Bush & Shrub Roses

3 Photo of different color roses - orange, yellow and purple

Bush & Shrub Roses

Roses are a colorful, fragrant addition to any garden landscape. Below are some of our favorite rose bush and shrub varieties.

Knockout Roses

  • Carpet Roses - Generally grow 24 to 32 inches tall and 40 to 48 inches wide with blooms that are approximately 2 inches wide. Can be easily draped over a terrace or used as a groundcover. Available in a variety of colors. Leaves change to a purple-bronze in fall and can remain on the plant until later winter.

  • Knock Out Roses - (Shown right) These large, shrub roses generally grow between 3 to 5 feet tall; however, if they are not pruned, they can grow up to 8 feet tall with 3-inch wide clusters of flowers that bloom terminally (forming at the end/tip of the branch) throughout spring and summer. Knock Out roses lose their leaves in winter.

Source: https://homeguides.sfgate.com/knockout-roses-vs-carpet-roses-95929.html


Available seasonally, while supplies last - where indicated below.

Angel Face (Floribunda Rose)

Angel Face Floribunda Rose

This modern rose boasts ruffled petals with a pure, vivid lavender color and a strong citrus fragrance, alongside leathery foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3 to 4 feet tall with a 3 foot wide rounded growth habit
  • Blooms: Medium blooms with 25-30 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, container, hedge, mass planting, specimen


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/rose/angel-face-rose


Cherry Parfait™ (Grandiflora Rose)

Cherry Parfait Grandiflora Rose

Appreciated for its bushy, round habit and contrasting petal colors, this bi-colored rose has dark green foliage and is an excellent performer in all climates.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide
  • Blooms: Blooms year round, medium blooms with 35-40 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, cutting garden, hedge, mass planting, specimen, urban garden


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/rose/cherry-parfait-rose


Brandy™ (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Brandy Hybrid Tea Rose

This Hybrid Tea variety boasts huge apricot blooms with a robust fragrance, dark green foliage and thick, upright stems that are great for cutting.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 6 feet tall, 2 to 3 feet wide
  • Blooms: Large apricot blooms with 30-35 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/rose/brandy-rose


Chicago Peace (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Chicago Peace Rose

Named for the city in which it was discovered, this variety boasts a slight fragrance and large copper-pink blooms that shimmer with canary-yellow at its petals base. Has glossy leathery green, disease-resistant foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4.5 to 6.5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide
  • Blooms: Large blooms with 40-45 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/rose/chicago-peace-rose


Chrysler Imperial (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Chrysler Imperial Rose

The Chrysler Imperial rose (Rosa ‘Chrysler Imperial’) is a timeless, strongly fragrant classic rose.  This velvety, high-centered rose boasts dark, deep red blooms on long stems with matte-green dark leaves. 

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3 to 6 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide
  • Blooms: Large summer blooms with 45-50 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/rose/chrysler-imperial-rose


Dolly Parton Rose (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Dolly Parton Hybrid Tea Rose

Like its namesake, this rose is cheerful and larger than life! Very large vibrant red petals are surrounded by medium green foliage and boast a strong rose fragrance.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Very large blooms with 35-40 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/dolly-parton


Double Delight® (Hybrid Tea Rose) - will be available third week of Feb.

Double Delight Rose

The Double Delight® is a multicolored rose with deep green foliage and a strong spice fragrance. It boasts beautiful, large tea-shaped blooms with 30-35 petals with a creamy-white center and a strawberry-red edge. A member of the Rose Hall of Fame as of 1985.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3 to 5 feet tall and wide; also available as a 36-inch tree
  • Key Features:  Continual blooming
  • Blooms: Late spring/early summer through fall
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/double-delight


Europeana (Floribunda Rose)

Europeana Floribunda Rose

These exceptionally long-lasting dark-red double blooms grow among deep bronze-green foliage and perform well in heat and boast a light fragrance with a round growth habit.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Medium blooms with 25-30 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, container, hedge, mass planting, specimen


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/floribunda-rose/europeana


Fragrant Cloud (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Fragrant Cloud Rose

This highly fragrant orange-red rose is wonderful when planted near windows or doors. Its heavy fragrance can be enjoyed all summer long.

