What's YOUR favorite Rose?

Do you have a Favorite Rose?

Of all the roses in your garden, which one is your favorite rose?

Gardeners love to see pictures, and hear about other gardeners roses and gardens!

It gives us ideas, and feedback about roses that should do well in OUR garden! Maybe you have several "Favorites", because I know it can be hard to pick just one favorite rose! Show us all your favorites if you want!

Even if you only wish to share a picture, that's o.k. too! This ever-growing site adds new roses continually, and pictures of different roses are always needed,(and welcomed,) along with your input on the rose, so please share those photos with us.

You've worked hard on your garden, tending to the plants all season, go ahead... brag a little... you've earned it!

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This is MY favorite!

seven sisters rose

Or at least (one of my favorites)

This rose is Seven Sisters

It is named for its varying shades of color, from pink to lavander, and white, that occur within each cluster of blooms. It is a Rambler also called (Rosa Platypylla) It was a cutting that was given to me by a friend, several years ago. She was thoughtful enough to also give my some information on the rose.

It is a prolific midsummer bloomer.

The only bad thing about this rose, is the fact that it only blooms once!! But what a show when it blooms!

Do You have a Favorite Rose in Your Garden?

Of all the roses in your garden, what's your favorite? Share it with us, describe it, tell us why you like it the most, its growing habits, etc.
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Alberta Wild Rose 
I love the scent of the Alberta wild rose. I live in Alberta Canada and the wild rose is our provincial flower. I often walk my dogs down near the …

Climbing Golden Showers Not rated yet
I LOVE the climbing golden showers rose and have grown it most places I have lived (we move a lot, my husband is an engineer!) The flowers are lovely, …

Roses from the Julia Davis Rose Garden  Not rated yet
These roses were all photographed at the Julia Davis Rose Garden. (click on each photo to see it bigger) To be honest, I've never really been that much …

Graham Thomas Not rated yet
I love this Graham Thomas rose for two reasons. One is that it was a gift from my parents when we moved to our house 12 years ago. The other reason …

Colorful Roses I can't identify Not rated yet
Hello rose lovers! I have been in the landscaping/gardening business for over 15 years. One of my jobs was as the estate gardener for a large property, …

Wild Rose with Snail Not rated yet
I took this picture of a wild rose with snail because, Wild roses are my favorite...who can resist their scent? Unfortunately we have very rocky ground …

knock Out Rose Not rated yet
My favorite rose is a knock out rose. I like it so much because of it's color. Carol's Comment Thanks Niki, for your comment, I provided a picture …

Carefree Wonder Not rated yet
This is the prettiest rose in my garden. I can pick a stem, and have a whole bouquet of roses. I love the color too. It came from a cutting I got from …

Hybrid Tea: ELINA Not rated yet
I have about four dozen different rose bushes in my very small garden and many of them are show roses or roses I have planted with a view to entering the …

Knock Out Not rated yet
This is the rose Knock out. I planted it several years ago. I have to keep trimming it to keep it from overtaking my house! It flowers all season long. …

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My Precious sent in by Sharon (Germany)

my precious roseMy Precious

This is my very favourite rose. It was a shelf-warmer in our local market and I gave her the name "My Precious". It was already sorted out and was placed behind the cashier in the dark, ready to get rid off. I could not see it, but I smelled it. It has an extaordinary strong, flowery and sweet fragrance.
It blooms throughout the season and in spring you can smell it in the whole garden.
To that time I was firmly convinced never to buy myself a rose (because of the children, the dogs, the trouble of the diseases..) but it was the start of a new love. Now I have about 45 roses in my garden and each is something special, but "she" means a lot to me.

Carol's Comments

Growing roses can be a very rewarding and (addicting) hobby!
America's favorite flower is fast becoming homeowners and landscapers favorite flower also.
Today's modern roses repeat blooms quickly, are trouble-free, and have the most continuous bloom season of any flowering shrub.
Once you learn not to fear roses, you can join the ranks of those who always wanted to grow roses, but because of their bad rap was scared to try them.
Sharon is a perfect example of this, but has since moved up to a seasoned gardener with over 45 roses in her garden!
Browse the many pages on this site, and gather as much information as you need, view the pictures, and if you start to feel the itch of the gardening bug to grow roses, Don't be afraid to give them a try!

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