Roses In Alphabetical Order
‘P’ part 1
Miniature, Introduced – 1979
‘Pacesetter’ rose bears graceful pointed buds that unfurl into pure white blooms. The flowers are double, high-centered and fragrant. Individually, the flowers measure about 1 inch to 1 ½ inches in diameter and comprises as many as 40 to 50 petals.
The blooms appear on long stems and this makes them perfect for use as cut flowers. The foliage of ‘Pacesetter’ rose is dark green, resistant to diseases and almost covers the plant. The plants are bushy, compact and grow up to a height of anything between 18 inches and 24 inches.
‘Papa Meilland’ Roses
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1963
‘Papa Meilland’ bears pointed buds that unfurl into high-centered flowers, each measuring anything between 4 inches and 6 inches across and comprises 35 petals. The blooms have a rich, velvety crimson hue. ‘Papa Meilland’ is amongst the most fragrant roses. The leaves are dull medium green and have a leathery texture. The plants of this rose grow up to a height of about 4 feet to 5 feet.
‘Paper Doll’ Roses
Miniature, Introduced – 1992
The flowers of ‘Paper Doll’ rose are pale apricot hued with a pale pink tint that first fades to pale amber and subsequently to white. Individual flowers are semi-double comprising anything between 15 and 25 petals and measuring about 1 ¾ inches to 2 ¾ inches in diameter.
The blooms appear in small clusters of three to five and are copious all through the growing season of the rose. On the other hand, ‘Paper Doll’ rose lacks fragrance. The leaves of this rose are dark green, small and glossy.
The plants do not grow very high and have an upright habit. You may grow this rose in perennial borders, placed in front of a rose bed. Alternatively, you may also use this rose in the form of a container plant or grow it as an edging. ‘Paper Doll’ rose is exceptionally resistant to diseases.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1978
‘Paradise’ rose produces long and pointed buds that unfurl to reveal silvery lavender flowers each measuring 3 ½ inches to 4 ½ inches across. The edge of the petals of this rose is ruby red. The flowers are double and have a fine-looking formation, as the 25 to 30 petals of each flower curl back to craft a bull’s eye center.
While the flowers have a fruity fragrance, the leaves of this rose are dark green and glossy. The plants of ‘Paradise’ rose grow up to a medium height and they have an upright as well as branching nature.
This rose is suited for growing in garden beds and borders, where the plants continue to blossom throughout the season creating a pleasant display. The flowers of ‘Paradise’ rose are wonderful for use as cut flowers. While this rose is hardy, it may be susceptible to mildew.
‘Party Girl’ Roses
Miniature, Introduced – 1979
The buds of ‘Party Girl’ rose are pointed as well as long and they unfurl into soft apricot-yellow hued blooms. The high-centered flowers appear singly or in clusters on the stems. Individual flower measures about 1 inch to 1 ½ inches in diameter and possess a pleasant, spicy scent.
The leaves of ‘Party Girl’ rose have a dark green hue and they are glossy too. ‘Party Girl’ is a miniature rose and the plant is bushy as well as compact. This is an extremely versatile rose and it is excellent when grown as a potted plant – both indoors and outdoors.
In addition, it is also suited for growing in a perennial border or as an edging in a shrub garden. The blooms of this rose are excellent for use as cut flowers and also for exhibition. The plants are not only hardy, but also resistant to diseases.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1963
Several gardeners across the globe regard ‘Pascali’ to the finest white rose ever. Actually, in 1991, ‘Pascali’ was voted to be the most favourite rose of any hue in the entire world. There is no doubt that ‘Pascali’ contributes greatly to any mixed border comprising flowers and shrubs.
At the same time, this rose produces excellent long-lasting blooms, which are a great source of cut flowers. The buds of this rose are green-tinged and are one of the best in the classic tea variety of roses. The buds unfurl to form white hued, slightly scented flowers that keep on blossoming almost all through the growing season.
