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2023 New Rose Introductions

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Rose Name: Buttercream Drift® 'Meidevi' PPAF (ABOVE)

Classification: Groundcover

Color Description: Light Yellow

Descriptive Characteristics: Drift® Roses are gxroundcover roses made easy®. Buttercream Drift® has light yellow flowers with cuplike petals that make a cheerful addition to gardens of all shapes and styles.

Bloom Size: 1.25 "

Petal Count: 20-25

Fragrance: very slight

Height/Habit: compact, very busy, 1 1/2' h x 2' w

Parentage: undisclosed

Hybridizer: House of Meilland®



Rose Name: Heavenly Scented™ (cv. WEKvodomer, R578-2) PPAF (ABOVE)

Classification: Hybrid Tea

Color Description: salmon

Descriptive Characteristics: This fragrant, salmon colored hybrid tea has old-fashioned, cuppy and very double, large blooms that are pointed and ovoid. Blloms are on long stems with medium, glossy green foliage. Very good disease resistance.

Bloom Size: 4-5 inch diameter

Petal Count: 60 to 130

Fragrance: Strong fruity & spices

Height/Habit: Upright, tall

Parentage: Voodoo x Meredith

Hybridizer: Tom Carruth

Introducer: Weeks Roses



Rose Name: Morning Glow™ (cv. WEKpiflaspas, BB223-1) PPAF (ABOVE)

Classification: Floribunda

Color Description: Soft gold

Descriptive Characteristics: This large-flowered, old-fashioned floribunda has elegant and very full, blooms on rich, dark glossy green foliage. Blooms are medium to large sized and classically pointed, some single, mostly in small clusters on medium length stems. Medium, even, rounded, bushy growth with very good disease resistance.

Bloom Size: Medium-large, 3½-4½ inch diameter

Petal Count: 70 to 110

Fragrance: Moderate tea

Height/Habit: Medium, even, rounded and bushy

Parentage: Pink Flamingo x Sparkle & Shine

Hybridizer: Christian Bédard

Introducer: Weeks Roses



Rose Name: Picture Perfect™ (cv. WEKmamoprela, R368-3) PPAF (ABOVE)

Classification: Hybrid Tea

Color Description: Hot Pink with White Reverse

Descriptive Characteristics: This fuchsia pink with white reverse hybrid tea has large blooms on medium-long stems that are spiraled, elegant and double. Bush is medium tall with deep, glossy green foliage with good disease resistance.

Bloom Size: Large, around 4-5 inch diameter, single

Petal Count: 30 to 40

Fragrance: Moderate tea

Height/Habit: Medium-tall, upright moderately spreading

Parentage: Marilyn Monroe x Pretty Lady

Hybridizer: Christian Bédard

Introducer: Weeks Roses



Rose Name: Raspberry Cupcake™ 'KORcarmsis' PP 33,406 (ABOVE)

Classification: Hybrid Tea

Color Description: Medium to Light Pink

Descriptive Characteristics: This special rose has a strong raspberry and lemon fragrance. Its blooms are medium to light pink with large, cuplike petals. It has excellent disease-resistance and will re-bloom throughout the season.

Bloom Size: 3"

Petal Count: 65+

Fragrance: Raspberry, Rose Water, lemon, very strong

Height/Habit: Busy, 4' h x 2-3'w

Parentage: undisclosed

Hybridizer: Kordes®



Rose Name: REMINISCENT® Crema Rosa hybrida (ABOVE)

Classification: Landscape rose

Color Description: Cream with yellow tones

Descriptive Characteristics: Reminiscent® Crema rose blooms in the hue of fresh buttermilk. Each big, full bloom boasts a very high petal count and a delightful fragrance on a disease resistant habit. Clean, vigorous growth and foliage, with no deadheading required for continuous bloom.

Bloom Size: Approximately 10-15 cm.

