Roses In Alphabetical Order
Shrub, Introduced – 1983
‘Tamora’ rose is not only easy to grow, but it is also a remarkable performer. The blooms of this rose are fully double rosettes and very fragrant. The flowers appear in apricot hue having pink-orange shades. This is a sluggishly growing shrub that also thrives well when grown in front of a border or as a container plant.
As “Tamora’ rose performs best when grown in warmer climatic conditions and also flourishes well in arid conditions. This variety of rose feels comfortable when grown in the Southwest.
Climber, Introduced – 1906
‘Tausendschön’ means ‘thousand beauties’. Even this name of ‘Tausendschön’ rose is considered to be an understatement. A properly grown specimen of ‘Tausendschön’ rose plant actually offers much more beauties compared to the state of the plant when it conceals itself under innumerable clusters of diminutive pompon flowers for many weeks in the beginning of summer.
The buds of ‘Tausendschön’ rose unfurl into deep rose pink hued flowers having white centers. Subsequently, the color of the flowers becomes lighter and turns a blushing white. The plant is almost without any thorn and this makes ‘Tausendschön’ rose an excellent selection for growing up a pillar or an arch, especially in an area having high traffic.
You may also use this rose to grow as a living trellis to extend the delight of travelers much more after the flowering season is over. Alternatively, you may also allow ‘Tausendschön’ rose to spread out and use the plant as a ground cover.
Climber, Introduced – 1975
‘Tempo’ is not only an early bloomer, but this rose is among the climbers that bears flowers in your garden first. The flowers of ‘Tempo’ are high-centered, very double and have a deep red hue. The individual flower measures anything between 3 inches and 4 inches in diameter and is somewhat fragrant.
The flowers appear in clusters throughout the summer and last for a long period. The plants are tidy and grow up to a height of 8 feet. The leaves of ‘Tempo’ are large, dark green and glossy. The foliage is exceptionally resistant to diseases.
‘The Fairy’ Roses
Polyantha, Introduced – 1932
‘The Fairy’ rose is a little plant having a delicate appearance, but it is tough as well. In fact, ‘The Fairy’ rose is the sole plant in its class and is recommended for growing in gardens in the north. This rose cultivar starts blooming quite late in its growing season.
However, when the first blossoms of ‘The Fairy’ rose unfurls it remains in bloom somewhat continuously till the arrival of cold weather in late fall, by the time other varieties of roses have already passed their peak.
This plant has a low and arching habit and it can adjust very well when grown in the front of a border. This rose also creates a wonderful effect when it is planted in large groups. Often ‘The Fairy’ rose is sold as a tree or standard rose.
‘Thérèse Bugnet’ Roses
Hybrid Rugosa, Introduced – 1950
‘Thérèse Bugnet’ is actually a Canadian rose. Therefore, it possesses the hardiness that one expects from a rose that can flourish even in the north of Canada. In fact, ‘Thérèse Bugnet’ has much more to offer than just persistence. ‘Thérèse Bugnet’ rose produces numerous clusters of pointed buds having deep pink hue in spring.
These buds unfurl into sprays of big, ruffled and double blooms having radiant lilac-pink hue. This rose re-blooms after a prolonged gap following the first flush of flowers. However, when ‘Thérèse Bugnet’ re-blooms it does so at a modest pace, but reliably till the growing season comes to an end.
‘Thérèse Bugnet’ produces sparse crop of hips, but as a consolation this rose offers an excellent foliage during fall. In fact, the blue-green foliage of the rose changes to rich red in fall. At the same time, this rose is exceptionally hardy. The plants are in bloom for several weeks and the flowers are excellent for use as cut flowers, especially because the flowering stem’s upper part is virtually without thorns.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1954
‘Tiffany’ rose bears long and pointed buds that are not only beautiful, but also have a classic form. These buds unfurl into double blossoms having soft rose pink hued petals that blend to yellow at the base. The flowers appear singly and also in clusters throughout a long growing season.
The flowers are high-centered and have a potent, sweet and fruity scent. The foliage of ‘Tiffany’ rose is dark green as well as glossy. It is quite easy to grow ‘Tiffany rose’ plants and they have a vigorous growth. The plants are tall and have an upright habit. This rose is best suited for growing in garden beds and borders.
