Mark A. Miller
(Amiga Mia Shrub Rose, Shrub Rose)
Iowa State University introduced ‘Amiga Mia’ in 1978. It offers large, high-centered double blooms in medium shell pink. They are lightly sweet scented and open with about 30 petals from oval pointed buds. The shrubby bush is vigorous, cold tolerant, upright and bears an abundance of dark green leathery foliage. Everblooming roses such as this will rebloom better if their spent flowers are removed.
Roses prefer full to partial sun, moderate temperatures and perfectly drained, slightly acid...
This beautiful yellow-flowered rose was hybridized by Dr. Griffith Buck at Iowa State University and introduced in 1984. Like many of the modern shrub roses, it does not fall into any specific traditional rose category but is valued on its individual merits, which include a neat bushy habit, high vigor and lovely flowers.
The compound leaves of ‘April Moon’ are thick, glossy dark green and bronze tinted when they first emerge. It is an everblooming rose that offers long-lasting, sweetly scented...
Stan V. Griep
(Arcanum Rose, Miniature Rose)
White, fully double flowers with apricot pink petal tips grace the sweet miniature rose, 'Arcanum.' This everbloomer was introduced in 2001 by Rosemania. Its numerous flowers are not fragrant but are recognized as being of exhibition quality.
This miniature rose has a bushy, upright habit and stems lined with small, sharp, woody thorns. Its compound leaves are leathery and deep green. With good care and maintenance. Flowering occurs from early summer through frost. The small, double flowers...
The color-changing and fragrant flowers of old garden rose ‘Archduke Charles’ are enchanting and as changeable as chameleons, The start out pale pink and darken as they age. Beginning pink with paler petal edges, the double blooms eventually become deep rich rose and crimson.
This China rose was introduced in 1825 and its flowers top an upright bush with small glossy dark green leaves. The canes are strong and long making ‘Archduke Charles a good rose for cutting gardens. Everblooming roses...
James H. Schutte
Profuse huge blooms in shades of light and dark pink cover this vigorous grandiflora rose. Aquarius™ is a multi- award winning rose including the 1971 All-American Selection. This rose is tough, disease resistant and produces lots of fully double blooms ideal for cutting.
Aquqrius™ is a grandiflora rose with a vigorous, bushy habit and stems lined with sharp woody thorns. It has large, leathery, deep green leaves. It blooms from early summer through frost with good care and maintenance. Flowering...
(Apollo® Hybrid Tea Rose, Hybrid Tea Rose)
The yellow blossoms of Apollo® are fully double and ideal for cutting. This is an older cultivar that was discovered as a sport of the old hybrid tea ‘Mme. Joseph Perraud’ and introduced in 1941.
This hybrid tea has slender stems lined with sharp woody thorns. Its compound leaves are leathery and deep green. From late spring to frost, it offers double blooms that are yellow and tend to fade with age. The buds sometimes have a pink tinge before the flowers open. Tea roses bloom with greater...
Jackson & Perkins® Company
The quaint and bushy Holy Toledo™ offers lots of double orange-apricot flowers in summer. This vigorous, heavy-blooming miniature was introduced in 1979 by Armstrong Nurseries, Inc. and hybridized by Jack Christensen as a cross between ‘Gingersnap’ and ‘Magic Carrousel.’
This miniature rose has slender stems lined with sharp woody thorns. Its compound leaves are leathery and deep green. From late spring to frost, it offers relatively large double blooms that are orange-apricot to yellow and...
James H. Schutte
(Hybrid Tea Rose)
The apricot-flowered Brandy™ is a fragrant hybrid tea that offers lots of large, double exhibition form blooms in summer. Each long stem only produces one large flower, so they are ideal for cutting. This vigorous rose was introduced in 1982 by Armstrong Nurseries, Inc. and hybridized by Jack Christensen and Herbert Swim as a cross between ‘First Prize’ and ‘Golden Wave.’
This hybrid tea has strong stems lined with sharp woody thorns. Its compound leaves are leathery and deep green. From late...