Our Favorites

These are some of our favorite rose varieties. If you need help in selecting roses for your region and designing your garden, please contact us.

Remember Me

"Remember Me" is one of the best-selling orange varieties on the market today and knocks the socks off of the old variety "Tropicana".  The simple reason is the fantastic shiny, disease resistant foliage that offsets the beautiful flowers.  This rose will surely put...

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Commonwealth Glory

Among the many friends I made in the rose business, Robert and Philip Harkness were gracious and generous in all the wonderful times we spent together, either walking their research blocks of roses in Hitchin, England or our blocks in Oregon or California.  On one of...

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Easy Going

When Kathy and I took over the nursery from my parents, we moved into a new manufactured home across the lawn from the nursery office.  Our first obstacle was to landscape around the area.  We couldn't afford a garage so we just graveled an area to park our cars.  We...

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For a long time, Pristine was my favorite rose.  Pristine's pure white with pink shading can change through the season depending on sunshine, but in the cool of the spring, it is exquisite.  The plant will draw and quarter you with it's huge thorns and thick,...

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New Zealand

A soft, warm pink hybrid tea with wonderful form and huge, sweet fragrance. This is the old rose fragrance our grandmothers talked about. The plant is healthy with shiny, deep green foliage that has good disease resistance. The rose will grow many side buds so if you...

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One of the most popular early hybrid teas in this color range was Sterling Silver. It had great fragrance and a unique color at the time and was widely marketed. The problem was, it was a puny, stingy plant producing 3 or 4 blooms in a flush. Neptune is the remedy for...

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Of all the roses that Edmunds’ Roses introduced, I am most proud of this wonderful red hybrid tea bred by Pierre Orard of France. I had the honor of discovering it at Orard’s nursery in Lyon, bringing it to the U.S. and propagating it under quarantine, then marrying...

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