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Roses in Review Starts in July

This Roses in Review (RIR) marks the 91st time that the members of the American Rose Society have evaluated new rose introductions. The ultimate value of this procedure is realized only when we have a broad base of participation. We need your contribution, whether you grow only one plant of one variety on the list or…

New Contest for Students!

ARS Middle/High School Digital Rose Photo Contest The American Rose Society has a new contest for Middle and High School students. See rules below.   Rules: The entrant must be in junior high (middle) or high school by the deadline. Those individuals who have graduated in 2016 are eligible. The name and address of the…

Preparing for Spring

  2016 Green Thumb Seminar “Preparing for Spring” Date: February 27 Place: Klima Rose Hall, American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road Time: 9:00 a.m. Cost: FREE to the public. Registration not necessary, but helpful to assure plenty of handouts Call: 938-5402 Schedule: 9:00 a.m.     Welcome and Introduction of Speakers 9:05 – 9:40…

Rose Rosette Disease

Rose Rosette Disease (rose rosette virus) Rose rosette disease is caused by a virus known as Rose Rosette Virus. It is a devastating disease of roses — particularly since all cultivars are susceptible, including Knock Out roses and wild multiflora roses (Rosa multifora). Symptoms produced by rose rosette disease are highly variable, depending on the…