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Rosa nutkana - Nootka Rose, Nutka Rose

Rosa nutkana - Nootka Rose, Nutka Rose

Synonym: Rosa nutkanaensis Rosa nutkana also named Nootka rose or Wild rose comes from the Cinnamomeae family. It is native of Western North America. Rosa nutkana is a deciduous, woody shrub that grows up to 10ft and 4ft. wide. …

Rosa 'Dark Red' - rose

Rosa 'Dark Red' - rose

Dark Red is a patio/polyantha rose (the botanists are in disagreement as far as naming the groups). It has double flowers of velvet-like deep red colour. These roses are low maintenance but still breathtaking, low, cluster-flowered shrubs. They bloom from end spring in several phases until the frosts. …

Rosa 'Mundi' - shrub rose

Rosa 'Mundi' - shrub rose

A sport from Officinalis and an equally good shrub but with crimson flowers, striped with white. A very showy plant, giving a wonderful effect in the garden. Will form a very good low hedge. Non-repeating. …

Rosa 'Falstaff Climbing' - climbing rose

Rosa 'Falstaff Climbing' - climbing rose

Large, cupped, full-petalled flowers of rich, dark crimson, eventually turning to a most pleasing shade of rich purple. Powerful Old Rose fragrance. Makes a striking climber of 6 ft - 8ft. …

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose

This rose, which is probably a Canina/Gallica hybrid, has flowers about five inches across, of the most brilliant pure rose-pink, with a large boss of stamens. It is very robust, reliable and free flowering and may even be grown as a climber. It is one of the finest single roses and one of the best shrub …

Rosa 'Red Masterpiece' - rose

Rosa 'Red Masterpiece' - rosa

Red Masterpiece is a Hybrid Tea (long, narrow high-center buds on long stems) type rose. The hefty fragrance and profusion of dark crimson blooms make it excellent for arrangements. The bush is a medium to tall grower, and is resistant to black spot and mildew. Roses prefer a sunny location with rich, …

Steps to rose gardening success

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …