Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

Shrub Roses

One of the large, general, and hardy classes of roses are the shrub roses.  See if you can match the descriptions with the names on the right.  Answers at the bottom.

 

1.Explorer, dark red, semidouble, 4' tall, 1981 Canada a.Canary Bird
2.early, arching, light yellow, single, 5' tall, old b.Jacqueline du Pre
3.1981 France, continuous bloom, medium pink, double, 3' tall c.Bonica
4.1956 Germany, arching, apricot, double, 6' tall, non-recurrent d.Adelaide Hoodless
5.1973 Canada, medium red, semidouble, 3-4' tall e.Lady Penzance
6.1988 Denmark, medium pink, single, large clusters, continuous bloom, trailing f. Champlain
7.1988 England, Harkness,  white, semidouble g.Essex
8.1988 Canada, light pink, double, 2-3' tall, disease resistant h.Sea Foam
9.1964 USA, white, double, continuous bloom, arching to climbing i.Morden Blush
10.1894 England, coppery salmon, single, scented foliage, fragrant, 6' tall j.Alchymist

Answers:
1.f
2.a
3.c
4.j
5.d
6.g
7.b
8.i
9.h
10.e

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


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