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R. eglanteria or Eglantine Rose is very prickly, but the scented foliage is worth the trouble.

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Please see the Glossary for terms used in the rose descriptions. The price for bare root and potted roses is $25. Most of our our roses have withstood at least two North Country winters and have proven their hardiness at our Zone 3 nursery.

Old Market Farm Roses
Rose Description Available? Photo
Carefree BeautyTM A double, medium pink, fragrant shrub rose by Griffith Buck (1977) with abundant, deep green and semi-glossy foliage. Naturally disease resistant. Produces orange hips. 2017 Carefree Beauty Rose
Carefree SunshineTM A shrub rose from the creator of Knock Out® roses with light yellow single flowers. Repeat blooming and disease resistant. 2018 Carefree Sunshine Rose
Champlain A hybrid kordesii Canadian Explorer bred by Svejda in Ottawa, Canada (1982). One of the first Explorer roses, Champlain is still one of the favorites for its continual show of scarlet clustered semi-double blooms produced consistently all summer. Disease and insect resistant. Use in a border. 2017 Champlain Rose
Charles Albanel A hybrid Rugosa with medium-red, recurrent clusters of blooms, this shrub is one of the smallest Canadian Explorers. Abundant foliage, disease resistance, colorful hips and foliage in the fall. May be hardy to zone 2. 2017 Charles Albanel Rose
Charles de Mills An old cultivar from the Roseraie de l’Hay collection. This rose is very vigorous. The quartered, purple-to-deep-red flowers are very large and so heavy they bend the canes. A very impressive rose growing to about 4’ x 4’, it will look more erect if supported. 2017 Charles de Mills Rose
Claus Gröth A hybrid Pimpinellifolia rose with orange or orange-blend blooms. 2018 Photo not available.
Common Moss A moss rose of unknown origin (circa 1696) with strongly fragrant, pink blooms with up to 50 petals. Once blooming in the spring or summer, this shrub grows to a height of 4 feet and will sucker on its own roots. 2018 Common Moss
Complicata A rose of unknown origin grouped among the Gallicas, Complicata bears single dark-pink blooms that are paler toward the center to frame showy yellow stamens. The arching canes are suitable for climbing and the foliage is abundant. This rose is tolerant of shade and poor soils and is very hardy. 2017 Complicata
Conrad Ferdinand Meyer A Rugosa hybrid by F. Müller, Germany (1899), this shrub has large, very double and lush pink blooms on strong canes with large thorns. 2017 Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
Corylus A cross of R. rugosa and R. nitida by Hazel le Rougetel, UK (1988). This rose grows upright and dense, to a size of 3’ x 3’, with medium-pink single flowers and yellow stamens. Tolerant of poor soil and shade, it is a good ground cover. 2018 Corylus Rose
Cramoisi Picoté A Gallica rose by Vibert, France (1842). The plant is erect but low and may gradually spread. Blooms are rounded and start out crimson, fading with time. 2018 Cramoisi Picotee Rose
Crested Moss (Chapeau de Napoléon, Cristata) A moss rose that was a chance discovery by Vibert, France (1826). The calyx shaped like a cocked hat gives the rose its name of Chapeau de Napoléon. The moss on the calyx is highly resinous and fragrant and gives way to fully double, highly scented deep-pink flowers. Grows to 5’ x 4’. 2018

