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Recommended varieties for the Southeastern U.S. 2009/2010
Heat Tolerant Roses for the Southern States


HYBRID TEA & GRANDIFLORA - Classic large flowered, long stemmed roses

Red
Crimson Bouquet
Chrysler Imperial - Fr
Lasting Love
Let Freedom Ring
Love Magic, aka Liebeszauber
Mister Lincoln - Fr
Oklahoma - Fr
Olympiad - Sr

Pink
Elizabeth Taylor
Bride’s Dream
Electron
Falling In Love
Gentle Giant
Memorial Day AARS – Sr, Fr
Miss All-Amer. Beauty – Fr
Queen Elizabeth - Sr
Tiffany – Fr
Secret – Fr
Sweet Surrender - Fr

Coral
Sonia
Touch of Class - Sr
Tournament of Roses - Sr
Yellow
Ch-Ching!TM Sr
Gold Medal - Fr, Sr
Helmut Schmidt – Sr
Midas Touch - Sr
Oregold
Peace
St. Patrick
Strike It Rich – AARS Sr
Sunbright

Salmon
Seashell

Apricot
Marilyn Monroe
Over The MoonTM NEW

Orange-Red
Cary Grant
Dolly Parton – Fr
Fragrant Cloud – Fr
Tropicana




Multi-Color
About Face – Sr
Cherry Parfait
Chicago Peace
Chris Evert
Double Delight – Fr
Gemini
Heart O' Gold - Fr
Love – Sr
Love & Peace
Remember Me - Sr
Rio Samba – Sr
Rock & RollTM red/wh stripe

Lavender
Fragrant Plum – Fr
Neptune – Fr
Stainless Steel - Fr
Wild Blue Yonder AARS – Fr

White
Crystalline
Honor
Moonstone (#1Exhib. Rose)
Pascali – Sr



FLORIBUNDA - Produces clusters of blooms, more disease resistant than HT’s or Grandifloras.

Red
Europeana
Showbiz
Trumpeter

Pink
Belinda’s Dream - NS
Cecile Brunner
Sexy Rexy

Yellow and Gold
Easy Going – Sr
Julia Child – Fr, Sr AARS
Eureka – Sr
Sunsprite - Fr
Orange/Salmon Fl’s
Cinco De MayoTM – Sr AARS
Easy Does ItTM – Sr AARS NEW
Livin' EasyTM – Sr
Hot CocoaTM – Sr AARS

Lavender
Angel Face – Fr
Burgundy Iceberg
Distant Drums (Buck)
Ebb Tide - Fr
Outta The Blue – Fr, Sr


White
Iceberg
Lime Sublime - Sr
Moondance
Pretty LadyTM - Sr

Multicolor
Betty Boop (r/w)
Brass Band (or) – Sr
Chihuly (or/red) - Sr
George Burns (yel/red) - Fr
Judy Garland (yel /oran/red) – Fr
Playboy (oran/scarlet) – Sr
Rainbow Sorbet (y/r) AARS
Sheila’s Perfume - Fr

RUGOSA (Heirloom) - Very cold hardy, salt tolerant, and disease resistance. Very good in coastal areas. Most are on own roots.

Blanc Double de Coubert (white)(budded) - Fr
Frau Dagmar Hartopp
Hansa (violet red) - Fr
Linda Campbell (red)
Moje Hammarberg (pur)
Rosa Rugosa
Rosa Rugosa Alba
Therese Bugnet (pink)
Topaz Jewel (yellow)

SHRUB ROSE - As a group, these are cold hardy, low maintenance and are very disease resistant (Sr)

Ground Cover & Small Shrub Rose
Baby Love (yel) – Ns
Electric Blanket
Gourmet Popcorn (wh) – Fr, Ns
Palmengarten Frankfurt (pk) – Sf
Raspberry Blanket
Red Fairy (rose pk)
Red Ribbons
Rockin Robin (red/wh)
Scarlet Meidiland
Sea Foam (white) - Ns
The Fairy (light pink)

