Floribunda and Grandiflora Roses

New Roses For 2017

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Floribunda and Grandiflora Roses, Fragrant Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses, Shrub Roses | Comments Off on New Roses For 2017

I’m particularly excited about these new rose introductions for 2017! Roses just keep getting better and better, more disease resistant, easy to maintain, and winter hardy. The famous rose breeder David Austin has been working his craft for over five decades. He is known for his English Shrub Roses that combine the charm of the old roses with the repeat flowering of the modern types. David Austin’s English Musk Roses are notable for the sheer perfection of their flowers. The next two new introductions listed below …look to be prime examples of this! Tranquillity – Features...

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Roses Named For Famous People

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Floribunda and Grandiflora Roses, Fragrant Roses, Hybrid Tea Roses | Comments Off on Roses Named For Famous People

Through the years there have been many different roses named for famous people including Presidents and First Ladies, royalty, actors, singers, and humanitarians. They run the gamut from Abraham Lincoln and Freddie Mercury to Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe. An interesting variety of folks from diverse genres. Did you know… Before the 1950s, roses named […]

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Through the years there have been many different roses named for famous people including Presidents and First Ladies, royalty, actors, singers, and humanitarians. They run the gamut from Abraham Lincoln and Freddie Mercury to Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe. An interesting variety of folks from diverse genres. Did you know… Before the 1950s, roses named for people mostly honored royalty, relatives of the grower, and a few deceased notables. In the 1950s and 1960s, American rose growers decided that gardeners would rather have a “celebrity” rose planted in the backyard than one named...

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