Tag Archives: AARS winner

A Rose Sampler III

Rosa ‘Coretta Scott King’ (syn. ‘WEKstohoco’) (Bedard 2013) (MOONSTONE x HOT COCOA) – A newly introduced Grandiflora rose with clusters of 4″ wide creamy white blooms, edged in coral. The flowers have moderate tea fragrance and repeat throughout the summer. … Continue reading

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Floribunda Roses VI

Rosa MARINA (syn. ‘RinaKOR’) (Kordes 1974) (‘Colour Wonder’ x ‘Zorina’) – This AARS winner bears fully double true orange blooms (that fade with some reddish-pink) in showy clusters throughout the growing season. These have a mild fruity fragrance and make … Continue reading

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Grandiflora and Hybrid Tea Roses II

Rosa ‘Folklore’ (syn. ‘KORlore) (Kordes 1977) (‘Fragrant Cloud’ x Seedling) – This tall Hybrid Tea rose bears fully double (26 to 40 petals) coral orange to salmon pink flowers that are wonderfully fragrant. These repeat bloom throughout the growing season … Continue reading

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Columbine II / Aquilegia

Aquilegia caerulea ‘Heavenly Blue’ (syn. ‘Sky Blue’, ‘Blue Dream’) – This is a large-flowered Columbine with sky blue petals and spurs, a white corolla and contrasting golden stamens that blooms from May through to July. It thrives in part to … Continue reading

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Grandiflora and Hybrid Tea Roses

Rosa┬áDICK CLARKE (syn. ‘WEKfunk’) (Carruth / Bedard 2009) (‘Fourth of July’ x unknown) – This grandiflora rose was a 2011 AARS winner and features reddish-black buds that open to fully double cream blooms with vibrant rose to cherry-pink edges. It … Continue reading

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Shrub Roses II

Rosa ‘Morden Fireglow’ (syn. ‘RSM R3’) (Marshall 1976) (‘RSM F5’ x ‘RSM J4′) – This member of the Parkland Series was introduced as a cold weather rose by Agriculture Canada in 1989. It features loosely cupped 2-3″ wide roses of … Continue reading

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Climbing & Rambler Roses

Rosa FOURTH OF JULY (syn. ‘Climbing Fourth of July’, ‘Hanabi’, ‘Crazy for You’, ‘WEKroalt’) (Carruth 1999) (‘Roller Coaster’ x ‘Altissimo’) – This 1999 AARS winner features semi-double flowers (10-15 petals) of red with white and pink highlights borne in clusters. … Continue reading

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