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2004 UVM Shrub Rose Trials
Horticulture Research Center, So Burlington VT
Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor, University of Vermont

HRC: d=dead, r=removed
hardiness ratings (June) 03=2003, 04=2004; yrs=years in trials; x=previously died or removed
 *best for given year

Species, cv

03

04

yrs

mean

HRC

type

notes

acicularis

5

5

7

4.4

 

species x

very early, Circumpolar Rose, spreads

Adelaide Hoodless

x

x

2

1.5

d

Explorer

profuse bloom

Adelaide Hoodless

x

x

1

1

d

Explorer

 

Agathe Incarnata

5*

4

3

4.7

 

Gallica

 

Agnes

x

x

3

3

d

Rugosa

 

Alain Blanchard

4

4

3

4.3

 

Gallica

 

Alba maxima

4

3

7

4.0

 

Alba

Jacobite R., org hips

Alchymist

2

1

6

3.0

d

shrub

Germany, long cane

Alex MacKenzie

3

3

7

3.6

 

Explorer

shrub

Alika

x

x

1

1

d

Gallica

Russia

Alika

5

5

3

5

 

Gallica

 

Amy Robsart

2

1

6

2.8

d

Shrub

England, eglantaria, nice hips

Anna Zinkeisen

x

x

1

1

d

Shrub

Harkness--England, died 99

Apart

x

4

1

4

 

Rugosa

 

Armide

x

1

1

1

d

Alba

 

Assiniboine

x

x

2

2

d

Shrub

from Canada

Autumn Bouquet

x

x

1

1

d

Shrub

 

Belle de Woking

4

1

3

3.3

d

unknown

 

Belle Isis

x

3

1

3

 

Gallica

 

Belle Poitevine

5*

3

4

4.5

 

Rugosa

France

Birdie Blye

2

1

6

2.3

d

Shrub

USA, leaf spots and drop

Blanc Double de Coubert

x

x

1

1

d

Rugosa

 

Blanc Double de Coubert

5

4

4

4

 

Rugosa

fall color

blanda

2

1

6

2.8

d

species

near thornless, fall: red stems, gr. lvs, Labrador Rose

Bonica

x

x

2

1.5

d

Meidiland

 

Camaieux

x

x

2

3

d

Gallica

France

Camaieux

x

1

1

1

d

   

Canary Bird

5

2

6

4

 

Shrub

arching branches, nice hips, R. xanthina, very early

Captain Samuel Holland

4

2

7

4.1

 

Explorer

arching

Cardinal Hume

x

x

1

1

d

Shrub

Harkness--England

Carefree Beauty

2

1

3

2

d

shrub--Buck

Buck--Iowa, good hips

Celestial

x

4

1

4

 

Alba

 

centifolia

x

x

2

2.5

d

Centifolia

Provence or Cabbage Rose",

centifolia

x

1

1

1

d

   

Champlain

x

x

2

2

d

Explorer

shrub

Charles Albanel

4

4

7

4.4

 

Explorer

rugosa

Charles de Mills

4

3

7

3.9

 

Gallica

largest flowered gallica

Chloris

x

4

1

4

 

Alba

 

Complicata

x

x

4

2.5

d

Gallica

org-red hips

Complicata

4

2

3

3.7

 

Gallica

 

Comte de Chambord

x

1

1

1

d

Damask

 

Conditorum

x

x

4

2.8

d

Gallica

Hungarian Rose

Constance Spry

2

2

7

2.8

 

David Austin

1st Austin, more tender gallica

Country Dancer

x

x

2

1.5

d

Shrub

continuous

Cramoisi Picotte

5

3

3

4

 

Gallica

 

Cuthbert Grant

x

x

4

3

d

Parkland

poor vigor

Cuthbert Grant

2

3

3

3.3

 

Parkland

 

David Thompson

4

5

7

4.6

 

Explorer

rugosa

Delicata

4

1

6

4.2

d

Rugosa

twig blight '98

DeMontarville

2

3

4

3

 

shrub

Ag Canada (Que.), disease resistant

Dornroschenschloss Sababurg

2

x

2

3

r

Shrub

Kordes hybrid

Dunwich Rose

5

1

3

3.7

d

spinosissima

 

eglanteria

2

x

5

3.6

r

species x

Sweetbriar of Eng., fragrant lvs, red hips

Elveshorn

x

x

2

2

d

Shrub

Kordes, thorny, fls. late

Essex

x

x

4

2.8

d

Shrub

Denmark, large clusters, trailing

Felicite Parmentier

3

3

7

3.9

 

Alba

 

Flower Carpet

x

x

3

1.7

d

Shrub

Ger., fall color

foetida bicolor

x

x

2

2

d

species

Austrian Copper

Fontin LaTour

x

4

1

4

 

Centifolia

 

Frau Dagmar Hastrup

5

5

4

4.8

 

