Most roses—particularly hybrid teas—are susceptible to black spot, a fungal disease that can be devastating.
Some of the popular Canadian-bred Explorer roses, such as ‘William Baffin’, ‘John Davis’, and ‘John Cabot’, are not true climbers, even though they’re sold as climbers.
Rosa ‘Zéphirine Drouhin’ is a wonderful old Bourbon rose, medium pink in color and with a strong fragrance.
Low-maintenance shrub roses are some of the easiest, and most rewarding, flowering plants you can grow.
A timeless expression of love, friendship, beauty, and peace.
If you love roses but don't want to fuss with tender, disease-prone garden roses, rugosa rose is for you.
A 2006 All-America Rose Selections winner
Shrub roses may need some coverup for the bare lower branches. Try my favorite companions as underplantings.
If you're looking for fragrant roses for your garden, consider English roses.
Smell the roses, don't fuss over them.