- A great rose introduced in 1994, this variety is still a bit challenging to locate. Its new petals start out orange apricot and fade to pink as they develop around the fragrant, high-centered bud. The overall effect is an orange softened enough to complement a host of summer perennials.
- High centered and very fragrant, this dark red rose was introduced in 1965 and remains one of the finest of red garden roses. It has a strong growth habit and good disease resistance. The petals are thick and velvety, and the flowers are perfect for cutting.
- Extraordinarily fragrant, this garden favorite produces armload of classical-formed blossoms that turn buttery yellow and strawberry red when mature. It's also available as a tree rose.Plant where its bright color will not compete.
- This award-winning bush emits a tangy, fresh-fruity scent that will keep your sunniest beds invigorated with fragrance all season long. In cooler climates, the petals will reach a deeper red hue.
- Named for the colorful nuggets that sparked the 1849 California Gold Rush, this hybrid tea is a soft orange and yellow beauty, overlaid with pink. It's very fragrant and a good garden rose.
- Let's not forget the most scented of all roses, introduced in 1935: "Crimson Glory" combines velvety crimson flowers, with a full, lush rose fragrance.
"William Shakespeare 2000"
- This dark, red fragrant rose comes from the group called English Roses by David Austin. They are widely available, but make sure you get one from the 2000 batch; an earlier version was not as successful
Note: Some older varieties are not disease tolerant.
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