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Lower Maintenance Roses

Most roses require fungicides to prevent disease - the roses listed below are more tolerant of not being sprayed.

First is a list compiled by Texas A&M University of roses they called "Earthkind Roses". These roses will require minimal care, although we do recommend fertilizing to enhance the blooming and health of your rose. - Earthkind Roses. The link is to Chamblee Roses webpage since it provides information on each of the roses and these roses are offered by Chamblee.

Species

Carolina Rose (R. carolina)
Cherokee Rose (R. laevigata)
Chestnut Rose (R. roxburghii)
Lady Banks Rose (R. banksiae....)
Swamp Rose (R. palustris)

Old Garden Roses

Henry Nevard
La Belle Sultane
Madame Plantier
Marchesa (Marquise) Boccella
Mutabilis
Nastarana
Pink Pet
Russelliana
Shailer's Provence
Stanwell Perpetual

Polyantha

Caldwell Pink
Clotilde Soupert
Else Poulsen
La Marne
Marie Pavié
Perle d'Or
The Fairy

Floribunda

Bill Warriner
City of London
Eutin
Grüss an Aachen
Livin' Easy
Nearly Wild

Hybrid Tea/Grandiflora

Alec's Red
Auguste Renoir
Frederic Mistral
Lafter
Roundelay
The McCartney Rose
Yankee Doodle

Climber

Albéric Barbier
Altissimo
American Beauty, Cl
Cadenza
Dr. W. Van Fleet
New Dawn
Polka

Rugosa

Blanc Double de Coubert
Frau Dagmar Hartopp
Hansa
Henry Hudson
Jens Munk
Mary Manners
Roselina
Roseraie de l'Hay

Shrub

A. MacKenzie
Alba Meidiland
Ambridge Rose
Belinda's Dream
Belle Story
Carefree Beauty
Constance Spry (cl)
Dortmund (cl)
Gertrude Jekyll
John Davis
Katy Road Pink
Knock Out
Lilac Rose
Mabelle Stearns
Pearl Meidiland
Pink Meidiland
Prairie Harvest
Prairie Sunrise
Scarlet Meidiland
Sharifa Asma
The Pilgrim
The Wife of Bath
Wanderin' Wind
Wenlock
William Baffin
Wind Chimes
Winter Sunset

Miniature

Gourmet Popcorn
Green Ice
Red Cascade (cl)

If you have any questions, contact Bobbie Reed or any of our Consulting Rosarians.