Petal Count: 40-50

Fragrance: Mild

Height/Habit: 1.5-3’ tall, 2’ wide semi-upright shrub

Parentage: Kosmos, Irish Hope

Hybridizer: Pheno Geno



Rose Name: REMINISCENT® Coral Rosa hybrida (ABOVE)

Classification: Landscape rose

Color Description: Orange-pink

Descriptive Characteristics: Reminiscent™ Coral rose boasts bowl-shaped flowers with deep pink-coral tones and an appealing copper center. Dark green foliage accents the flowers and stays clean and healthy through the season. Deadheading is not required for continuous blooms.

Bloom Size: Approximately 11 cm.

Petal Count: 50+

Fragrance: Medium

Height/Habit: 2-3.5’ tall, 2’ wide semi-upright shrub

Parentage: Clair Renaissance, Dominica

Hybridizer: Pheno Geno



Rose Name: REMINISCENT® Pink Rosa hybrida (ABOVE)

Classification: Landscape rose

Color Description: Medium pink

Descriptive Characteristics: Reminiscent™ Pink rose calls to mind the glory days of roses, with big, lush blooms, bursting with petals, pure color, and powerful fragrance. Yet it comes with none of the issues that plague old roses, and it blooms all summer without deadheading.

Bloom Size: Approximately 6 cm

Petal Count: Approximately 70

Fragrance: Yes

Height/Habit: 3-4’ tall, 2’ wide semi-upright shrub

Parentage: Unnamed PGR seedling 1

Hybridizer: Pheno Geno



Rose Name: RINGO® Double Pink Rosa hybrida (ABOVE)

Classification: Shrub rose

Color Description: Pink with red ‘perscia’ eye

Descriptive Characteristics: Ringo Double Pink rose brings a cheerful presence to the garden, with loads of semi-double pink flowers flowers accented with bright yellow stamen surrounded by a distinctive wine-stained eye. It is also very hardy, with glossy foliage that exhibits excellent black spot resistance.

Bloom Size: Approximately 8 cm

Petal Count: Approximately 20

Fragrance: Light fragrance

Height/Habit: 2-3’ tall, 2-3’ wide shrub

Parentage: Unidentified

Hybridizer: Christopher Hugh Warner



Rose Name: RISE UP AMBERNESS™ Rosa x (ABOVE)

Classification: Climbing shrub rose

Color Description: Amber yellow

Descriptive Characteristics: The flowers of Rise Up Amberness™ rose look exquisitely sculpted, with wavy amber-colored petals surrounding a classic orange rose bud shape. They open to a full bloom with appealing golden stamens in the center. The exceptionally fragrant flowers appear all summer without deadheading. Sturdy stems allow this beautiful, versatile rose to be grown as a climber or shrub.

Bloom Size: Approximately 9 cm

Petal Count: Approximately 20

Fragrance: Yes

Height/Habit: 3-5’ tall, 2-3’ wide climber/shrub

Parentage: Rosa 'Gardner’s Glory', Rosa 'Tan04603'

Hybridizer: Christopher Hugh Warner



Rose Name: RISE UP LILAC DAYS™ Rosa x (ABOVE)

Classification: Climbing shrub rose

Color Description: Purple/pink

Descriptive Characteristics: Rise Up Lilac Days™ rose is one of the most unique roses to hit the North American market in years. Features unique lilac-blue flowers with a powerful, heady fragrance, on a versatile habit that allows it to be grown as a climber or a shrub, making it the ideal addition to landscapes and gardens.

Bloom Size: Approximately 7 cm

Petal Count: Approximately 20

Fragrance: Yes, very sweet

Height/Habit: 5-8’ tall, 2-4’ wide climber/shrub

Parentage: Not identified

Hybridizer: Christopher Hugh Warner



Rose Name: RISE UP™ RINGO® Rosa hybrida (ABOVE)

Classification: Climbing shrub rose

Color Description: Yellow with red ‘perscia’ eye

Descriptive Characteristics: Rise Up™ Ringo® rose is a beautiful mini-climber with double golden-yellow flowers featuring a bright red eye. Very healthy foliage and a very vigorous growth habit.

