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7 Beautiful Shrub Roses That Bloom Until Frost

Aug 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Written by

McKay Staff

in Landscaping Tips Plants

Why shrub roses? Well, there are many pros to these fairytale shrubs that make them a perfect addition to your yard. Shrub roses are hardy, tolerating cold and a multitude of climates, and often have a long bloom season allowing you to enjoy their beauty all summer and into the fall. They can be planted all season and require little pruning and maintenance allowing you more time to relax and enjoy your yard. Lastly, they have a natural disease resistance making them less prone to disease than some other plants. Given all this it’s no wonder they’re the perfect pick for your yard. Here are some suggestions of beautiful shrub roses that will enchant your yard up until the first frost!

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

William Baffin Rose

The William Baffin shrub rose is an Explorer Series climbing rose that is hardy, vigorous and pest free. Dark pink flowers are born in clusters of up to 30 blooms per cluster. The blossoms contain up to 20 petals each. Blooms from June until the first hard frost. Remove oldest canes after June bloom to keep vigorous as this plant blooms on last year's wood. Small red-orange hips are attractive all winter. This plant matures to around 8-10' tall.

 

William Baffin Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Pink
Plant Size: 8' – 10' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  3 – 9

 

 

 


 

 

Belle Poitevine Rose

The Belle Poitevine rose is a hybrid Rugosa selection from France in 1894. The delicate magenta-pink buds open to expose 3" extremely fragrant flowers with about 15 petals each. The heaviest bloom is in June, but continuing until frost. It gets to be about 2.5-3' if cut back each spring. It has a nice, orange fall color and red-orange rose hips.

 

Belle Poitevine Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Pink, Orange, Yellow
Plant Size: 2.5' – 3' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  3 – 7

 

 

 


 

 

Ruby Meidiland Rose

Ruby Meidiland shrub rose is an excellent landscape rose suitable as a low mounding hedge, border or foundation plant. The rich ruby red flowers are borne continuously from June until a heavy frost. These small flowers are borne in large clusters, and before they finish opening, the next set of blooms have already been formed and are ready to pick up where the last ones left off. Excellent disease free foliage is dark and shiny green. Great for the modern, maintenance free landscape. Be sure to cut back each spring. Grows to be around 3' tall and spreads about the same if cut back each spring.

 

Ruby Meidiland Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Red
Plant Size: 2' – 3' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  4 – 9

 

 

 


 

 

Nearly Wild Rose

The Nearly Wild shrub rose is just that! It is an "almost wild" looking dwarf, hardy shrub rose. It makes for an excellent landscape rose that blooms profusely from June until frost. Small, dark-green foliage is reddish as it first emerges. Blooms are single and pink. This plant gets to be about 2' if cut back each spring.

 

Nearly Wild Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Pink, Red
Plant Size: 2' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  4 – 9

 

 

 


 

 

Pink Knock-out Rose

This Pink Knock-out rose has just that, a powerful pink color that will burst with beauty in your landscape. Just like its parent, it thrives in humid climates and blooms non-stop and requires little maintenance. Full sun is required for consistent bloom. This shrub rose will mature to be around 2-3' tall. Flowers from June-frost.

 

Pink Knock-out Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Pink
Plant Size: 2' – 3' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  5 – 9

 

 

 


 

 

Red Leaved Rose

Our Red Leaved shrub rose has very attractive foliage that's a glaucous purple color. The 1.5" flowers are clear pink and fragrant. They appear in June and are followed by bright red fruits that hang on into the winter. This rose blooms on last year's wood, so remove the oldest canes in June after bloom. This plant works great in natural landscapes. It's a rare and unique type of rose.

 

Red Leaved Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Pink, Purple, White
Plant Size: 2.5' – 3' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  2 – 7

 

 

 


 

 

Double Pink Knock-out Rose

The Double Pink Knock-out rose is another great rose to enter the knock-out family. This is a profuse bloomer that is disease resistant like its parent, Knock-out. The hot pink flowers are sure to add color to the landscape all summer long. Blooms continuously June to frost.

 

Double Pink Knock-out Rose Quick Facts:

Color: Green, Pink
Plant Size: 3' tall
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones:  5 – 9
 

 


 

 

 

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