  • Light:  Partial to full sun
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 5 feet tall, up to 3 feet wide
  • Key Features:  fragrant flowers
  • Blooms: Late spring through summer
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden


Source: https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3310/fragrant-cloud-hybrid-tea-rose/


Honor™ (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Honor Rose

Also known as Rosa 'Jacolite', this pure white rose has a classic tea rose fragrance. It offers long stems for beautiful cut flower arrangements and contrasting deep green foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide
  • Key Features:  Very large, pure white blooms with 25-30 petals
  • Blooms: Late spring/early summer through fall
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/honor


Iceberg (Floribunda)

Iceberg Rose

Considered the best landscape white rose, the iceberg rose is extremely disease resistant and a vigorous producer of crisp white blooms.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 2.5 to 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide
  • Key Features:  Clusters of hardy and floriferous white flowers against dark green foliage
  • Blooms: ice white flowers with 20-25 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/iceberg/


John F. Kennedy (Hybrid Tea Rose)

John F. Kennedy Rose

This classic, white rose is a tribute to the late popular President.  It boasts fragrant, full, slow-opening, large white flowers with a greenish cast while budding. Accompanied by medium-green foliage with a bushy growth habit.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide
  • Key Features:  Very fragrant, large repeat blooms
  • Blooms: Late spring/early summer through fall
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/john-f-kennedy and https://www.weeksroses.com/product/john-f-kennedy/roses


Ketchup & Mustard™ (Floribunda Rose)

Kethup & Mustartd Floribunda Rose

Named for its beautiful contrast of velvety bright red and dark yellow petals, this bi-colored rose enjoys a mild fragrance and green glossy foliage. Has a rounded, bushy growth habit and blooms in flushes throughout the season.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3 to 4 feet tall
  • Blooms:  Medium blooms with 17-25 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, container, hedge, mass planting, specimen


Sources: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/ketchup-mustard/roses and https://www.edmundsroses.com/P/24530/Ketchup+And+Mustard+Floribunda+Rose


Legends™ (Hybrid Tea Rose) 

Legends Hybrid Tea Rose

This rose boasts monstrous buds and gigantic blooms of rich, bright ruby red color that lasts for the life of its blossoms. Immensely large petals open to ruffled, slightly fragrant 5-8 inch blossoms.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3.5 to 4.5 feet tall; also available as a 36-inch tree
  • Blooms:  Very large blooms with approx. 30 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/legends/roses


Mister Lincoln (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Mister Lincoln Hybrid Tea Rose

Mr. Lincoln boasts gorgeous velvety, deep red, highly fragrant blooms on upright, stiff stems.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and up to 3 feet wide; also available as a 36-inch tree
  • Blooms:  Showy large blossoms with 30-35 petals bloom late spring through summer
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3017/mr-lincoln-hybrid-tea-rose/ and https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/mister-lincoln


Oklahoma (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Oklahoma Hybrid Tea Rose

This variety boasts a strong rose fragrance and deep red fully double blossoms. Color darkens and performs best with some heat. Grows among large dark green foliage with a bushy growth habit.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 8 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Large blooms with 40-45 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting

Olympiad™ (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Olympiad Hybrid Tea Rose

Bright, true red blooms grow among grey-green foliage and boast a light, fruity fragrance.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide; also available as a 36-inch tree
  • Blooms:  Medium blooms with 30-35 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/olympiad


Orchid Romance™ (Floribunda Rose)

Orchid Romance Floribunda Rose

Pink double flower blossoms with lavender undertones boast a strong citrus fragrance among semi-glossy green leaves. This easy to care for variety was selected as the Best Double Rose by Birds & Blooms in 2014.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4.5 feet tall and 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Double, medium blooms with 75+ petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, container, hedge, mass planting, specimen


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/orchid-romance


Peace (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Peace Hybrid Tea Rose

Tremendously fragrant, this fully double, pink-flushed, primrose-yellow blooming rose is long-lasting and showy.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and up to 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Showy flowers bloom late spring through early fall
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3314/peace-hybrid-tea-rose/


Perfume Delight (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Perfume Delight Hybrid Tea Rose

Gorgeous deep pink buds become highly scented double flowers late spring through summer.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Fragrant blooms late spring through summer
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/3428/perfume-delight-hybrid-tea-rose/


Pope John Paul II Rose (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Pope John Paul II Hybrid Tea Rose

One of the finest, most fragrant white roses. Boasts vigorous growth, a bushy full habit and an abundance of large, luminous perfect pure white flowers with a delightful, fresh citrus fragrance atop rich dark green foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 to 5 feet tall 
  • Blooms:  Large blooms with 45+ petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/pope-john-paul-ii/roses


Queen Elizabeth (Grandiflora Rose)

Queen Elizabeth Rose

Considered the perfect pink—the Queen Elizabeth grandiflora rose has shell pink to slightly salmon-colored petals and has been enjoyed for over half a century.  Often used as a shrub, it is disease resistant with large, leathery, glossy, dark-green foliage and moderately fragrant stunning blooms that make good cut flowers.

