Shrub roses, or landscape roses, bloom for long periods, and the flowers are in lovely clusters. They are hardy roses,that come in a large range of sizes, colors, and scents.
They are a class of rose that encompass a wide variety of roses. Also called Landscape roses, or pavement roses, they are easy to grow, and have a long bloom time.
If you are searching for roses to use as shrubs, that are easy to grow, these are perfect choices for both landscapers and gardeners alike.
The Two classes include Classic, and Modern:
~ Classic ~
The Classics include; Heirloom or Old garden roses such as;Hybrid Rugosa, Hybrid Kordessi, Hybrid Musk, Hybrid Moyessi.
Is a (Hybrid Musk) shrub rose, that makes the ideal landscape rose. It is also great for mass planting. It forms a vigouros bush with single flowers. It is a profuse bloomer, producing large clusters of medium pink flowers with a white eye. The first flush of flowers is so dense that it even obscures the green foliage. After a short pause, it is ready to repeat the show!
It makes a graceful well rounded bush that grows 3 ft. tall
It is very hardy (zones 4-10)
~ Modern ~
These include any of the modern roses, which are crosses of old garden roses and new varieties, that create a new type of rose.
Wonderful Hybridizer Griffith Buck of Iowa, created extra hardy roses that would withstand the very cold temperarures of zone 4.
David Austin/English Roses
In the 1970's, David Austin, created a new group that combine the great characteristics of todays new roses with the beauties from the past. He created large headed roses that have vigouorus growth, reblooming ability, and beautiful colors. These English roses, act like modern roses, but look like old garden roses.
is one such rose.
These roses have been tested and evaluated to meet a standard of low maintenance and disease resistance that make them environmentally responsible roses.
Easy Elegance roses
Offered by Bailey Nurseries, these own-root roses are low maintenance.
These roses were developed in Ontario. They are some of the most cold-hardy you can get.
This French series of roses is low-maintance, and has non-stop bloom!
Carefree Wonder Rose
This rose is truely a "wonder". A long-blooming rose with lovely large pink flowers with a white eye.
Each bloom has 20-25 petals.It grows 3-4 ft. tall and 2-3 ft. wide. It will tolerate some shade. It is very hardy (zones 3-9)
These Canadian roses are the most cold-hardy. Developed in Manitoba, these roses can survive temperatures down to -30F to -35F with only snow protection.
The light pink flowers of this lovely shrub rose, fade to a warm ivory color. Florets come in sprays of 2-5 blooms. A low growing plant, that usually grows 2-5 feet tall.
This ia a VERY hardy Canadian rose. (Hardy zones 2-10)
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A floriferous shrub rose displays a brilliant color rarely seen in shrub roses. The firey orange red blooms come in clusters of 2-3" double blooms. The plant is bushy, growing 2-3 feet. The plant is resistant to blackspot and mildew.
House of Meilland in France,produced these roses with large shapes, and rich fragrances. The first of the series was a rose called Eden.
One of the longest blooming of all roses! Really Tough rose!
The blooms appear to be "hand painted" Very showy in the garden! Intense clove fragrance.
The Knock out Rose
is the latest sensation in modern Shrub roses. This rose was introduced by William Radler in 1999. A great disease resistant,wonderful landscape rose, that is available in different colors, as well as both single flowers, and doubles.
(Double pink knockout pictured)
You can't go wrong with these beautiful roses! They are VERY popular, and easy to care for roses!
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