Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

Hardy Shrub Rose Groups

There are several groups or classes of shrub roses that have many of the most hardy cultivars.  Can you match the cultivars below with their class?  Answers are at the bottom.
A=rugosa and hybrids, B=centifolia, C= gallica, D=shrub

1. Canary Bird
2. Belle Poitevine
3. Cabbage Rose
4. Apothecary Rose
5. Complicata
6. David Thompson
7. Max Graf
8. Bonica
9. Gros Chou d'Hollande
10. Adelaide Hoodless
 
 
 

Answers:
1.D
2.A
3.B
4.C
5.C
6.A
7.A
8.D
9.B
10.D

You can read more on these classes, and roses in general including other classes, at my online PSS123 course notes.


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