Perry's Perennial Pages

Rose Trials

University of Vermont Horticulture Research Center

Dr. Leonard Perry, Professor, University of Vermont

Species, cv

type

flw color

flw type

flw cycle

frag.

hxw

year

notes

                 

acicularis

species x

rose

single

 

yes

3x3

1805

very early, circumpolar

Adelaide Hoodless

Parkland

red, bright

semi-dbl

recurrent

yes

3x3

   

alba maxima

Alba

white

semi-dbl

 

yes

6x4

old

Jacobite R., org hips

Alchymist

Shrub

apricot

double

yes

6x6

1956

Germany

Alex MacKenzie

Explorer

red, deep

recurrent

5x5

Amy Robsart

Shrub

pink

single

yes

8x6

1894

Engand, eglantaria, nice hips

Belle Poitevine

rugosa

pink

semi-dbl

recurrent

5x5

1894

France

Birdie Blye

Shrub

pink

double

recurrent

yes

5x5

1904

USA

Blanc Double de Coubert

Rugosa

white

double

recurrent

yes

5x4

1892

fall color

blanda

species

pink

single

yes

5x5

old

Hudson's Bay/Labrador Rose, thornless

Camaieux

Gallica

white,red

double

yes

3x3

1830

France

Canary Bird

Shrub

yellow

single

early

yes

5x5

arching branches, nice hips, R. xanthina

Captain Samuel Holland

Explorer

red

double

continual

6x6

Carefree Beauty

shrub

pink

double

recurrent

yes

4x3

1978

Buck--Iowa, good hips

centifolia

Centifolia

pink

double

yes

6x6

1596

Provence or Cabbage Rose"

Charles Albanel

Explorer

pink

semi-dbl

recurrent

yes

2x3

1982

Charles de Mills

Gallica

red

dbl

yes

5x6

Complicata

Gallica

pink

Conditorum

Gallica

purple-red

semi-dbl

yes

4x4

old

Hungarian Rose

Constance Spry

David Austin

pink

yes

5x3

1961

Cuthbert Grant

Parkland

wine red

recurrent

3x3

1967

David Thompson

Explorer

pink

Semi-dbl

Recurrent

Yes

4x4

1979

Disease resistant

Delicata

Rugosa

lilac pink

semi-dbl

recurrent

yes

4x5

1898

DeMontarville

shrub

pink

semi-dbl

recurrent

3x3

1998

Ag Canada (Que.), disease resistant

eglanteria

species x

pink

single

yes

7x6

old

Sweetbriar of Eng., fragrant lvs, red hips

Elveshorn

Shrub

red

double

yes

3x3

1985

Kordes, thorny

Essex

Shrub

pink

single

continual

2x4

1988

Denmark, large clusters, trailing

Felicite Parmentier

Alba

pale pk

dbl

yes

5x5

1834

foetida bicolor

species

orange

single

yes

6x6

pre1590

Austrian Copper

Frontenac

Explorer

pink

double

recurrent

yes

4x4

1992

abundant bloom in clusters

Fru Dagmar Hastrup

Rugosa

pink

single

recurrent

4x4

1914

fall color, large red hips, large flowers

gallica officinalis

Gallica

red

semi-dbl

yes

4x3

midages

Apothecary's R, Red R. of Lancaster

George Vancouver

Explorer

red

double

recurrent

3x3

1994

disease resistant, nice hips

Geranium

Moyesii

glauca (rubrifolia)

species x

pink

single

6x5

old

pur-red stems, gray-gr lvs, red hips

Grootendorst Supreme

Rugosa

red

dbl

recurrent

4x5

1936

clustered flowers

Gros Chou d'Hollande

Centifolia

"Big Cabbage of Holland"

