“Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.”
Selecting roses for your garden is one of the joys of growing roses.
Each variety of rose has its own characteristics.
Large blooms, usually one to a stem, space 3’ apart.
Most popular and widely grown.
Taller and larger than hybrids and floribundas. One bloom per cane mix with sprays.
Small bushes suitable for containers or beds, space 1’ apart.
Often disease resistance, shrub
roses can grow from five
to fifteen feet.
Low growing bushes with clusters of small flowers. Excellent for
beds and boarders.
Smaller than Hybrid Teas. Smaller blooms. Ideal landscape roses.
Typically a large first bloom. Great for trellises, arches, pillars or walls.
Classes of roses that
existed before 1867.
Special designation of roses created by Texas A & M that can be
grown with minimal care and
are disease resistant.
English roses are crosses that achieve the fragrance and charm of old roses and the wide color range.