EXPOSITION PARK ROSE GARDEN

Types of Roses

Picture Name Description Condition Blooming
Alba Rose Alba light pink to white
fragrant blossoms
blue-grey-green foliage
shady conditions
cold-hardy
once-blooming
late spring/early summer
Banksia Rose Banksia butter-yellow blossoms
practically thornless
clusters of small, violet-scented flowers
massive, spreading shrub
ferny foliage
need room to grow
warm conditions
once-blooming on previous year's growth
Bourbon Rose Bourbon shades of light pinks to eep pinkish-reds
fragrant
full
long, arching canes
cold-hardy repeat-bloom
Centifolia Rose Centifolia shades of white to pink
fragrant
packed with petals
full, rounded, lush blossom shape
cold-hardy
dislike heat and humidity
once-blooming
early-summer
Damask Rose Damask white to shades of deep pink
fragrant
tall, arching, thorny canes
winter-hardy once-blooming
early-summer
Foetida Rose Foetida yellow
strong, unpleasant smell
can reach heights of up to 10 ft.
winter-hardy once-blooming
Gallica Rose Gallica shades of light pink to deep pink, to dark wine hues, and even striped colorations
fragrant
dense, thick shrub
can reach heights of about 4-5 ft.
tolerant of shade
tolerant of poor soil
cold-hardy
once-blooming
Multiflora Rose Multiflora white
honey-scented
tolerant of poor soil once-blooming
late spring/early summer