ribbons (=KORtemma) (own root), Shrub ROSA Red Ribbons (=KORtemma) (own root)

An excellent ground cover rose with clusters of nicely formed, rich crimson blooms accented by yellow stamens. It has a light, sweet fragrance over shiny, dark green foliage with good disease resistance. The blooms are 3-3 1/2", semi-double and produced in profusion throughout the season. Size: 2-3' x 4-7'. (1990 Kordes) Asexual Propagation Strictly Prohibited. PP #9,115

Photo unavailable ROSA White Meidiland (=MELcoublan) (own root)
Meidiland Shrub Rose

Of the Meidiland ground cover roses, this one is the more manageable ground cover & has the largest flowers. Creates a hardy, vigorous mounding plant with huge Old-rose style blooms that heavily petaled & sparkling white. Sturdy, everblooming & performs well in warm climates. Disease resistant. Upright, spreading: 2-3' x 4-5'. (1987) (PP#6088)