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Rosa 'Agrippina':  Please see Rosa 'Cramoisi Superieur'.

Rosa 'Altissimo' [1966] - a climbing rose from 8 - 13 feet tall and 5 feet wide with 6 inch, rich velvet red, slightly fragrant, single flowers that are produced repeatedly.  Zones 5 - 9.

Rosa 'Anemone' (pink cherokee rose) - a magnificent, mounding evergreen to 12 feet with beautiful, large, pale pink flowers in the early summer.

Rosa banksiae (lady banksia rose) - a strong, vigorous, disease resistant, thornless, climbing, evergreen rose to 36 feet with double yellow flowers.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena' (double white banksia rose) - this clone has pretty, violet scented, double, white flowers.

Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' (double yellow banksia rose) - this clone has pretty, fragrant, double, yellow flowers.

Rosa 'Belinda's Dream' [1967] - An amazingly disease resistant rose of grandiflora appearance that grows from 3-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide.  It produces intensely fragrant, soft pink flowers all season long and never needs spraying.  Zones 5 - 9.

Rosa 'Buff Beauty' [1939] - This versatile hybrid musk may be grown as a low, spreading shrub or as the perfect pillar rose.  It repeatedly produces charming, very double flowers of rich, muted apricot that are richly fragrant.  New growth is dark red.  Shrub rose from 4 to 12 feet tall and 5 feet wide.  Zones 6 - 9.

Rosa “Caldwell Pink” - an everblooming, disease resistant clone with fully double, lilac-pink flowers that are produced in large, showy clusters.  The shrub gets about 4-6 feet tall and wide.  Zones 6 - 9.

Rosa 'Carefree Beauty' (katy road pink) [1977] - An extremely graceful, free flowering bush with new, pink buds opening up to fragrant flowers all the time.  Small shrub rose from 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.  Designated as Earthkind by Texas A & M University.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Cecil Brunner' (sweetheart rose) [1881] - This old time, disease resistance rose that's been winning hearts over makes a small shrub to 3 feet with abundantly produced, sweetly scented, fully double, pink flowers produced all summer long.  A polyantha type from 3-5 feet tall and wide.

Rosa ‘Cecil Brunner Climbing’ [1894] - a climbing form of the above that gets up to 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide.

Rosa ‘Champhey’s Pink Cluster’ - a splendid, old noisette rose with clusters of beautiful, very double, light pink roses.  One of the most fragrant of all the roses.

Rosa chinensis (chinese rose) - a deciduous, repeat blooming, semi-climbing shrub to 18 feet with highly scented, pale pink to scarlet to crimson flowers from summer to early autumn.  Zones 7 - 9.                               

Rosa chinensis 'Mutabilis' [1894] - this clone to 6 feet has purple or coppery new growth and flowers that begin yellow with orange backs turning coppery salmon-pink and eventually deep pink.  The flowers are produced off and on all season and are slightly fragrant.

Rosa chinensis 'Viridiflora' (green rose) - has pretty, long lasting flowers whose petals are reduced to green scale like petals having crimson or purplish streaks.

Rosa ‘Complicata’ - a large shrub to 5 feet with 5 inch wide, single flowers of the most beautiful, baby pink having a white center surrounding the exposed, golden stamens.  The flowers are followed by round, orange hips.

Rosa 'Cramoisi Superieur Climbing' (agrippina) [1885] - This fine old China rose has velvety, rich crimson flowers with a silvery reverse and a deliciously fruity fragrance.  The double, cupped form of the blossoms is distinctive, keeping their rounded shape even when fully open.  It is very nearly everblooming in warmer climates.  The leaves are small, dark green, neatly shaped and very healthy looking.  This valuable and beautiful landscape plant provides almost continuous color.  It is a mannerly climber from 10 to 15 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'Ducher' [1869] - A repeat blooming, China rose that is a good candidate for container usage.  The buds are very round and sometimes have a hint of pink on the outer petals opening to a delicate swirl of fragrant, soft ivory white petals.  It exhibits typical bronzy new growth but matures a light green.  A small shrub rose from 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.  Designated as EarthKind by Texas A & M University.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'Duchesse de Brabant' [1857] - President Teddy Roosevelt made this rose famous by often wearing a bud or flower as a boutonniere.  It has cupped, pink flowers that resemble a cabbage in appearance.  They bloom nearly continuously and can be counted on for a rich whiff of fragrance virtually any time of day.  The leaves are slightly wavy and apple green in color.  A Tea rose from 4 to 6 feet tall and wide.  Designated as Earthkind by Texas A & M University.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa x fortuneana (easter rose) - a mounding shrub to 8 feet with pretty, large, fragrant, double creamy white flowers up to 3 inches across.  Zones 8 - 10.

