ROSA 'Rosie the Riveter' (=WEKzazou), Floribunda ROSA 'Rosie the Riveter' (=WEKzazou)

Named in honor of the hard-working women that kept American factories & shipyards productive during World War II. Old-fashioned flower form combined with beautiful & vibrant coloring. The 3.5" blooms are orange-gold suffused with pink & accented by a golden reverse. Moderate fruity/spicy fragrance. Good accent, cottage or butterfly garden & hedge plant. Size: 3-4' x 2-3'. Petal count: 30-45. USDA Z5. PPAF

ROSA 'Sally Holmes' (own root), Hybrid Musk/Shrub Rose ROSA 'Sally Holmes' (own root)
Hybrid Musk/Shrub Rose

Produces large, tightly packed trusses of single, 3 inch ivory white flowers with golden centers. Some trusses carry over 60 blooms!! It is always in bloom and has a vigorous, somewhat rounded habit. 6-8 feet as a shrub, 10 feet as a climber. Shade tolerant. (1976)

ROSA 'Sea Foam' (own root), Shrub ROSA 'Sea Foam' (own root)

An excellent dense, spreading shrub. The double white blooms are touched with pink and float over the trailing stems like sea foam. Great for use as a landscape, ground cover or for trailing over rock walls. Disease resistant. Grows well in cool conditions. The blooms are somewhat fragrant. Spreading: 2-3' x 4'+. (1964)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Sheila's Perfume' (=HARsherry, ‘Sheila’s Parfum Rose’)

The spicy fragrance keeps you coming back for another whiff! Winner of 2 fragrance awards. Large 4-5” yellow flowers have shell pink touches w/deep pink edges. The blooms are borne singly with high centers in flushes early summer-fall. Use in beds, borders, pots or cut flower garden. Disease resist. Med., semi-glossy, dark green foliage. Bushy & rounded. Ht: 30-36”. W: 24”. Shade tolerant. USDA Z6. (1985: Sheridan)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Soul Sister Sunbelt' (own root)

The Sunbelt collection were selected for their exceptional performance in warmer regions. They maintain large, non-fading blooms w/vigorous healthy growth & continuous blooming. Bold fully double blooms with frilly, scalloped petals of pristine peach & apricot tones that offer a warm element to the garden. Mild sweet fragrance. Works well as a specimen or in the back of a border. Height: 3.5'. Width: 3'. USDA Z5. PP#25,290

Photo unavailable ROSA 'State of Grace'
Grandiflora (Hybrid Tea x Floribunda)

Beautiful from bud to blm w/elaborate, soft colors. Produces 3.5-4" old-fashioned, dbl, spiraled blms in shades of apricot-gold w/dark pk reverse. Rounded, bushy plants have large, clean foliage & offer their blms in flushes throughout the season, sometimes singly or sometimes in clusters. Moderate fruit fragrance. Excellent as a cut flower. Tall, upright habit. Size: 4-5' x 5-6'. Petal count: 30-65. USDA Z5.

ROSA 'Stormy Weather', Large Flowered Climber ROSA 'Stormy Weather'
Large Flowered Climber

Mid-sized climber that repeat blooms its first season. Prolific clusters of mysterious deep smokey purple flowers with starry-yellow stamens & a touch of white on the reverse. Large frilly semi-double flowers open flat. Moderately spicy fragrance. Great for trellises, arbors, fences, cottage gardens or as a cut flower. Size: 8-10' x 3-4'. Petal count: 20. PP#23,158

ROSA 'Strawberry Hill' (=Ausrimini), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Strawberry Hill' (=Ausrimini)
David Austin English Rose

Small clusters of med.-sized, dbl soft strawberry-pk blooms are held on tall, slightly arching branches. The cupped rosettes gradually fade to a lighter pk at the edge of the petals eventually exposing glimpses of ylw stamens at the center. Strong fragrance. Awarded the Prix d'Honneur for fragrance from Nantes in 2007. Excellent for back-of-the-border locations or to form a hedge. Med., bushy, upright. Size: 4' x 4'. (PP# 18,716)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Sunset Celebration'
Hybrid Tea: 1998 AARS

A beautiful blend of colors vary from apricot burnished with cream, amber orange with warm pink and rich peach-the colors depend on the climate! Medium sized 4-5" blooms are carried on long stems & make good cut flowers with a moderate fruity fragrance. Fills out nicely. Medium, upright & bushy: Medium, upright & bushy, ~5'. (PP#9718)

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Sunshine Happy Trails' (=WEKsusacofloc)
Ground Cover/Carpet Rose

A true groundcover with a trailing & spreading habit, the branches stay low to the ground spreading sunshine throughout the garden. Moderate fruity fragrance. Medium-small, 2.5-3", semi-double blooms are yellow-gold. Flowers are non-fading, holding their coloration until the petals drop. Use as a shrubby ground cover, on slopes & banks & as a small hedge. Size: 1-1.5' x 2-3'. Petal count: 30. PP27864. USDA Z4.

