A yellow rose with red-tinged outer petals, ‘Circus’ has the classic shape and subtle color variations that invite closer inspection.
A buff-colored, fragrant hybrid tea, ‘Diamond Jubilee’ dates back to the late ‘40s, when it was named an All-America Rose Selection (AARS).
'Fourth of July'
‘Fourth of July’ climbing rose was a 1999 AARS winner and it’s easy to see why. The multicolor red, pink and white blooms look almost surrealistic.
With soft coral-pink and white colors and classic rose form, ‘Gemini’ flowers look good enough to eat. As a bonus, it has a pleasing scent with a hint of papaya.
'Love & Peace'
This 2002 All-America Rose Selection (AARS) captivates with spiral-formed blooms that open into large golden yellow flowers tinged in pink. A real crowd pleaser with a fruity scent to boot.
‘Lowell Thomas’ hybrid tea was a 1944 AARS winner, noted for its deep yellow flowers and repeat blooming.
A Gold Medal Roses award winner, ‘Mirandy’ is a hybrid tea with very fragrant blooms. The dusty dark red flowers are truly unique.
‘Moonstone’, introduced in 1998, has slightly fragrant blooms. But it’s the clear white flowers blushed in pink that really appeal to the senses.
You won’t be bored with ‘Perfect Moment’, which has an ever-changing palette of radiant reds and yellows. The Perfect Moment? Anytime you view this champ!
‘Rainbow Sorbet’ has a fitting name. Just look at the cuplike flowers and their delicious mix of yellow, orange and red hues. It may not be fragrant, but this variety scores enough points on eye appeal to more than make up for it.
A hybrid tea introduced in 2006, ‘Spellbound’ lives up to its name with slightly fragrant flowers in a rich hue of pure pink.
Would you believe this is a miniature rose? Despite its compact size, ‘Sun Sprinkles’ is too vibrant to be overlooked. Maybe that’s why it is only the fifth miniature in more than 60 years to win the coveted AARS award.
‘Wild Blue Yonder’
This grandiflora boasts deep reddish-purple blooms that are ruffled enough to resemble a camellia. ‘Wild Blue Yonder’ is fragrant, too.
A bicentennial introduction with a very fitting name, ‘Yankee Doodle’ has the look of an antique rose. The thickly petaled blooms and subtle variations of yellow, pink and white seem to harken back to another era.
Give mom a gift that will delight her for years to come and remind her of you: a rose plant. Roses—from hybrid tea and miniature to climbing and shrub—are easier to grow than ever. Follow these basic tips when planting roses:
- Sunny Spots: Roses do best in a location that gets at least six hours of sun a day.
- Elbow Room: Roses like good circulation. Don’t crowd them in with other plants.
- Food And Drink: Water roses well when planting. They’ll also benefit from an all-in-one fertilizer like Bayer Advanced Rose and Flower Care Concentrate, #232493.