Alexander Mackenzie
Group/Class – Canadian Explorer Series
Description - This is a tall, upright, vigorous shrub. It is winter-hardy, flowers recurrently, and is highly resistant to black spot and powdery mildew. The deep pink, cup-shaped flowers are produced in clusters of 6 to 12.
Color – Red
Bloom repeat – Repeats quickly
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 6-8 feet

Bill Reid

Group/Class – Canadian/Shrub
Description – Rose from the Canadian Artist Series. Ruffled, apricot petals on a rounded bush. A great prospect for gardens in colder zones.
Color – Golden yellow
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3b
Height – 3 feet
Width – 3 feet

Blanc Double de Coubert

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Features profuse, strongly fragrant, pure white, 2-3" diameter, semi-double flowers. Leathery, wrinkled, dark green foliage. Large, orange-red hips follow blooms. Best grown in medium moisture, slightly acidic, well-drained garden loam in full sun to part shade. Prune as needed in late winter to early spring.
Color – White
Bloom repeat – Blooms May to frost
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 4-7 feet
Width - 3-5 feet

Bonica
Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Fast-growing, disease-resistant shrub ros with clusters of 3-inch, fully-double blooms..
Color – Pink
Bloom repeat – Blooms in spring, repeats until frost
Fragrance Strength – Very light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 4 feet
Width – 5 feet


Campfire

Group/Class - Floribunda, Canadian Artists Series
Description -The 'Campfire' rose was named to honor a painting by Canadian artist Thomas John "Tom" Thomson. Short, rounded, well-branched. Glossy, medium green foliage. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Very hardy and disease resistant. The blossoms begin as shapely buds with yellow and red tones. The flowers open yellow, edged in a deep rosy pink. Some flowers in the early season will be nearly all yellow. As the season progresses the pink edging becomes more prominent.

Color - Yellow edged with pink
Bloom Repeat - Throughout season
Fragrance Strength - Mild to none
USDA Hardiness Zone - 2b-3
Height - 2-3 feet
Width - 28-45 inches

Carefree Wonder

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Likes full sun to part shade and makes a good hedge.
Color – Pink
Bloom repeat – June to frost
Fragrance Strength – Fragrant
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 3-4 feet
Widfth – 3-4 feet

Champlain

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Champlain is an ever blooming rose. Showy blooms are good cut or dried. A good landscape rose. Plant in full sun to part shade.
Color – Dark red
Bloom repeat – May to frost
Fragrance Strength – Fragrant
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 2.5-4 feet
Width – 2.5-4 feet

Chuckles

Group/Class – Canadian-bred shrub/floribunda rose
Description – Can be grown as a small bush or used as a flowering hedge. Great for cut flowers. Very large blooming clusters. Dark green foliage turns yellow in fall.
Color – Fuschia
Bloom repeat – Repeats
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 2 feet
Width – 2 feet

Double Delight

Group/Class – Hybrid Tea
Description – Creamy white petals with red edges complement the spicy fragrance of this rose variety. AARS winner.
Color – Cream with red
Bloom repeat – Repeats quickly
Fragrance Strength – Very strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 5
Height – 4 feet
Width – 4 feet

Earth Song

Group/Class – Hybrid tea
Description – Blooms have 25-30 petals each; large, full, cupped form. A bushy, upright shrub with glossy, dark green, leathery foliage. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flowers or garden. Heat tolerant and very disease resistant.
Color – Deep pink
Bloom repeat – Blooms in flushes throughout the season
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4b
Height – 4 feet
Width – 4 feet

Emily Carr

Group/Class – Canadian
Description – Introduced from the Canadian Artists series of hardy roses. Deep red semi-double blooms occur in clusters on a vigorous, healthy bush. Color all season long.
Color – Red
Bloom repeat – Blooms continuously
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 4 feet

Frau Dagmar Hartopp

Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – Introduced in 1914, this, hardy rose is covered by fragrant, single-petaled flowers through much of June, then continues to flower sporadically through the first frosts of autumn. As the flowers fade they give way to large, orange-red hips that are striking in the garden. In the fall the leaves turn golden-yellow and red.
Color – Silvery pink
Bloom repeat – Sporadic
Fragrance Strength – Very strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 3-5 feet
Width – 4-7 feet

Frontenac

Group/Class – Shrub; Canadian Explorer Series
Description – Introduced in Canada by Agriculture Canada L'Assomption Quebec in 1993. Deep pink, white undertones, golden-yellow stamens.
Dense. Glossy, dark green foliage. Very hardy and disease-resistant.
Color – Deep pink
Bloom repeat – Repeats occasionally
Fragrance Strength – Mild
USDA Hardiness Zone – 2b
Height – 3-5 feet
Width – 3 feet

 

