Rose of the Year 2019 - Harkness Roses. This is a lovely compact repeat flowering climbing rose. It is very healthy and has large clusters of semi-double white blooms with a subtle spicy scent. The blooms also sport pink stamens. H:2.5m. Hardy. Full sun and rich soil preferred.
A rare pink form of the justly famous and highly desirable Rosa banksiae. Thornless and vigorous this rose will produce huge displays of semi-double and lightly fragrant pink flowers, opening from rich pink buds and fading to pinky cream, Plant in full sun and give plenty of space for it to grow to its full potential. Fully hardy. H:5-8m,.
Species shrub rose. Blue/grey foliage and stems; masses of single soft-pink flowers in summer and red hips in autumn. Very disease resistant. Sometimes referred to as R. rubrifolia. Europe 1830. 2.1 x 1.5m.
Max Graf is a procumbent rose, covering approximately 1.8m and reaching a height of 90cm. The single flowers are a lovely brick red, with white centres and repeat well. There is little or no scent. Very useful for ground cover in a warm spot. H:90cm. Hardy.
Very fine shrub rose, introduced from China in 1932. Attractive dark green-reddish foliage and red stems. Prolific single flowers variable in colour through honey yellow, orange and pinky red. Significantly shade tolerant. Continuous repeat flowering. Surprisingly rare in UK horticulture. 2.5m x 2m.