Rosa 'Iceberg' [1958] - A floribunda type rose from 3 to 5 feet tall and wide that produces pure white, double flowers that are very fragrant all season long.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Jeepers Creepers' -

Rosa 'Katy Road Pink':  Please see Rosa 'Carefree Beauty'.

Rosa laevigata (cherokee rose) - a vigorous, climbing shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and beautiful, fragrant, 4 inch wide, single, white flowers in the early summer.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa laevigata ‘Anemone’:  Please see Rosa ‘Anemone’.

Rosa ‘Lafter’ [1948] - This hybrid tea rose repeatedly produces wonderfully scented, delicately double, salmon-yellow flowers.  Zones 6 - 9.

Rosa ‘Lamarque’ [1830] - a large bush to 8 feet or a climber to 15 feet with beautiful, shapely, very fragrant, fully double, pure white flowers borne on long stems repeatedly during the season.  Zones 7 - 10.

Rosa ‘Linda Campbell’ - an extremely hardy rose that produces large clusters of medium size, fully double, brilliant crimson flowers non-stop virtually year around.

Rosa 'Louis Phillipe' [1834] - A double, deep crimson red, China rose with a touch of blush at the center and an occasional white streak through the petals.  It makes a small shrub from 3 to 5 feet tall and wide that produces its fragrant flowers repeatedly during the season.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa ‘Madame Hardy’ - a strong, upright bush to 6 feet with lush green leaves and beautiful, medium size, very double blooms of the purest white having an intoxicating fragrance.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Madame Isaac Pereire' - a bush or climber to 12 feet with richly scented, 5 inch flowers of rose-pink with numerous rolled petals.

Rosa ‘Maman Cochet’ [1893] - a very showy tea rose from 3 to 4 feet tall and wide having few thorns.  It repeatedly produces fragrant flowers with pale pink petals that become deeper towards the center revealing lemon yellow markings.

Rosa 'Marechal Neil' -

Rosa 'Marie Pavie' [1888] - A versitile and handsome, polyantha type rose that can be used as a border, pot plant, specimen or a low hedge.  It has sweetly shaped, pale pink buds that unfold into creamy white, semi-double flowers of delicious fragrance.  It is sure to be a favorite of all who grow it as it is almost constantly in bloom and has a wonderful scent.  The foliage is a healthy, dark, rich green and the stems are thornless.  A small shrub rose from 3 to 4 feet tall and wide.  Designated as Earthkind by Texas A & M University.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'Natchitoches Noisette' - Found growing near a grave on the grounds of an old fort in Natchitoches, Louisiana.  This gem of a rose repeatedly produces medium sized, cupped, light pink flowers of outstanding fragrance.  The foliage is neat and healthy.  A small shrub rose from 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'New Dawn' [1930] - This healthy climber is a repeat blooming sport of 'Dr. W. Van Fleet'.  It bears long, pointed buds which are soft pink and fade to blush cream as the fragrant flowers open.  The foliage maintains a lustrous, dark green hue throughout the growing season.  A climber from 15 to 20 feet tall.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa ‘Old Blush’ (the monthly rose) [1752] - an old China rose to 6 feet with almost continual bloom having graceful clusters of slightly fragrant, loosely double, silvery pink flowers that darken as they age.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'Peggy Martin' (hurricane katrina rose) - Reputedly found alive after being submerged under 15 feet of saline water, this is a vigorous climber that can easily reach 15 plus feet in height.  It bears clusters of fragrant, pink flowers from spring through the fall.  Nearly thornless.  Zones 5 - 9.

Rosa ‘Penelope’ [1924] - a vigorous hybrid musk type rose of bushy habit to 5 feet tall and wide bearing large trusses of bright, pink-orange buds that open to sweetly scented, loosely double, pale yellow flowers.  It has glossy foliage and blooms over a long period.

Rosa 'Radcon' (pink knock out rose) [PP#15070] - A pink flowered mutation of the original "Knock Out" rose!  As disease resistant and care free as the original.  Grows from 6 to 8 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Radcor' (rainbow knock out rose) [2007 - PPAF] - This seedling of 'Radrazz' is not quite as disease resistant as the original but still miles ahead of most other modern roses.  It covers itself in coral pink blossoms having a rich yellow center.  This form is more compact and floriferous than other in this series reaching about 3-5 feet in height and width.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Radrazz' (knock out rose) [2000 - PP#11836] - An almost carefree shrub rose that is extraordinarily disease resistant.  It is also very hardy and reliable producing rich rosy red flowers from early spring through till frost and beyond.  Height from 6 to 8 feet and width from 4 to 6 feet.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Radsun' (carefree sunshine rose) [PP#13063] - Bred by the same guy as the "Knock Out" series, this disease resistant rose looks and grows just like a yellow flowered "Knock Out".