  • Light:  Full sun
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat
  • Average Landscape Size: 5 to 10 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide
  • Key Features:  Regal flowers that bloom in clusters of 3 - 4 in wide flowers; can be grown as a tall specimen shrub or trained with other plants to form a hedge.
  • Blooms:  Medium blooms of 30-35 petals. Blooms early summer to mid summer.
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, cutting garden, hedge, mass planting, specimen, urban garden


Sources: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/grandiflora-rose/queen-elizabeth and https://www.weeksroses.com/product/queen-elizabeth


Radiant Perfume (Grandiflora Rose)

Radiant Perfume Grandiflora Rose

Spectacular deep yellow double blossoms atop large, glossy, leathery, dark green foliage boast a strong, citrus fragrance.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 5 feet tall 
  • Blooms:  Large double blooms with 25 petals
  • Border, Container, Cutting Garden, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Urban Garden


Source: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/radiant-perfume/roses


Sedona® (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Sedona Hybrid Tea Rose

Warm, blended pointed, sculptured double blooms spiral with red, coral and orange tones among glossy, dark green foliage and boast a strong fruity fragrance.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 5 to 5.5 feet tall 
  • Blooms:  Large, double blooms with 25-30 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/sedona/roses and https://www.jacksonandperkins.com/sedona-hybrid-tea-rose/p/v1250/


St. Patrick™ (Hybrid Tea)

St. Patrick Hybrid Tea Rose

This slow-opening yellow rose enjoys the heat! Bountiful chartreuse-shaded buds spiral open to yellow gold long-lasting flowers that grow among grey-green foliage and have a light fragrance.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Large, fully double blooms with 30-35 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/st-patrick/roses and https://www.edmundsroses.com/P/24206/St.+Patrick+Hybrid+Tea+Rose


Sunsprite (Floribunda Rose)

Sunsprite Floribunda Rose

This deep yellow, long-lasting rose boasts a super sweet fragrance atop an abundance of glossy deep green leaves that grows with a round, bushy habit.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 2 - 2.5 feet tall and 2 - 2.5 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Medium, double blooms with 25-30 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, container, hedge, mass planting, specimen


Source: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/sunsprite/roses


Tropicana (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Tropicana Hybrid Tea Rose

This variety is the winner of 12 international awards and boasts an intense, sweet fruity fragrance in a showy blend of large coral and orange blooms atop glossy green foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 3.5 to 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:   Large blooms with 30-35 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/hybrid-tea-rose/tropicana


Trumpeter (Floribunda)

Trumpeter

This low-maintenance, compact and bushy, brilliant orange-scarlet colored rose is disease resistant with glossy green foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 1.5 to 2 feet wide
  • Blooms:   Ruffled, long-lasting bright red blooms with 35-40 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Source: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/trumpeter/


Veterans' Honor® (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Veterans' Honor Rose

Large, plump and pointed buds bloom into impeccable, trophy-winning, stunning red blossoms with a delightful raspberry fragrance atop dark green foliage.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: 4 - 5 feet tall and 2 - 3 feet wide
  • Blooms:  Large, double blooms with 25-30 petals
  • Landscape Uses:  Barrier, border, container, cutting garden, mass planting


Sources: https://www.weeksroses.com/product/veterans-honor/roses and https://www.edmundsroses.com/P/24253/Veterans+Honor+Hybrid+Tea+Rose


White Iceberg Shrub Rose (Floribunda Rose)

Icberg Rose

This widely recognized rose is appreciated for its profusion of bright white, summer-long, free-flowering blooms and vigorous growth.

  • Light: At least a half-day of sun to full sun; keep away from reflective hot walls
  • Water:  Needs regular watering—weekly, or more often in extreme heat or in containers
  • Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.; also available as a 36-inch tree
  • Key Features:  Profusion of showy flowers
  • Blooms: Late spring to early fall; no significant fragrance
  • Landscape Uses:  Border, container, hedge, mass planting, specimen


Source: https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/5759/white-iceberg-shrub-rose/


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