Rugosa

fall color, large red hips, large flowers

Frau Dagmar Hastrup

x

x

1

1

d

Rugosa

 

Frontenac

5

4

5

4.8

 

Explorer

abundant bloom in clusters

gallica officinalis

2

2

4

3

 

Gallica

Apothecary's R, Red R. of Lancaster, small

gallica officinalis

x

x

1

1

d

Gallica

 

George Vancouver

4

3

5

4

 

Explorer

nice hips, leafspots

Geranium

x

x

3

3

d

Moyesii

 

glauca (rubrifolia)

x

x

3

3.3

d

species x

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

Gloire de Guilan

x

1

1

1

d

Damask

 

Grootendorst Supreme

4

3

7

4.3

 

Rugosa

clustered small flowers

Gros Chou d'Hollande

3

1

6

2.7

d

Centifolia

"Big Cabbage of Holland"

Hansa

3

5

7

4

 

Rugosa

red hips, twig blight '98, weak

Harison's Yellow

5

4

4

4.8

 

species x

foetida x spinosissima x xanthina

Harison's Yellow

x

x

1

1

d

species x

 

Henri Martin

2

3

7

3.7

 

Moss

among hardiest of Moss, good grn lvs. late

Henry Hudson

4

4

7

4.4

 

Explorer

rugosa

Henry Kelsey

3

3

7

3.1

 

Explorer

arching, hardy

Hope for Humanity

2

1

4

2

d

shrub

Canada

hugonis (China R.)

5

4

7

4

 

species x

arching canes, red fall color

J.P. Connell

x

x

4

2.8

d

Explorer

few thorns, shrub

Jacqueline Du Pre

2

x

2

2

r

Shrub

Harkness 1988

Jens Munk

4

4

7

4

 

Explorer

nice org. fall color, rugosa

John Cabot

4

3

7

3.9

 

Explorer

partially recurrent, arching

John Davis

4

3

7

3.9

 

Explorer

long canes, arching

John Franklin

3

x

4

3.3

r

Explorer

weak

John Franklin

x

x

1

1

d

Explorer

 

Kazanlik

3

3

3

3.7

 

Damask

Germany prior to 1850

Koenigen von Daenemark

3

3

7

3.9

 

Alba

 

Lambert Closse

2

x

3

2

r

Explorer

 

Leander

x

x

1

1

d

Austin

 

Leander

2

1

5

2.6

d

Austin

 

Louis Jolliet

x

x

2

2

d

Explorer

clustered bloom, disease resistant

Madame Hardy

2

3

7

3.4

 

Damask

weak, leafspots

Magnifica

4

4

7

4.7

 

Shrub

eglanteria, org-red fall hips/color, good foliage

Maidens Blush

5*

3

7

4.3

 

Alba

Cuisse de Nymphe 15th C., alba incarnata, pink to wht

Marguerite Hilling

x

x

3

2

d

species x

England, hardy, Moyesii hybrid, poor vigor

Marie Bugnet

3

5

4

4.3

 

Explorer

long bloom, no hips, red winter canes

Marie Louise

2

x

2

2

r

Damask

 

Martin Frobisher

1

x

6

2.3

d

Explorer

no hips, red winter canes, rugosa

Max Graf

5*

4

5

4.4

 

Shrub

long cane, low, vigorous groundcover

Meidiland Alba

x

x

1

1

d

Meidiland

small fls

Meidiland Cherry

x

x

2

1.5

d

Meidiland

 

Meidiland Fuchsia

x

x

3

1.7

d

Meidiland

 

Meidiland Pearl

x

x

2

2

d

Meidiland

 

Meidiland Pink

2

x

5

2.8

r

Meidiland

 

Meidiland Scarlet

x

x

1

1

d

Meidiland

 

Meidiland White

x

x

4

2.3

d

Meidiland

 

Metis

5

4

3

4.7

 

Shrub

Canada 1967, nitida hybrid

Moje Hammarberg

5

5*

4

5

 

Rugosa

Sweden, red hips

Mont Blanc

x

x

3

3

d

Rugosa

fall hips, Ger., twig blight '98

Monte Casino

3

x

6

3.5

 

Rugosa

twig blight '98, Germany

Monte Rosa

5*

1

6

3.8

d

Rugosa

fall hips, Ger., twig blight '98, compact

Morden Blush

4

2

7

3

 

Parkland

weak, small

Morden Centennial

x

x

3

2

d

Parkland

lg fls, dk fol.