ROSA 'Sunsprite', Floribunda ROSA 'Sunsprite'

Produces very deep clear yellow blooms that don’t fade. The sprays of urn to cup-shaped blooms are 3" across & have wavy petals. The flowers are double & carry a sweet licorice fragrance. Nice glossy green foliage. Good reliable re-bloom from spring-autumn. Disease resistant. Medium, rounded and bushy growth habit, 4' x 4'. USDA Z5-9. (1977)

ROSA 'Tamora' (='Austamora), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'Tamora' (='Austamora)
David Austin English Rose

Has all the best qualities of the Old Garden Roses in a compact shrub that is always in bloom. Bright orange-red buds open to 3 œ", deeply cupped orange-peach-apricot blooms produced in large clusters or one to a stem. Great en masse, borders, pots & for cutting. Spicy & intoxicating myrrh fragrance. Disease resistant. 3-3.5' x 2-2.5'.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Teasing Georgia'
David Austin English Climbing Rose

Winner of the Henry Edland Medal in 2000 for the most fragrant variety. A rose of great beauty with large cup-shaped blooms. The center petals are a rich deep yellow while the outer petals fall back & fade to pale yellow, providing a pleasing two-tone effect. Lovely, strong tea fragrance. Excellent choice for beds, borders or as a flowering hedge. A strong yet graceful grower, reaching 4' tall & wide but can be trained to climb up to 8'. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'Tess of the Durbervilles'
David Austin English Rose

This lovely rose was named after the heroince of Thomas Hardy's novel. It is an excellent choice where space is limited! A short & compact climber that produces large, bright crimson, deeply cupped blooms. Strong old rose fragrance. Excellent repeat bloomer that flowers freely from early in the season. Grows as a 4' x 4' bushy arching shrub or 6-8' as a trained climber. Great for beds, borders, hedges, screens/walls & fences. Good disease resistance. Petal count: 110. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'The Ancient Mariner' (=Ausoutcry)
David Austin English Rose

Delivers an abundance of large blms on an equally over-sized vigorous shrub. Each rose has 160 petals that are a dp pk in the center which pales to lighter shades on the outer edges. Once fully open, golden stamens come into view. Strong myrrh aroma. Blooms almost continually from June until the first frosts. Makes for a perfect backdrop to its plush flowers. Use in beds, borders, hedges or cottage gardens. Size: 5' x 3'. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ROSA 'The Fairy'

Attractive, clusters of rosette-styled pink blooms are produced in absolute profusion. Compact, spreading habit. Will bloom tirelessly until frost. A good choice for bouquets where it will last for a week. A nice ground cover rose. Spreading arching habit: 2-3 feet. Shade tolerant. (1932)

ROSA 'The Lady Gardener' (=Ausbrass), David Austin English Rose ROSA 'The Lady Gardener' (=Ausbrass)
David Austin English Rose

Produces large, 4" semi-dbl blms full of lush petals arranged in a loose, quartered rosette that are pure apricot-orng in color fading towards the outside of the blm. Strong lovely tea fragrance w/notes of cedarwood & vanilla. Beautiful cut flower or stunning in beds, borders & hedges. In honor of the women doing outstanding conservation work w/the National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens in Britain. Size: 3-4' x 2-3'.

ROSA 'The Pilgrim' (=Auswalker) (own root), David Austin English Rose, Climber ROSA 'The Pilgrim' (=Auswalker) (own root)
David Austin English Rose, Climber

Large, perfectly formed, rosettes produced freely. Each bud opens to reveal many petals forming a shallowly-cupped rosette, eventually opening out quite flat. Petals are soft, clear ylw in the cntr & pale slightly towards the edges. Mixed fragrance of tea rose & myrrh. Upright nature but can be trained as a climber & reach a height of 8ft. Spd.: 3.5'. 140 petals. Cross between 'Graham Thomas' & 'Yellow Button'. USDA Z5. PP#8678.

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 'Tupelo Honey Sunbelt' (own root)

The Sunbelt collection were selected for their exceptional performance in warmer regions. The roses maintain large, non-fading blooms w/vigorous healthy growth & continuous blooming. The abundant sunny yellow quartered blooms contrast nicely with the dark green, leathery foliage. Moderate fragrance. Beautiful rose for the cottage garden or beds & borders. Height: 4'. Width: 3'. USDA Z5. PP#28,542

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