Rosa 'Radtko' (double knock out rose) [2005 - PP#16202] - This sister seedling of the original "Knock Out" rose has more double flowers than its sister.  Otherwise, it has the same color, disease resistance and carefree culture as the original.  It grows from 4-6 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa 'Red Cascade' [1976] - Originally sold as a weeping miniature, this versatile rose can also climb or be used as a groundcover.  It has tiny leaves and attracts attention with its profusion of one inch wide, blood red flowers.  A rambling rose from 12 to 18 feet (tall if climbing or wide if used as a groundcover).  Zones 5 - 9.

Rosa 'Reve d'Or' (dream of gold) [1869] - This lovely, graceful climber is nearly thornless and is useful for close quarters.  It is especially recommended for porch pillars where the pendulous, globular flowers can be seen and appreciated more easily.  Once established, it displays a wealth of large, loosely double, buff yellow roses with a rich, perfume scent.  It blooms all season.  A climber from 10 to 18 feet tall and 5 feet wide.  Zones 6 - 9.

Rosa ‘Rosette’ (connecticut rose) - an extremely prolific producer of small, fully double, brilliant red flowers that last long when cut.

Rosa roxburghii forma normalis (chestnut rose) - a large shrub to 15 feet or so with deliciously fragrant, 3 inch wide, single, baby pink flowers that result in unusual, burr like hips that resemble chestnut husks.  Zones 6 - 10.

Rosa rugosa (japanese rose) - an erect to fountain shaped, deciduous shrub to 7 feet with appealing, fragrant, rose-purple to red flowers.  Zones 2 - 7.

Rosa rugosa 'Alba' - a very free flowering selection with pale pink buds that open up into single, white flowers.

Rosa rugosa ‘Hansa’ - a compact selection to 4 feet with extremely fragrant, double, crimson-purple blossoms followed by a profusion of hips.

Rosa rugosa variety rosea - has single, fragrant, brilliant rose-pink flowers up to 3½ inches across in the early summer and autumn that later become large, edible, orange-red hips.

Rosa ‘Sara Van Fleet’ - a Rosa rugosa hybrid up to 9 feet tall with a continual production of fine, fragrant, double, pink flowers through summer and fall.

Rosa ‘Sir Thomas Lipton’ - a vigorous, bushy plant to 8 feet with dark green leaves and cup shaped, double, white flowers having a good fragrance.  Repeats.

Rosa 'Souvenir de la Malmaison' [1843] - a short, spreading Bourbon type rose up to 4 feet tall that continually produces cup shaped, soft pink flowers up to 5 inches wide having a pronounced fragrance.  Zones 4 - 9.

Rosa ‘Souvenir de Madame Leonie Viennot’ - a climbing rose up to 18 feet with repeat production of wonderful, double flowers that are scented and have a peach colored outside and a pink interior.

Rosa 'Spice' - Possibly the same as 'Hume's Tea Scented China', this rose produces that palest pink blossoms on a 4 to 6 foot tall and wide shrub.  The flowers are good for cutting and have an unusual fragrance from whence the name is derived.  Designated as EarthKind by Texas A & M University.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'Therese Bugnet' - an exceptionally hardy, strong, upright growing rose to 6 feet with few thorns and fragrant, ruffled, 4 inch wide, double flowers of a soft, lilac pink.  Repeats.  Zones 2 - 8.

Rosa ‘Topaz Jewel’ - a Rosa rugosa hybrid with completely double, medium yellow, 4 inch wide flowers that fade to pale yellow as they age.

Rosa “Variegata” (variegated rose) - a thornless clone with beautiful foliage that is mottled and marbled with creamy yellow to golden yellow variegation.  Zones 7 - 9.

Rosa 'Veilchenblau' [1909] - an almost thornless, rambling rose to 15 feet with semi-double, purple (almost blue) flowers which fade to a pale mauve-grey.  They are scented somewhat like apples.  Zones 5 - 9.

Rosa 'Vernell Deville' - This rose was found by a friend of the family looking for the elusive "Seven Sisters Rose".  Although not what we were looking for, it is quite a beautiful rose becoming a rambler about 6 to 8 feet tall and as wide as you will let it get.  The blossoms are produced once in mid-spring and are semi-double, rose colored and scented.

Rosa virginiana - a bush to 6 feet with single, dainty, pale pink flowers having exposed, golden yellow stamens and followed by red hips.

Rosa 'Wekcisbako' (homerun rose) [2006 - PP#?????] - This seedling of "Knock Out" is more disease resistant, more compact in habit and has a truer red color to its blossoms.  Its ultimate size is about 4 to 6 feet tall and wide.