Medium Shrubs
Belinda’s Dream (pk) - Ns
Carefree Beauty (pk)
Carefree Delight (pk) - Ns
Double Knock Out
Julia Child - yell
Home Run (red) – Ns
Knock Out (dp) – Ns
Lady Elsie May (salmon) - Ns
Livin' Easy (orange)
Lovely Fairy
Nearly Wild (pk/wh) - Ns
Pink Knock Out – Ns
Large Shrub / Climber
Cape Diamond- Ns
Cl. Jeanne LaJoie -(pink mini climber)
Cl. Valentines Day (red mini cl)










CLIMBER

Red
Cl. All Ablaze
Cl. Altissimo
Cl. Blaze Improved
Cl. Don Juan – Fr, Sr
Cl. Dublin Bay - Sr

Pink
Cl. Aloha – Sr
Cl. New Dawn – Sr, Fr
Cl. Pearly Gates - Fr
Yellow
Cl. Autumn Sunset - Fr
Cl. Lemon Meringue – Sr

Salmon
Cl. America – Sr

Orange
Cl. Westerland - Fr


Multi-Color
Cl. Fourth of July - Fr
Cl. Jacob’s Robe
Cl. Joseph’s Coat – Sr

Lavender
Cl. Night Owl

White
Cl. Iceberg
Cl. Sally Holmes

MINIATURES

Red
Ruby Ruby
Santa Claus

Pink
Baby Grand
Cupcake

Yellow
Texas
Lemon Drop

Apricot
Gingerbread Man


Orange
Denvers Dream
Gizmo

Multi-Color
Rainbow’s End

Lavender
Winsome

ANTIQUE & OLD-FASHIONED type roses (or => own root)

Playboy
Blanc Double de Coubert
Hansa - or
Rosa Rugosa - or
Rosa Rugosa Alba - or
Therese Bugnet - or
Baby Love - or
Betty Prior
Home Run - or
Knock Out - or
Nearly Wild – or
Palmengarten Frankfurt
Pink Knock Out - or
Red Fairy - or
The Fairy - or
Scarlet Meidiland - or
Sea Foam - or
Aloha (Cl.)
Cecile Brunner (Cl.)
Fourth of July (Cl.)
Jeanne LaJoie (Cl.) - or
New Dawn (Cl.) - or
Sally Homes (Cl.) - or
White Dawn (Cl.)

No Spray Roses

Baby Love (yellow shrub)
Belinda’s Dream (pink floribunda)
Cape Diamond (shrub)
Carefree Delight (pink shrub)
Double Knock Out
Easy Does It (oran floribunda)
Electric Blanket (pk grd cover)
Gourmet Popcorn (white shrub)
Hansa (pink rugosa)
Home Run
Knock Out (cherry red shrub)
Lady Elsie May (coral shrub)
Linda Campbell (red rugosa)
Moje Hammarberg (purple rugosa)
New Dawn (pink climber)
Palmengarten Frankfurt (pink shrub)
Pink Home Run
Pink Knock Out
Pretty Lady (cream white floribunda)
Raspberry Blanket (dk pk grd cvr)
Seafoam (cream white shrub)
Therese Bugnet (pink rugosa)
White Dawn (white climber)

Low Spray Roses

About Face
Carefree Beauty (pink shrub)
Cinco De Mayo (raspberry flori)
Easy Going (apricot floribunda)
Hot Cocoa (dark orange floribunda)
Julia Child (frag yell floribunda)
Livin Easy (orange floribunda)
Memorial Day (lav/pk hyb tea)
Queen Elizabeth (pink grandiflora)
Red Fairy (rose pink shrub)
Remember Me (orange blend hyb tea)
Rio Samba (multi color hyb tea)
Sunsprite (yellow floribunda)
Tamora (apricot Austin)
The Fairy (pink shrub)

Fr - strong fragrance,     Ns – no spray,     Sf - no blackspot   Sr - spot resistant

This list is given couresy of Tom Seibert, Weeks Roses, and was developed for the Atlanta area. A pdf version is also available.