Shrub Roses

Canadian Explorer Series Roses

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Shrub Roses | 0 comments

Roses are among the most beautiful flowers on earth, and with proper care, they can be easy to grow. The key phrase is “proper care”, because sometimes you will do everything right and your roses still won’t realize their full potential … Normally, this results from planting a species of rose that is not ideal for your growing zone or location. Sometimes it takes a few expert gardener tips to get the most from your roses (and we’ll share those tips here at EasyCareRoses.com ). If you’re a beginner, or just looking for easy grow roses, consider buying shrub...

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Antique Roses

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Shrub Roses | 0 comments

The Old Garden Shrub Roses are sometimes referred to as Antique Roses. These are divided into two categories – those discovered or hybridized before 1867, and those discovered or hybridized after 1867 … This classification has many sub classes including Alba, Bourbon, Gallica, Hybrid Perpetual, Portland, Damask, and the species roses to name a few! […]

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The Old Garden Shrub Roses are sometimes referred to as Antique Roses. These are divided into two categories – those discovered or hybridized before 1867, and those discovered or hybridized after 1867 … This classification has many sub classes including Alba, Bourbon, Gallica, Hybrid Perpetual, Portland, Damask, and the species roses to name a few! Most of these roses bloom only once during the growing season. They have always been popular for their rugged hardiness, the singular beauty of their flowers, the intensity of their fragrance, and their romantic history … In...

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Knock Out Roses

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Planting Your Roses, Shrub Roses | Comments Off on Knock Out Roses

The Knock Out rose, a 2000 AARS (All-America Rose Selection) winner, has broken all records for sales of a new rose and is the most widely sold rose in North America. Knock Out roses were developed by William Radler, a Wisconsin botanist, who was looking for a hardy, disease-resistant rose bush … This family of […]

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Rainbow Knock Out Sunny Knock Out Rose Double Knock Out Rose Pink Double Knock Out The Knock Out rose, a 2000 AARS (All-America Rose Selection) winner, has broken all records for sales of a new rose and is the most widely sold rose in North America. Knock Out roses were developed by William Radler, a Wisconsin botanist, who was looking for a hardy, disease-resistant rose bush … This family of roses are shrub roses that grow to about 3 feet in height and stay in a relatively tidy mound … The Knock Out family of roses are definitely easy care roses and do not require any special...

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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 […]

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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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Best Roses For Hedges

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Shrub Roses | Comments Off on Best Roses For Hedges

I love the look of a rose hedge! One of our neighbors has a stunning hedge of red roses dividing their house and the one next door. It looks great up against their white colonial style house with black shutters. A wonderful, eye-catching focal point to the yard … It turns out the head-turning display […]

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I love the look of a rose hedge! One of our neighbors has a stunning hedge of red roses dividing their house and the one next door. It looks great up against their white colonial style house with black shutters. A wonderful, eye-catching focal point to the yard … It turns out the head-turning display is comprised of Double Red Simplicity roses. This series does well in zones 5 – 10 and the name says it all … these are easy to grow and floriferous. Please read on for more on this outstanding shrub rose and others that make beautiful and low maintenance hedges … How To...

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Roses For Beginners: Top Five

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Groundcover Roses, Shrub Roses | Comments Off on Roses For Beginners: Top Five

  Over the last ten years, new easy to grow rose varieties have been introduced to eliminate the intimidation factor of growing these beautiful plants. If you’ve tried to grow roses before without much success, take heart and give them another try. These terrific varieties have been bred to be hardy in Zone 5, low […]

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  Over the last ten years, new easy to grow rose varieties have been introduced to eliminate the intimidation factor of growing these beautiful plants. If you’ve tried to grow roses before without much success, take heart and give them another try. These terrific varieties have been bred to be hardy in Zone 5, low maintenance, and disease resistant … You can expect a season of color and reward without much fuss! “What a lovely thing a rose is!… Our highest assurance of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers, our desires, our food...

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