Morden Fireglow

x

x

3

2.3

d

Parkland

 

Morden Ruby

x

x

2

1.5

d

Parkland

 

Morden Ruby

5

3

5

3.6

 

Parkland

weak

Morden Snowbeauty

4

3

3

4

 

Parkland

Prairie Princess x Morden Amorette

multiflora inermis

5

4

6

4.2

 

species x

Korea,Japan, thornless, arching, bright hips, very vigorous

Nevada

x

x

1

1

d

species x

Spain, flushed pink, Moyesii hybrid

Odense City

2

1

4

3.3

d

shrub

Denmark, nice org-yel

Old Red Moss

x

1

1

1

d

Moss

 

Orange Triumph

x

x

1

1.5

d

Polyantha

Germany, hardy, disease resistant

Parfum de L'Hay

3

1

7

2.9

d

Rugosa

strongest rugosa scent, dk gr fol.

Perpetual White Moss

x

x

2

2

d

Moss

sport of Q. Saisons, brown-gr moss stems

Polareis

4

4

4

4.5

 

Rugosa

Meilland--France

Pompon Blanc Parfait

4

3

5

4.2

 

Alba

arching, open habit

Prairie Dawn

5

3

7

3.6

 

Parkland

weak

Prairie Fire

2

1

4

2.5

d

shrub

Univ. MN

Prairie Joy

4

2

5

3

 

shrub

Canada, weak

Prairie Princess

4

3

3

4

 

Shrub

Griffith Buck 1972

primula

3

3

6

3.8

 

species

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

Purple Pavement

5

5*

5

5

 

shrub

spreads

Quatre Saisons

x

x

3

2.7

d

Damask

Autumn Damask, damascena bifera

Redoute'

3

3

7

2.9

 

David Austin

sport of Mary Rose

Refulgence

2

1

6

3.2

d

Shrub

England, eglantaria, scented foliage

Rita Bugnet

5*

4

3

4.7

 

unknown

bluish lvs, pk fls nice contrast, early

Rosa Mundi

x

x

4

3

d

Gallica

gallica versicolor, oldest striped

Rosa Mundi

x

4

1

4

     

Rosanna

2

3

4

3.3

 

Shrub

long cane, weak vigor

Rose of Castile

x

x

4

2.3

d

Damask

species "Damask" rose

Royal Edward

5

1

3

3.7

d

Explorer

kordesii hybrid

rugosa alba plena

4

4

4

4.3

 

Rugosa

fall color

rugosa Superba

5

4

3

4.7

 

Rugosa

 

Sarah van Fleet

x

1

1

1

d

Rugosa

 

Schneekoppe

5

1

7

4

d

Rugosa

Snow Pavement, lilac blush, yellow stamens

Schneezwerg

x

x

4

2.8

d

Rugosa

Snow Dwarf, red hips

Sea Foam

x

x

2

2

d

Shrub

disease resistant, groundcover

Seven Sisters

5

4

7

3.9

 

Shrub

multiflora platyphylla, fr. Japan, low, long cane, late

Shropshire Lass

3

2

6

3.2

r

David Austin

climbing

Sir Thomas Lipton

4

3

7

4.1

 

Rugosa

late, yellow fall lvs.

Snow Pavement

4

4

7

4.4

 

Rugosa

Ger. Pavement series, Schneekoppe

Soleil dOr

x

3

1

3

 

foetida

 

Souvenir Philemon Cochet

5

4

4

4.5

 

Rugosa

large flowers

Spong

5

4

3

4.7

 

Centifolia

France 1805

Stanwell Perpetual

x

x

2

1.5

d

spinosissima

 

Stanwell Perpetual

3

4

4

3.3

 

spinosissima

recurrent

Starina

x

x

2

1.5

d

miniature

 

Sunblaze

x

x

1

1

d

miniature

 

Surpasse Tout

x

3

1

3

 

Gallica

 

Sweet Sunblaze

x

x

2

3

d

miniature

 

The Fairy

x

x

4

2

d

Polyantha

twig blight '98

Therese Bugnet

5

5

7

4.7

 

Rugosa

arching, gray-gr fol,fall color/red stems, early

Tour de Malakoff

x

1

1

1

d

Centifolia

 

Tuscany

4

1

6

3.7

d

Gallica

velvety, purplish, gold stamens, Old Velvet R.

Viking Queen

5

2

4

3.3

 

shrub

long cane climbing, parent of Explorers

White Bath

2

x

5

3

r

Moss

England, "White Moss", weak

Wild Flower

x

x

1

1

d

David Austin

 

William Baffin

5

5

7

5

 

Explorer

hardy, arching, 7', vigorous

Winchester Cathedral

x

x

1

1

d

David Austin

sport of Mary Rose

Windrush

x

x

1

1

d

David Austin

 

Winnipeg Parks

x

x

2

1.5

d

Parkland

 

xanthina (Manchu R.)

5*

4

7

4.7

 

species x

Asia, nice org. fall color, red stems, good habit, very early

York & Lancaster

2

x

6

2.5

r

Damask

damascena versicolor

Zwerg

4

2

6

4.2

r

Rugosa

German "Dwarf Pavement", groundcover

               


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