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The Roses Are in Bloom

Don’t miss the Cranford Rose Garden at peak bloom this week. This diverse rose garden contains many old garden roses (those bred before 1867), modern repeat bloomers, and a beautiful selection of annuals and other perennials, which help break up the monoculture and help attract beneficial insects. Also scattered throughout the Cranford Rose Garden are “found" roses, for which no breeding information is known. Many of these mysterious roses were discovered growing near old homesteads and in graveyards.

Here’s a peek at what you might find, but be sure to visit and see—and smell—for yourself!

BBG Staff

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Rosa 'Outta the Blue'. Shrub, introduced 2001
Rosa 'Mothersday'. Polyantha, introduced 1949
Rosa 'Redoute'. Shrub, introduced 1992
Carefree Delight
Rosa 'Las Vegas'. Hybrid Tea, introduced 1981
Rosa 'Day Dream'. Shrub, introduced 2005
Rosa 'Double Delight'. Hybrid Tea, introduced 1977.
Rosa 'Pink Knock Out'. Modern Shrub, introduced 2004
Rosa 'South Africa'. Grandiflora, introduced 2001
Rosa 'Betty Boop'. Floribunda, introduced 1999
Rosa 'Perle D'or'. Polyantha, introduced 1884
Rosa 'Caldwell Pink', China, introduced 1928
Rosa 'Sea Foam'. Shrub, introduced 1964
Rosa 'Honey Perfume'. Floribunda, introduced 2004
Rosa 'Baby Faurax'