Roses are red… and almost every other color you can imagine! Fragrance, color, bearing, these flowers have been surprising us for centuries.

Companion plants for roses

Being the ultimate in flowerdom, roses can be paired with many plant species, and each pairing creates unique harmonious ensembles. Choose your pick!
Companion plants for roses

In March, prune your roses!

March, near the end of winter, is the ideal month to prune your climbing, bush, and repeat-blooming rose trees… Let us tell you why.
How to prune rose trees in winter and why

Pruning English rose trees

Pruning English roses is an essential step in order to expect beautiful blooming and nice roses in summer.
Pruning English roses

Easy rose trees to grow

Getting started on rose trees can be intimidating for beginners and for those who don’t want to spend too much time repeating treatments.
Rose trees are easy to grow with a little guidance

Rugosa rose: a hardy and fragrant wild rose

Originally from East Asia, arriving in the West at the end of the 18th century, the Rugosa rose, also known as Japanese rose and Kamchatka rose, is a wild rose. It bears an interesting fruit, the edible rosehip, rich in vitamin C.
Rough rose, rosa rugosa

Golden Fashion Rose, wonderful yellow bush rose

The Golden Fashion rose is a bush-rose with beautiful flowers. Golden Fashion Rose facts Name – Nirpyelasif (Nirpalways) Family – shrub rose tree Type – shrub Height – 36 to 42 inches (90 to 110 cm) Exposure – full sun, part sun Soil – ordinary Foliage: deciduous  –  Flowering: June to October Planting Golden Fashion Rose Refer to our page on how […]
Golden fashion rose

A paradise for roses in Touraine

The paradise for rose tree and perennial amateurs in Europe is in sweet Touraine, near the Chinon fortress in France. Elsie De Raedt, from Belgium, is its caretaker.
Wonderful rose garden in France

Red parfum, a fragrant and crimson-colored marvel

The “Red Parfum” rose is a favorite of gardeners who love powerful roses! Key Red parfum rose facts Name – Everepra Family – climbing rose tree Type – shrub Height – 13 feet (4 meters) Bearing – rigid Exposure – full sun and part sun Soil: ordinary  –  Foliage: deciduous  –  Flowering: all of summer → early fall It’s a very easy […]
Single red parfum rose

Georges Truffaut rose, a deep rich red bush rose

The George Truffaut rose has rich red flowers. Light fragrance that isn’t too heady. Georges Truffaut Rose facts Name – Dorkade Family – shrub rose tree Type – shrub Height – 40 to 60 inches (100 to 150 cm) Exposure – full sun, part sun Soil: ordinary – Foliage: deciduous – Flowering: end of spring → mid-fall The George Truffaut rose is a lightly fragrant bush rose […]
Rosier Georges Truffaut, Dorkade

David Austin, four new English roses

The year 2013 brought joyful tidings for the David Austin roses, with double the glory! This famous English breeder’s roses received a first Gold Medal during the Courson Plant Days in France and then, a short time later, another Gold Medal at the Chelsea Flower Show…
David Austin English roses

Care-free rose trees

It isn’t always easy to choose the right rose trees. They all seem so healthy and magnificent at the nursery store! It helps to have a few guidelines to understand the “who’s who” of roses, especially when you try to consider their resistance to disease.
Rose tree varieties that resist disease well

Pruning Hybrid Tea roses

Pruning hybrid tea roses, sometimes called large-flowered roses, is an important step because from it depends the blooming of the rose tree.
Hybrid tea roses grow into dense shrubs, and pruning them is specific to their type

Rose tree – when and how to plant roses

The planting of the rose tree is one of the most important steps. If well planted, rose trees are sure to settle in, and growth and bloom will be facilitated. Roses can be purchased in containers, often the pot in which it has most recently been transplanted, or with bare roots.
Rose tree planting in the ground and in pots
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