Fragrant Roses II

rossweetjuliet (294x300)Rosa ‘Sweet Juliet’ (syn. ‘AUSleap’) (Austin 1989) (GRAHAM THOMAS x ADMIRED MIRANDA) – This David Austin English Rose bears slightly nodding double cupped flowers of apricot-pink with a delightful sweet tea fragrance. It repeat blooms throughout the season and also features good disease resistance. Strong upright growth habit. Grows 4-5′ high by 3′ wide. Zone 5.

rosamundi (300x298)Rosa gallica ‘Rosa Mundi’ (syn. Rosa gallica var. versicolor, ‘Panache’, ‘Rosemonde’, ‘La Panachee’, Rosa gallica var. variegata) (introduced around 1581) (sport of Rosa gallica var. officinalis) – This Gallica Rose is an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner and bears fragrant semi-double blooms of crimson, with white and pink splashes. Grows 3-4′ high and wide. Zone 4.

rosasugarmoon (300x296)Rosa SUGAR MOON (syn. ‘WEKmemolo’) (Bedard 2012) (‘Meredith’ x [MOONSTONE x ‘Baby Love’]) – This Hybrid Tea  bears pure white fully double blooms (4-5″ wide) that make superb cut flowers and are flush with sweet rose and citrus scent. It is a strong repeat bloomer and features glossy deep green disease resistant foliage. Grows 4-5.5′ high by 3′. Zone 6.

rosaeglantyne (300x284)Rosa EGLANTYNE (syn. ‘AUSmak’) (Austin 1994) (Seedling x MARY ROSE) – Considered by many to be one of the best Austin or English Roses, EGLANTYNE bears intricate pale pink blooms with abundant upturned petals that form a ruffled, fully double flower. These are wonderfully scented with old rose fragrance and are often quartered. Grows 4′ high by 3′ wide. Zone 5.

rosefracloud (300x284)Rosa ‘Fragrant Cloud’ (syn. ‘TANellis’, DUFTWOLKE, NUAGE PARFUME) (Tantau 1963) (PRIMA BALLERINA x ‘Montezuma’) – The huge blooms (5-7″ across) of this classic Hybrid Tea are an unusual coral-red colour with a strong spicy, old rose fragrance. These repeat bloom throughout the growing season over glossy deep green foliage. Grows 4-5′ high by 3-4′ wide. Zone 5.

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