Grootendorf

Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – The F. J. Grootendorst displays clusters of blooms with frilled edges that resemble fringed carnations. and a spicy fragrance. It has crinkly, bright green foliage on a bushy, vigorous, upright shrub.
Color – Deep fuschia pink
Bloom repeat – June until frost
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 3-4 feet
Width – 3 feet

Hansa

Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – Antique rose from 1905. Vigorous, upright shrub with blooms whose sweet fragrance is reminiscent of cloves. Leaves turn orange in fall contrasting nicely with red rose hips. Disease resistant and tolerant of a variety of soils.
Color – Red
Bloom repeat – Recurrent throughout summer
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 4-6 feet

Hope for Humanity

Group/Class – Canadian
Description – Named for the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Red Cross. Velvety dark red, lightly fragrant double flowers are produced throughout the summer. The mid-green foliage is disease resistant.
Color – Deep red
Bloom repeat – Repeats quickly
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4 or more feet
Width – 4 feet

Jens Munk

Group/Class – Rugosa
Description – A hardy rugosa rose with fragrant, medium pink, double flowers 2-3 inches in diameter. Orange-yellow fall foliage with rose hips.
Color – Medium pink
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 4-6 feet


Harison's Yellow

Group/Class – Species Rose
Description – Harison’s Yellow is the historic rose of the American West. Introduced in 1824, it is also known as the Oregon Trail rose or the yellow rose of Texas. Thickets of this rose can still be found along the Oregon Trail. Pioneers headed west carried cuttings of this rose with them. Stems are very thorny. Bright yellow blooms cover arching canes in early spring. Reaching 5 to 6 feet with ferny foliage and an upright habit, it will produce suckers and form a briar clump if allowed.
Color – Medium, semi-double yellow
Bloom repeat – Blooms once
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 5-6 feet
Width – 5-6 feet


JP Connell
Group/Class – Shrub (Explorer Series)
Description – At Kuhnert Arboretum in Aberdeen, S.D., this has proven to be the hardiest of the reblooming yellow roses. This shrub rose features delicate, fragrant double yellow flowers in early summer and through into fall on a compact mounded habit, hardy and resistant to disease, makes a beautiful garden color accent; needs full sun and well-drained soil (will not tolerate standing water).
Color – Light lemon-yellow flowers with creamy white overtones at ends of stems, emerging from gold flower buds
Bloom repeat – June flowering with some repeat bloom
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 3-5 feet
Width – 3-5 feet

Lambert Closse

Group/Class – Shrub; Explorer Series
Description – Named for Raphael Lambert Closse (1618-1662), a French merchant who died fighting the Iroquois. Very full bloom form and glossy light green foliage. Very hardy and disease resistant.
Color – Medium to deep pink
Bloom repeat – Occasional
Fragrance Strength – Mild to none
USDA Hardiness Zone – 2b
Height – 2-3 feet
Width - 2-3 feet

Lil’ Mischief

Group/Class – Shrub; Easy Elegance
Description – New blooms are deep pink with white; older blooms are lighter pink. Glossy green foliage, low-growing habit. Good in hedges, as a focal point in a bed or in a container. Disease resistant.
Color – Deep pink with white
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 2-3 feet
Width – 2-3 feet

Magnifica

Group/Class – Rugosa
Description – Drought-hardy, cold-hardy spreading shrub with double blooms. Orange-red hips in autumn.
Color –Magenta/mauve blend
Bloom repeat – Blooms in spring
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 3-5 feet


Marianne
Group/Class – Hybrid Gallica
Description – This rose is halfway between a gallica and a modern shrub in character with blooms that are 100% old garden rose. Can produce more blooms in its 4-6 week bloom period than most modern roses produce in an entire growing season. Blossoms are double, shallow cups up to 4.5 inches across. Rich, fruity fragrance. Bright medium green foliage. Grows as shrub or climber; good for cutting; shade tolerant.
Color – Peach/yellow blend
Bloom repeat – Blooms heavily in spring; does not repeat
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 5-8 feet
Width – 5 feet

Marie Bugnet

Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – Double white blooms of 30-35 petals. A hardy rose in which deer are not especially interested. Red hips in winter.
Color – White
Bloom repeat – Reliably but slowly
Fragrance Strength – Very strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 2
Height – 3 feet
Width – 3 feet

Morden Centennial

Group/Class – Canadian
Description – Bright fuchsia pink, double blooms in large clusters.
Color – Bright pink
Bloom repeat – Continuously
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4 feet
Width – 3 feet

Morden Blush

Group/Class – Canadian Parkland Series
Description – Hybrid tea with double, light pink, slightly fragrant flowers. Well-rounded shrub with dark green foliage.