Crested Moss Rose

Crested Moss Rose in bloom

Cuthbert Grant Canada Department of Agriculture (1967) Parkland rose. Cuthbert Grant is a shrub rose with a true red, hybrid tea form and repeats continuously. Glossy foliage. May be used in a border. 2018 Cuthbert Grant Rose
Darlowe's Enigma A vigorous and healthy climber with small, single white blooms born in clusters. 2018 Darlowe's Enigma
Dart's Dash A semi-double Rugosa hybrid with fragrant dark-red blooms and healthy dark-green foliage. Very hardy. 2017 Dart's Dash
David Thompson A Hybrid Rugosa from the Canadian Explorer series with medium-red, recurrent double blooms. Disease resistant foliage and few thorns. Very hardy. 2018 David Thompson Rose
Double Cinnamon (R. majalis plena) A very ancient species rose from Sweden. The beautiful pink pompoms contrast perfectly with the blue-green foliage. This classic was brought to the New World by French settlers. Its small but exquisitely formed very double fragrant flowers are framed by long sepals, and its profuse June blossoming has made it traditional for wedding bouquets. A North Country Heritage rose that can be used as a climber, hedge or specimen. 2018 Double Cinnamon Rose
Double White Scotch Pimpinellifolia (prior to 1800). This is a tidy, three-foot plant ideal for short hedges and ground cover with charming, fragrant, double white flowers. Blooms as early as mid-May in northern New York. A North Country Heritage rose that can also be used for hedging and as a specimen. 2018 Double White Scotch
Dr. Merkeley Pimpinellifolia rose by Skinner, Canada (1924). This rose was introduced in Manitoba from a plant brought back from Siberia by the Canadian soldier for whom it is named. A short, upright, healthy grower with flesh pink doubles, it blooms late and occasionally until fall. Can be used in a border or as a hedge. 2018 Dr. Merkeley Rose
Dublin Bay A 1976 UK cross by McGredy that has clusters of recurrent, vibrant red flowers on a shrub with large, glossy leaves. Use as a specimen or climber at 6' high. 2018 Dublin Bay
Duc de Fitzjames A rare, old Gallica rose with large, double, quartered, rich cerise-pink blooms that fade to pale pink and are reportedly very fragrant. The bush may also be very thorny. Will tolerate a little shade. Our mother plant is 3’ high and spreads sparsely to 3’ or 4’. 2018 Duc de Fitzjames
Duchess of Portland Portland or Damask Perpetual rose. Italy (1790). This is the original Portland Rose and is a repeat-blooming semi-double red with open flowers and showy stamens. Can be used for hedging and borders. 2018 Duchess of Portland Rose
Dunwich Rose A Pimpinellifolia rose with cream-colored single blooms. Very thorny, very disease resistant and will tolerate some shade. Bred around 1950. 2018 Dunwich Rose
Earth Song A deep-pink grandiflora rose by Griffith Buck. The shrub is bushy and upright, very disease resistant and grows to a height of 4 feet. 2018 Earth Song
Eglantine (R. eglanteria) A species rose that originated in Northern Europe, probably Sweden, and is grown for its fresh apple scented leaves, delicate pink flowers and pretty red hips. The thorns provide security and the green apple scent of the leaves is heavenly. This is one of the roses Shakespeare had growing in Tatiana’s bower in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Use as hedging, specimen or climber. 2018 Eglantine Rose
F.J. Grootendorst A Rugosa hybrid by de Goey, Holland (1918). The plant is dark-green, bushy and vigorous, and grows to 4’ x 3’ with clusters of small, carnation-like crimson double flowers. The flowers are frilly at the edges and appear throughout the summer. North Country Heritage rose. 2017 F.J. Grootendorst Rose
Fimbriata (Phoebe’s Frilled Pink, Dianthiflora) A Rugosa hybrid by Morlet, France (1891) that displays unusual, frilly semi-double small fragrant flowers that are a white and pale pink and come in clusters. The shrub is upright, can be grown in a pot but if in the ground may reach 4’ x 4’. 2018 Fimbriata Rose
Flammentanz A modern rose by Kordes, Flammentanz is an excellent red climber. The flowers are huge and come in clusters of 6 to 10 on every stem and side shoot for a long summer season. Minimal dieback in normal northern New York winters. 2017 Flammentanz
Foxi Pavement (Buffalo Gal) Hybrid Rugosa bred by Uhl (Germany, 1987) with deep-pink, double, clustered blooms. Medium, upright, continuous bloomer that is good as a hedge. Hardy and very disease resistant. 2018 Foxi Pavement (Buffalo Gal) Rose
Frau Karl Druschki A rose by P. Lambert, Germany (1901). Large white blooms on a vigorous shrub. Not fragrant. Grows to 5' x 3'. 2018 Frau Karl Druschki Rose
Friends Forever A repeat-blooming Kordes rose with moderate fragrance. A single bloom may show shades of dark to pale pink. 2017 Friends Forever
Frühlingsduft (Spring’s Fragrance) A modern rose by Kordes, Germany (1949). This rose is appropriately named as it blooms early until June, has sweet double flowers that are an unusual peachy-creamy pink. Very fragrant. The plant has shown hardly any dieback. Good as a hedge or in a border. 2018 Fruhlingsduft Rose

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