Hansa

Rugosa

red-pur

double

recurrent

spicy

7x7

1905

red hips

Harison's Yellow

species x

yellow

semi-dbl

5x3

1830

foetida x spinosissima x xanthina

Henri Martin

Moss

red-pur

dbl

yes

5x8

1863

among hardiest of Moss

Henry Hudson

Explorer

white

semi-dbl

recurrent

spicy

3x4

1976

Henry Kelsey

Explorer

red

semi-dbl

recurrent

7x5

1984

arching, hardy

Hope for Humanity

shrub

red

double

recurrent

2x2

1998

Canada

hugonis

species x

yellow

single

8x6

old

China, Father Hugo's R., arching canes

J.P. Connell

Explorer

yel

recurrent

yes

4x3

1987

few thorns

Jens Munk

Explorer

pink

double

recurrent

spicy

5x5

1974

John Cabot

Explorer

red

double

6x6

1978

partially recurrent

John Davis

Explorer

pink

double

recurrent

8x5

long canes

John Franklin

Explorer

red

semi-dbl

recurrent

3x3

Koenigen von Daenemark

Alba

pink

double

yes

5x5

1826

Lambert Closse

Explorer

pink

double

3x3

1996

Louis Jolliet

Explorer

pink

double

yes

4x4

1990

clustered bloom, disease resistant

Madame Hardy

Damask

wht

dbl

yes

5x5

1832

Magnifica

Shrub

pk-red

dbl

4x5

1905

eglanteria, org-red fall hips

Maidens Blush

Alba

pink

dbl

yes

6x6

1738

Marguerite Hilling

species x

pink

single

recurrent

yes

6x6

1959

England, hardy, Moyesii hybrid

Marie Bugnet

Explorer

white

double

recurrent

yes

3x3

1963

long bloom, no hips, red winter canes

Martin Frobisher

Explorer

pink

double

recurrent

light

5x4

1968

no hips, red winter canes

Max Graf

shrub

long canes

Meidiland Pink

Meidiland

pink

single

continual

5x5

Meidiland White

Meidiland

white

Moje Hammarberg

rugosa

pink

double

recurrent

yes

4x4

1931

Sweden, red hips

Mont Blanc

Rugosa

white

semi-dbl

recurrent

yes

4x4

1986

fall hips, Ger.

Monte Casino

Rugosa

red

one of best shrub reds

Monte Rosa

Rugosa

pink

semi-dbl

recurrent

yes

4x4

1986

fall hips, Ger.

Morden Blush

Parkland

pink ivory

long

3x3

1988

multiflora inermis

species x

wht

10x10

old

Korea,Japan, thornless, arching, hips

Odense City

shrub

yellow

semi-dbl

   

3x3

 

Denmark

Parfum de L'Hay

Rugosa

red, dark

single

 

yes

4x4

1901

strongest rugosa scent, dk gr fol.

Polareis

rugosa

white

semi-dbl

recurrent

 

4x4

1994

Meilland--France

Pompon Blanc Parfait

alba

             

Prairie Dawn

Parkland

pink

double

recurrent

5x5

Prairie Fire

shrub

red

single

recurrent

yes

5x4

1960

Univ MN

Prairie Joy

shrub

pink

single

yes

4x4

1990

Canada

primula

species

yellow

single

yes

6x6

old

China, Incense R., arching, frag. fol.

Purple Pavement

shrub

Quatre Saisons

Damask

pink

double

recurrent

yes

4x3

BC

Autumn Damask, damascena bifera

Redoute'

David Austin

pink

4x4

1992

sport of Mary Rose

Refulgence

Shrub

red

semi-dbl

8x6

1909

England, eglantaria, scented foliage

Rosa Mundi

Gallica

pink/red

semi-dbl

yes

4x5

pre1581

gallica versicolor, oldest striped

Rosanna

shrub

pink

8x4

1983

long cane

Rose of Castile

Damask

pink

double

yes

5x5

pre1600

species "Damask" rose

rugosa alba plena

rugosa

white

double

recurrent

yes

4x6

old

fall color

Schneekoppe

Rugosa

white

semi-dbl

recurrent

3x3

1986

Snow Pavement, lilad blush

Schneezwerg

Rugosa

white

semi-dbl

recurrent

4x4

1912

Snow Dwarf, red hips

Sea Foam

Shrub

white

double

continual

yes

2x6

1964

disease resistant, groundcover

Seven Sisters

Shrub

Shropshire Lass

David Austin

pink

semi-dbl

yes

8x8

1968

climbing

Simon Fraser

Explorer

pink

semi-dbl

continual

2x3

1992

Sir Thomas Lipton

Rugosa

white

dbl

recurrent

Snow Pavement

shrub

white

Ger. Pavement series

Souvenir Philemon Cochet

rugosa

pink

double

recurrent

6x4

1894

large flowers

Stanwell Perpetual

species x

pink

double

yes

4x4

1838

damascena bifera x spin., rebloom

The Fairy

Polyantha

             

Therese Bugnet

Rugosa

pink

double

 

yes

5x4

1950

repeats, arching, gray-gr fol, fall color

Tuscany

Gallica

red

double

yes

3x3

1596

velvety, purplish, gold stamens

Viking Queen

shrub

pink

recurrent

yes

10x4

1963

long cane climbing, parent of Explorers

White Bath

Moss

white

double

 

yes

5x5

1810

England, "White Moss"

William Baffin

Explorer

pink

semi-dbl

recurrent

 

8x6

1983

hardy climber

Winnipeg Parks

Parkland

red

double

 

yes

3x3

1991

Canada

xanthina

species x

yellow

semi-dbl

very early

 

6x4

old

Asia, Manchu R.

York & Lancaster

Damask

wht-red

yes

5x4

pre1550

damascena versicolor

Zwerg

Rugosa

pink

semi-dbl

yes

3x3

1984

German "Dwarf Pavement"

Appreciation is expressed to the following for support of and assistance in these trials:

New England Grows

VT Assn of Professional Horticulturists

VT Agr Expmt Station

Friends of the Garden and Friends of the Hort Farm


For more complete data, check the rose hardiness trials' ratings on the web:
http://www.uvm.edu/~pass/perry/rosedata.htm

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