Color – Light pink
Bloom repeat – Blooms continuously
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3b
Height – 4 feet
Width – 4 feet


Morden Fireglow

Group/Class – Shrub (Canadian Parkland Series)
Description – Rare red-flowering, cold-hardy rose. Vigorous growth and upright habit produces plentiful foliage and clusters of carmine red full flowers. Great landscape shrub for minimal care beds and borders. Dark matte green foliage. Good resistance to powdery mildew and rust. Needs full sun.
Color – Bright orange red with scarlet undersides
Bloom repeat – Repeat, early summer to frost
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 2b
Height – 2-3 feet
Width – 2-3 feet


Music Box

Group/Class – Shrub - Easy Elegance Collection
Description – Double blooms of creamy yellow centers surrounded by a mixture of shades of pink. A nice bushy rose with an everblooming mound of color.
Color – Yellow and pink blend
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 3 feet
Width – 3 feet

Nearly Wild

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Low maintenance, similar to a true wild rose. Bright green crinkled foliage. Large rose hips.
Color – Pink with yellow stamens
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Fragrant
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 2-3 feet
Width – 2-3 feet

Never Alone

Class – Canadian dwarf rose
Description – This rose with ties to Morden, Manitoba, Canada, has been named after the Never Alone Foundation in Winnipeg, Manitoba. $1 is given to the foundation for each rose sold to improve the lives of people and families affected by cancer. The rose is a continual bloomer and has shown great resilience and has done well well planted or potted. The Never Alone rose lets loved ones know that they’re Never Alone in the fight against cancer.
Color – Deep pink to red with white
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 3-4 feet
Width – 3 feet

Ole

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – The Northern Accents Ole Rose has light pink masses of flowers. This hardy shrub rose does not need to be cut down or covered for winter. Bright green, disease-resistant foliage. Very hardy, easy to grow.
Color – Pink and cream
Bloom repeat – Repeats quickly
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 3 feet
Width – 2 feet

Polareis

Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – The petals of this Rugosa open edged in a bright pink that fades to a blushed pink. The large flower clusters droop slightly. A vigorous grower prone to suckers, so give it plenty of room. Bright green foliage. Nice in borders and beds, hedges. Will not tolerate shade; plant only in full sun. Also known as “Polar Ice.”
Color – White blushed with pink
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 3 ½-4 feet
Width – 3 ½-4 feet

Purple Pavement

Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – Magenta colored blooms, perhaps more red than magenta. Large flowers, red hips in the fall.
Color – Ranges from crimson to magenta
Bloom repeat – Quick repeat
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4 feet
Width – 4 feet

Rugosa Rose

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Showy, fragrant flowers adorn this deciduous shrub rose. Good for use in hedges; tolerates clay soil.
Color – Rose pink to white
Bloom repeat – May to July
Fragrance Strength – Fragrant
USDA Hardiness Zone – 2
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 4-6 feet

Snow Pavement
Group/Class – Hybrid Rugosa
Description – White or white blend flowers, sometimes with a lavender blush.
Color – White with lavender blush
Bloom repeat – Reliably but slowly
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3b
Height – 2-3 feet
Width – 3 feet


Sunny Knockout

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Sunny has loads of yellow buds that pop open to white single flowers set against a full bushy rounded plant. Appreciates a little afternoon shade.
Color – Soft yellow fading white
Bloom repeat – Continuous
Fragrance Strength – Very fragrant
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 3-4 feet
Width – 3-4 feet


Sven

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Large clusters of abundant flowers adorn this compact, low-maintenance shrub. Dark green foliage distinguishes this rose, one of three in the Northern Accents series developed at the University of Minnesota. Very good disease resistance.
Color – Violet-mauve to rich dark pink
Bloom repeat – Intermittent
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 4
Height – 2-3 feet
Width – 2-3 feet


Therese Bugnet

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – The Therese Bugnet Rose, which originated in Canada in 1950, is a hardy shrub rose with large, red to pale pink, double flowers and blue-green, long ,narrow foliage with its red fall color. The canes turn red in the winter so it has great winter interest when contrasted with snow.
Color – Medium pink
Bloom repeat – April throughout summer
Fragrance Strength – Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 5-6 feet
Width – 5-6 feet

White Rosa Rugosa

Description – A white form of the purple-pink ‘R. rugosa’. Single flowers followed by large, orange-red hips. Forms a medium-sized shrub with vigorous spreading growth and plentiful glossy, green foliage.
Color – White
Bloom repeat – Blooms continuously
Fragrance Strength – Strong
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 4-6 feet
Width – 3-5 feet


Winnipeg Parks

Group/Class – Shrub
Description – Tough, disease-resistant shrub rose with clusters of deep pinkish-red buds opening to bright cherry-pink, double flowers.
Color – Deep pink
Bloom repeat – Spring through summer
Fragrance Strength – Light
USDA Hardiness Zone – 3
Height – 2-3 feet
Width – 2-3 feet






 

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