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2005 UVM Shrub Rose Trials
Horticulture Research Center, So Burlington VT
Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor, University of Vermont

 

Survival/growth ratings (July 21); yrs=years in trials; * in bloom at rating
1=dead, 3=25-75% regrowth, 5=100% regrowth; x=new in 2005

Species, cv

05

yrs

Mean

type

notes

acicularis

5

8

4.5

species x

very early, Circumpolar Rose, spreads

Agathe Incarnata

4

4

4.5

Gallica

 

Alain Blanchard

5

4

4.5

Gallica

 

Alba maxima

3

8

3.9

Alba

Jacobite R., org hips

Alex MacKenzie

3

8

3.5

Explorer

shrub

Alika

5

4

5

Gallica

 

Antique 89

x

   

climber

 

Apart

2

2

3

Rugosa

 

Armide

x

   

Alba

 

Belle Isis

3

2

3

Gallica

 

Belle Poitevine

5

5

4.6

rugosa

France

Blanc Double de Coubert

4

5

4

Rugosa

fall color

Captain Samuel Holland

5

8

4.3

Explorer

arching

Carmenetta

x

   

shrub

 

Celestial

3

2

3.5

Alba

 

Charles Albanel

5*

8

4.5

Explorer

rugosa

Charles de Mills

3

8

3.8

Gallica

largest flowered gallica

Chloris

4

2

4

Alba

 

Constance Spry

4

8

3

David Austin

1st Austin, more tender gallica

Cramoisi Picotte

4

4

4

Gallica

 

Cuthbert Grant

2

4

3

Parkland

 

David Thompson

5*

8

4.6

Explorer

rugosa

Delicata

x

   

Rugosa

 

DeMontarville

3

5

3

shrub

Ag Canada (Que.), disease resistant

eglanteria

x

   

species x

 

Felicite Parmentier

3

8

3.8

Alba

 

foetida bicolor

x

   

species

Austrian Copper

Fontin LaTour

5

2

4.5

Centifolia

 

Frau Dagmar Hastrup

5

5

4.8

Rugosa

fall color, large red hips, large flowers, low

Frontenac

4

6

4.3

Explorer

abundant bloom in clusters

gallica officinalis

2

5

2.8

Gallica

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

George Vancouver

3*

6

3.8

Explorer

nice hips, leafspots

Gloire de Guilan

x

   

Damask

 

Grootendorst Supreme

4*

8

4.3

Rugosa

clustered small flowers

Hansa

5

8

4.2

Rugosa

red hips, twig blight '98, weak

Harison's Yellow

3

5

4.4

species x

foetida x spinosissima x xanthina

Henri Martin

3

8

3.6

Moss

among hardiest of Moss, good grn lvs. late

Henry Hudson

5*

8

4.5

Explorer

rugosa

Henry Kelsey

3

8

3.1

Explorer

arching, hardy

hugonis (China R.)

5

8

4.1

species x

arching canes, red fall color

J.P. Connell

x

   

Explorer

 

Jens Munk

5*

8

4.1

Explorer

nice org. fall color, rugosa

John Cabot

3

8

3.8

Explorer

partially recurrent, arching

John Davis

3

8

3.8

Explorer

long canes, arching

John Franklin

x

   

Explorer

 

Karl Forster

x

   

Spinosissima

 

Kazanlik

3

4

3.5

Damask

 

Koenigen von Daenemark

4

8

3.9

Alba

 

Lambert Closse

x

   

Explorer

 

Louis Jolliet

x

   

Explorer

 

Madame Hardy

2

8

3.3

Damask

weak, leafspots

Magnifica

3*

8

4.5

Shrub

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

Maidens Blush

4

8

4.3

Alba

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

Marie Bugnet

5

5

4.4

Explorer

long bloom, no hips, red winter canes

Marie Louise

x

   

Damask

 

Marie Victorin

x

   

shrub

 

Martin Frobisher

x

   

Explorer

 

Max Graf

5

6

4.5

Shrub

long cane, low, vigorous groundcover

Metis

4

4

4.5

shrub

 

Moje Hammarberg

5*

5

5

Rugosa

Sweden, red hips

Monte Rosa

x

   

Rugosa

 

Morden Centennial

x

   

Parkland

 

Morden Fireglow

x

   

Parkland

 

Morden Ruby

2

6

3.5

Parkland

weak

Morden Snowbeauty

2

4

3.5

Parkland

 

multiflora inermis

5

7

4.3

species x

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

New Dawn

x

   

climber

 

Old Red Moss

x

   

Moss

 

Pink Grootendorst

x

   

Rugosa

 

Polareis

4

5

4.4

rugosa

Meilland--France

Pompon Blanc Parfait

4

6

4.2

Alba

arching, open habit

Prairie Dawn

2

8

3.4

Parkland

weak

Prairie Joy

3

6

3

shrub

Canada, weak

Prairie Princess

2

4

3.5

shrub

 

Purple Pavement

5

6

5

shrub

spreads

Quadra

x

   

Explorer

 

Redoute'

3*

8

2.9

David Austin

sport of Mary Rose

Rita Bugnet

3

4

4.3

unknown

bluish lvs, pk fls nice contrast, early

Rosa Mundi

3

2

3.5

Gallica

 

Rosanna

2

5

3

Shrub

long cane, weak vigor

Rose of Castile

x

   

Damask

 

Roseraie de lHay

x

   

Rugosa

 

rubrifolia

x

   

species

 

rugosa alba plena

4

5

4.2

Rugosa

fall color

rugosa Superba

5

4

4.8

Rugosa

 

Sarah van Fleet

x

   

Rugosa

 

Seven Sisters

4*

8

4.4

Shrub

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

Simon Fraser

x

   

Explorer

shrub, groundcover

Sir Thomas Lipton

4*

8

4.1

Rugosa

late, yellow fall lvs.

Snow Pavement

4

8

4.4

rugosa

Ger. Pavement series, Schneekoppe

Souvenir Philemon Cochet

5*

5

4.6

Rugosa

large flowers

Spong

3

4

4.3

Centifolia

 

Spring Gold

x

   

Spinosissima

 

Surpasse Tout

4

2

3.5

Gallica

 

Therese Bugnet

5

8

4.8

Rugosa

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

Viking Queen

3

5

3.2

shrub

long cane climbing, parent of Explorers

William Baffin

5

8

5

Explorer

hardy, arching, 7', vigorous

xanthina (Manchu R.)

5

8

4.8

species x

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

Zwerg

x

   

Rugosa

 

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