Bloom Size: Approximately 8 cm

Petal Count: Approximately 20

Fragrance: Light fragrance

Height/Habit: 3-5’ tall, 2-3’ wide climber/shrub

Parentage: Unidentified

Hybridizer: Christopher Hugh Warner



Rose Name: Sultry Night™ (cv. WEKswipufste, AA30-B1) PPAF (ABOVE)

Classification: Shrub

Color Description: Magenta fading magenta-purple with lighter reverse

Descriptive Characteristics: This shrub features old-fashioned magenta blooms borne on medium length stems with dark, glossy green foliage with very good disease resistance. Buds are shapely, pointed and flowers are old-fashioned, cuppy and very double.

Bloom Size: Medium, around 3 inch diameter, in medium sized clusters

Petal Count: 60 to 100

Fragrance: Moderate sweet grapefruit

Height/Habit: Medium-small, bushy rounded

Parentage: Sweet Chariot x {Wild Blue Yonder x [(Purple Heart x seedling) x Stephen’s Big Purple]}

Hybridizer: Tom Carruth

Introducer: Weeks Roses



Rose Name: Sunblaze® Lemon 'Meilpiquet' PPTBS (ABOVE)

Classification: Miniature

Color Description: Cream Yellow

Descriptive Characteristics: Sunblaze® Roses are easy to grow and bloom throughout the season. Sunblaze® Lemon produces creamy-yellow blooms from spring to fall. It is easy to grow and thrives in containers, making it ideal for small spaces.

Bloom Size: 1.5"

Petal Count: 25-28

Fragrance: very slight

Height/Habit: compact, rounded, busy, 18" h x 18" w

Parentage: undisclosed

Hybridizer: House of Meilland®



Rose Name: Sunblaze® Peach 'Meizonbla' PPTBS (ABOVE)

Classification: Miniature

Color Description: Orange, Pink, Yellow

Descriptive Characteristics: Sunblaze® Roses are easy to grow and bloom throughout the season. Sunblaze® Peach produces uniquely colored orange, pink, and yellow blooms from spring to fall. It is easy to grow and thrives in containers, making it ideal for small spaces.

Bloom Size: 1" - 1.25"

Petal Count: 15-18

Fragrance: very slight

Height/Habit: compact, rounded, bushy, 18" h x 18" w

Parentage: undisclosed

Hybridizer: House of Meilland®



Rose Name: Top Cream™ (ABOVE) 'Meiroguste' PP 33,493

Classification: Hybrid Tea

Color Description: White sometimes suffused with light pink

Descriptive Characteristics: The large, old-fashioned blooms of this special rose are extremely fragrant with notes of earthy pear. Its abundant petals are creamy-white with an occasional light pink blush. It exhibits excellent disease resistance and is a wonderful rose for cut floral arrangements.

Bloom Size: 3.5"

Petal Count: Up to 100

Fragrance: Very Strong - Pear, Fruity

Height/Habit: Upright, Bushy, Up to 6' h x 2–3' w

Parentage: undisclosed

Hybridizer: House of Meilland®



Rose Name: True Courage (ABOVE)

Classification: Floribunda

Color Description: Orange Red

Descriptive Characteristics: Early spring bloomer with eye-catching bright color on dark glossy foliage that shows diseases resistance. Carefree low grower that performs well on its own roots. A good choice for containers, patios, edgings, borders, and landscapes.