For any hybrid tea, the ability of ‘Pascali’ rose to resist diseases and also endure the onslaught of pests is remarkable. On the other hand, similar to all other roses in its class, ‘Pascali’ is rather susceptible to black spot. Ideally you need to plant this rose in a spot that is airy and receives full sun.
‘Paulii Rosea’ Roses
Shrub, Introduced – 1912
‘Paulii Rosea’ bears single flowers that have a clear pink hue. The petals of this rose are deeply notched, pleated, have a white base. They have a silky texture and encircle radiant yellow stamens. The flowers are somewhat scented and appear only in summer. ‘Paulii Rosea’ does not repeat blooms.
The foliage of this rose has a medium green hue; while the young wood of the plants is lime hued. The plants of ‘Paulii Rosea’ are low growing and have a sprawling habit. The plants seldom grow up to a height of 3 feet. On the other hand, they spread as much as 10 feet to 12 feet.
This rose is very effective when grown as a ground cover, especially on slopes receiving full sun. Alternatively, the plants can also be trained to grow as climbers on trellises or fences. ‘Paulii Rosea’ plants have a preference for an open location that receives full sun and has fertile soil. This rose, however, is vulnerable to mildew.
‘Paul Neyron’ Roses
Hybrid Perpetuea, Introduced – 1869
This is among the giant roses and perhaps it bears the largest blooms produced by any rose that is still in cultivation. The flowers of ‘Paul Neyron’ rose are tousled blooms and each bloom measures about 7 inches (18 cm) in diameter.
The blooms have a rich pink hue and are fragrant. They display themselves pompously over sturdy and upright canes. Aside from the flowers, the leaves of this rose are also large, shiny green and bold. They are truly remarkable.
The shrub has a vigorous growth and you need to provide them with sufficient room to enable them to spread properly. When grown behind a mixed border comprising shrubs and flowers, ‘Paul Neyron’ makes a bold statement. This rose can also be effectively grown in the form of a flowering hedge.
‘Paul’s Scarlet Climber’ Roses
Climber, Introduced – 1916
The blooms of ‘Paul’s Scarlet Climber’ have a close resemblance to those of ‘Blaze’, which is actually its offspring. The only difference between the two cultivars is that ‘Paul’s Scarlet Climber’ seldom re-blooms recurrently. The bright scarlet hued flowers are borne in large clusters and an individual bloom measures anything between 2 inches and 3 inches.
The flowers are ornamental, semi-double and somewhat fragrant. ‘Paul’s Scarlet Climber’ plants are vigorous in nature and grow up to a height of anything between 15 feet and 20 feet. This rose is averagely winter hardy and produces dark green and glossy leaves. The foliage is resistant to diseases.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1945
This rose has a really dramatic story. In fact, ‘Peace’ was propagated in France in the final years prior to the World War II. Prior to the Nazi conquest, this rose left the country in the form of an unnamed cutting to America in the last diplomatic bag. ‘Peace’ was subsequently bred by an American nursery and introduced in the market in 1945.
It was immediately recognized by rosarians as a winner. Since the rose returned to France when peace returned to the country, it was named ‘Peace’. Afterwards, this rose adorned all tables at various organizational meets of the United Nations.
It is amazing to note that ‘Peace’ rose has succeeded in meeting all the promotional hullabaloo, The flowers of this rose are large, double, lush and pale yellow with their edges having a pink-rose tinge.
The plant is a vigorous grower and healthy too. ‘Peace’ rose is very hardy all through among majority of the hybrid tea varieties. However, when grown in the Southeast, this rose has been found to be somewhat susceptible to black spot.
‘Peaches ‘N’ Cream’ Roses
Miniature, Introduced – 1976
The flowers of ‘Peaches ‘N’ Cream’ rose are very double, high-centered blooms and each comprises as many as 50 petals, while measuring about 1 ½ inches in diameter. The flowers have a blend of creamy white and pink hues. They are somewhat scented.
The blooms repeat very fast all through the summer. The plants of this rose are bushy and they grow up to a height of anything between 15 inches and 18 inches. The foliage of ‘Peaches ‘N’ Cream’ is dark green, glossy and, at the same time, it is extremely winter hardy.