Roses In Alphabetical Order
‘S’ part 4
‘Summer Dream’ Roses
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1987
‘Summer Dream’ rose bears peach-colored buds that unfurl to expose different shades of orange and pink on the inner side of the petals. On the outsides, the petals are yellow hued. The flowers appear in sprays and the plants repeat bloom very quickly.
Each flower measures anything between 4 inches and 5 inches across and is composed of 30 to 35 petals. The plants of ‘Summer Dream’ grow up to a height of 4 feet to 5 feet and are covered with glossy, dark green foliage. Compared to several other roses having apricot hue, ‘Summer Dream’ is more winter hardy.
‘Summer Fashion’ Roses
Floribunda, Introduced – 1985
The flowers of ‘Summer Fashion’ appear singly or in small sprays and their form is perfectly high centered. Considering all these features, ‘Summer Fashion’ could have been classified as a hybrid tea rose. The petals of this rose are pink hued with edges having a slightly yellow color. As the flowers mature, the pink hue spreads as well as darkens.
The sweetly scented flowers measure 3 inches to 5 inches and are composed of 35 petals each. The foliage of ‘Summer Fashion’ rose is large, having a medium green color and are shiny. The plants grow up to a height of 2 ½ feet to 3 feet.
‘Summer Snow’ Roses
Floribunda, Introduced – 1938
‘Summer Snow’ rose is an exceptional case wherein a bush rose was bred from a climber (‘Climbing Summer Snow’) instead of the things happening the other way around. The creamy pointed buds of ‘Summer Snow’ unfurl into snowy white flowers.
Each flower of this rose variety measures about 2 ½ inches to 3 inches and is composed of 20 to 25 petals having slight tea fragrance. The flowers repeat very fast against the pale green leaves. This rose is excellent for mass plantings. The plants of ‘Summer Snow’ grow up to a height of 2 ½ feet to 3 feet.
‘Summer Sunshine’ Roses
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1962
The golden yellow hue of the flowers of ‘Summer Sunshine’ is much more than any other yellow rose. Hence, the name of this rose seems appropriate. Moreover, compared to other yellow roses, ‘Summer Sunshine’ plants are more robust as well as resistant to diseases.
On the other hand, this rose is not adequately winter hardy. Each flower of ‘Summer Sunshine’ rose measures anything between 3 ½ inches and 5 inches and is composes of as many as 25 to 30 petals. The plants re-bloom very quickly throughout the summer. The foliage of this rose is grey-green and has a leathery texture.
‘Sun Flare’ Roses
Floribunda, Introduced – 1981
‘Sunsprite’, one of the parents of ‘Sun Flare’, was a very famous as well as popular rose of its time. Like its parent, ‘Sun Flare’ also possesses a healthy and vigorous formation, while the blooms of the offspring are all the more good-looking.
‘Sun Flare’ bears buds whose form is similar to those of hybrid teas – pointed and scrolled. These buds unfurl into broad, radiant yellow, double flowers which bear the typical aroma of licorice. The flowers appear in clusters, each comprising about a dozen blooms. The plants are in blossom continuously all through their growing season.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1984
The name ‘Sunbright’ rose describes the luminous yellow blooms of this hybrid tea appropriately. This rose repeats it blooms very quickly. Each flower of this rose variety measures about 4 inches across and it composed of as many as 24 to 30 petals.
The plants of this species grow up to a height of 4 feet to 5 feet and their foliage is dark green and glossy. The plants are capable of resisting fungal diseases, which is an excellent quality for any yellow rose.
‘Sunny June’ Roses
Shrub, Introduced – 1952
‘Sunny June’ rose bears deep canny yellow hued blooms, whose shape varies from somewhat cupped shaped to flat. Each flower of this rose measures 3 ½ inches across and are composed of just five petals.
The stamens of ‘Sunny June’ rose are deep red and they exude a spicy fragrance. The blooms appear in huge clusters throughout the summer. The foliage is dark green and glossy and resistant to black spot.
Often the foliage clothes the entire upright plant that grows up to a height of 8 feet. The plants are hardy and perform well when they are grown in the form of a pillar rose.
Floribunda, Introduced – 1977
‘Sunsprite’ rose produces oval shaped high-centered buds that unfurl into deep yellow hued flowers. The blooms appear in clusters, each comprising five or more flowers, which are double. Each flower of this rose comprises roughly 28 petals and they have a rich fragrance.
The plants are in bloom consistently all through their growing season. The foliage of this rose is pale green as well as glossy. The plants of ‘Sunsprite’ are compact and have an upright habit.
This rose is perfect for growing in garden beds and borders, where they have a neat, low growth and they cover the base of the leggier or taller plants in the vicinity. The flowers of ‘Sunsprite’ are very useful for use as cut flowers as well as for exhibition. In addition, this rose is also resistant to diseases.
‘Sutter’s Gold’ Roses
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1950
‘Sutter’s Gold’ has been named after the centennial of gold discovery in California which was commemorated in 1948. This rose is among the most fragrant hybrid tea roses. It bears golden yellow blooms that are superimposed with tones of orange and the tips of the petals are red.
The flowers of ‘Sutter’s Gold’ are urn shaped and appear on tall and slender stems. Each flower comprises 30 to 35 petals and when the flowers are fully open, each measure 4 inches to 6 inches across.
The plants of this rose variety grow up to a height of anything between 4 feet and 5 feet. The foliage of ‘Sutter’s Gold’ rose is dark green, semi-glossy and has a leathery texture. The canes produce numerous thorns.
Species, Introduced – 1824
Only a small number of roses are able to flourish on poorly drained soils. The ‘Swamp Rose’ shrub is among such few rose varieties. This attribute makes this rose a valuable one for gardeners who are seeking a shrub that would grow and thrive in low-lying damp places.
Nevertheless, it is not necessary to confine ‘Swamp Rose’ only to wet places, because it can also flourish on ordinary gardens with properly drained soils. Precisely speaking, ‘Swamp Rose’ is so graceful and has an excellent semi-weeping form, which makes it an asset for any landscape.
The plants of this rose are almost without thorns. The canes bear scented, double, bright pink flowers in the midst of slender, willow-like leaves. Ideally, gardeners should consider planting this rose to beautify the edges of ponds and streams in their garden. ‘Swamp Rose’ is a wonderful shrub for growing in such sites.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1963
‘Swarthmore’ rose bears red-rose flowers that have a tendency to turn medium deep pink as they mature. The individual flower measures anything between 4 inches and 5 inches and is composed of as many as 45 to 55 petals.
The blooms are high centered and slender having very little fragrance. The edges of the petals generally become black or smoky dark red, especially when the plants are grown in bright sun.
The stems are long and upright and they are covered with dark green, leathery foliage. The plants grow up to a height of 4 feet to 5 feet and are rather winter hardy.
‘Sweet Vivien’ Roses
Floribunda, Introduced – 1961
‘Sweet Vivien’ bears oval buds that unfurl into somewhat fragrant, pink flowers having yellow centers. The blooms appear on sprays having stems of medium length. Each flower of ‘Sweet Vivien’ measures about 3 inches across and is composed of 17 petals.
The foliage of this rose is small leafed, dark green and glossy. The compact foliage is dense and resistant to diseases. This rose has a somewhat spreading habit and the plants grow up to a height of 2 feet.