Bloom Size: 3.0 inches

Petal Count: 25+

Fragrance: light fragrance

Height/Habit: 2.5 ft. x 2.5 ft, upright

Parentage: unnamed orange seedling x unnamed red seedling

Hybridizer: Ping Lim

Introducer: Altman Plants USA



Rose Name: True Devotion (AKA Professor Lee) (ABOVE)

Classification: Climber

Color Description: Soft pink

Descriptive Characteristics: Vigorous, upright, bushy, soft pink fragrant climber; in 2-3 years it will bloom prolifically all season long. This glorious beauty is so healthy and easy to grow, perfect for a wall, arbor, trellis, or pillar. Thrives on its own roots too!

Bloom Size: 3.5 inches

Petal Count: 50+

Fragrance: strong, spicy fragrance

Height/Habit: Vigorous, upright, 6 ft.+

Parentage: 'Heritage' x 'High Voltage'

Hybridizer: Ping Lim

Introducer: Altman Plants USA



Rose Name: True Endearment (ABOVE)

Classification: Floribunda

Color Description: Red

Descriptive Characteristics: Healthy, glossy foliage, multiple layers of red petals, low growth, thrives on its own roots. Heat tolerant and low maintenance, it's an impressive red rose for garden, especially for patio and container.

Bloom Size: 3.5 inches

Petal Count: 70+

Fragrance: Peppery fragrance

Height/Habit: 3 ft x 3 ft upright

Parentage: 'Koko Loko' x unnamed red seedling

Hybridizer: Ping Lim

Introducer: Altman Plants



Rose Name: True Perfume (ABOVE)

Classification: Shrub

Color Description: Pink blend

Descriptive Characteristics: Fragrant, ruffled petals and a prolific bloomer on a low-growing, healthy bush, grows vigorously on its own roots. Low maintenance with perfume that so rewarding, it makes a good choice for fragrant gardens! ARC Best Shrub Award for 2022.

Bloom Size: 4 inches

Petal Count: 50+

Fragrance: Sweet fragrance

Height/Habit: 3ft x 3ft

Parentage: 'Julia Child' x unnamed fragrant seedling

Hybridizer: Ping Lim

Introducer: Altman Plants USA



Rose Name: True Serenity (ABOVE)

Classification: Hybrid Tea

Color Description: Hot pink

Descriptive Characteristics: Hot pink flowers with a spicy scent and sturdy stems. Thrives on its own roots. Blooms continuously all season long with flowers suitable for show and display. Impressive, healthy, glossy foliage branches well in upright form. A rose to highlight your garden with fragrance too!

Bloom Size: 4 inches

Petal Count: 40+

Fragrance: Spicy fragrance

Height/Habit: 4ft x 3ft

Parentage: 'Francis Dubreuil' x 'Knock Out'

Hybridizer: Ping Lim

Introducer: Altman Plants USA



Rose Name: True Spirit (ABOVE)

Classification: Shrub

Color Description: Dark Red

Descriptive Characteristics: This shrubby HT features stunning, shiny, healthy foliage and interesting dark red flowers for ganden,cut and show. Grows vigorously on its own roots. Low maintenance, a good choice for beginners as well as avid gardeners.

Bloom Size: 4.5 inches

Petal Count: 50+

Fragrance: Mild fragrance

Height/Habit: 5ft x 3ft

Parentage: 'My Girl' x 'Crimson Glory'

Hybridizer: Ping Lim

Introducer: Altman Plants USA



Rose Name: Uptown Girl™ (cv. WEKabacima, S80-1) PPAF (ABOVE)

Classification: Grandiflora

Color Description: Warm coral pink with a deeper orange-toned interior

Descriptive Characteristics: Coral and orange, pointed and ovoid buds open to old-fashioned, spiraled and fully double blooms on medium-long stems. Foliage is glossy, medium green with good disease resistance.

Bloom Size:Medium-large, around 3½-4½ inch diameter, mostly single

Petal Count: 70 to 90

Fragrance: Moderate fruity & spices

Height/Habit: Medium, Rounded & bushy

Parentage: About Face x Cinco de Mayo

Hybridizer: Tom Carruth

Introducer: Weeks Roses

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