Repeat Blooming Roses, are those that repeat their cycle of bloom and keep producing flowers all season.
This includes those such as Tea Roses, Floribunda Roses, Hybrid Perpetual Roses and many Shrub Roses keep producing blooms all season. Most of the modern roses fall into this category of repeat blooming roses.
Most of the older varieties, or 'Old Garden Roses' as they are called, are renown for their incredible fragrance,sometimes huge blossoms, or huge plants, but most tend to bloom only once per season. Look below for the list of roses that repeat all season.
Lovely repeat bloomers grow 2-15ft. tall. Hardy through zone 6
(pictured Elina Tea Rose) Tea Roses are repeat blooming roses that produce beautiful long-stem roses for the entire growing season.
These are the long-stemmed beauties available
from the florist for rose bouquets.
Hybrid Perpetual Roses
These beautiful repeat bloomers grow quite large (up to 6 ft. tall)
They are most always fragrant roses. Their hardiness depends on the
Named for the moss-like growth on penduncle and sepals. Their height
ranges between 3 and 6 ft., with fragrant flowers. Some are
repeat-blooming, while others are not.
These roses can be sold under many different names such as landscape
rose, pavement rose, or shrub rose. They are very hardy, consistent
bloomers all season long.
range in height from 2-6 ft. depending on the variety. They are
spreading/mounding rose plants. They bloom in clusters with many
Similar to Floribunda roses. The flowers are usually smaller,and
borne in large tight clusters. They are usually short plants that are
spreading or mounding. They come in a variety of colors. To keep them
re-blooming, you must diligently be
or they will go to seed and stop blooming.
The Grandiflora Roses are a classification of a rose that is generally used to describe varieties with long stems with clusters of flowers at the end.
These are the perfect cutting roses. (Lots of beautiful flowers~ with long stems to cut for the vase.
They are usually much hardier than the Hybrid tea roses, and continue to bloom all season.
The rose pictured is the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Rose-
have smaller flowers and sometimes plant size, but lots of repeat blooming roses!
Many of the
are repeat flowering, but some are not. Some of the older varieties bloom only once.
Roses that bloom repeatedly are great, constant color and constant flowers are the name of the game in gardening, but don't overlook a variety just because it is a "once bloomer". Some of those old varieties that only bloom once, are certainly worth the effort to grow them. That one great Show could be spectacular!!