The flowers of ‘Tiffany’ rose are an excellent source of cut flowers and they last for a long period too. ‘Tiffany’ rose performs most excellently when grown in places having warm climates. Compared to several other hybrid roses, ‘Tiffany’ is more effective in resisting diseases.
Miniature, Introduced – 1987
‘Tipper’ rose gets its name from Tipper Gore, wife of Tennessee Senator Albert Gore, Jr. ‘Tipper’ rose bears high-centered blooms having medium pink hue. Individual flowers measure about 1 ½ inches across and comprises anything between 20 and 25 petals. Usually, one flower of this rose appears on one stem. However, on occasions one stem may also bear a cluster of flowers. The plants of this rose variety grow up to a height of anything between 22 inches and 30 inches.
‘Touch of Class’ Roses
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1984
‘Touch of Class’ rose is preferred by rosarians who triumph and win ribbons at rose shows. The flowers of this rose have a wonderful form and are high-centered. While ‘Touch of Class’ rose is certainly a star performer, it is definitely not a show-off. Instead, ‘Touch of Class’ actually makes a wonderful garden plant.
The plants bear flowers without fail all through the growing season. The blooms are large, double and have a medium pink hue with cream and coral shades. However, this rose also has a shortcoming and that is it lacks fragrance. In fact, this rose offers just an insignificant scent.
‘Tournament of Roses’ Roses
Grandiflora, Introduced – 1989
The blooms of ‘Tournament of Roses’ are double and high-centered. The blooms are slightly scented. These flowers have shades of pink and beige, while on the reverse the color is darker pink. As the flowers mature, the darker pink hue on the reverse side becomes lighter and turns to coral pink. The individual flowers measure about 4 inches in diameter.
The flowers usually appear in sprays of anything between three and six. The leaves of ‘Tournament of Roses’ are dark green, large and shiny. The canes produce prominent prickles. ‘Tournament of Roses’ has a reasonably vigorous habit and the plants grow upright.
This rose performs most excellently when the plants are allowed to grow as a shrub growing up to a height of 5 feet. However, the plants can grow higher if allowed. ‘Tournament of Roses’ is best suited for growing in garden borders as well as beds.
The blooms are borne generously and they last for a long period. However, this rose may not be good for use as cut flowers owing to their short or weak stems. The plant is exceptionally resistant to diseases.
‘Toy Clown’ Roses
Miniature, Introduced – 1966
‘Tony Clown’ is a small rose having anything between 12 and 20 petals each. Each flower of this rose measures about 1 ½ inches and have white petals with red edges. The pointed buds of ‘Tony Clown’ unfurl into high-centered blooms that spread out flat. The plants spread to about 10 inches to 14 inches and their leaves are dark green tinged with red.
Hybrid Tea, Introduced – 1960
The blooms of ‘Tropicana’ rose have a radiant orange-red hue and offer a fruity fragrance. As the flowers mature, they become cup-shaped. The exceptionally large buds of ‘Tropicana’ are pointed and they unfurl into high-centered blooms. The flowers are borne singly and appear during a lengthy growing season.
Each flower of ‘Tuscan’ rose measures about 4 inches to 5 inches across. The flowers hold their hue even when the weather is hot. The foliage of this rose is dark green and glossy. The bushy plants of ‘Tuscan’ rose have a vigorous growing habit and are upright.
The effervescent hues of the flowers can create a stunning display when grown in borders and garden beds. However, often it is difficult to intermingle with the soft pastel hues of the flowers. The blooms of this rose are best suited for use as cut flowers. The plants are vulnerable to mildew.
Floribunda, Introduced – 1977
The blooms of ‘Trumpeter’ rose bears radiant flowers whose color varies from orange to red. The flowers are long-lasting and each bloom comprises as many as 35 to 40 ruffled petals. The flowers of this rose are mildly fragrant.
The foliage is glossy green and somewhat resistant to diseases. The plants are compact, bushy and grow up to a height of 2 feet to 3 feet. ‘Trumpeter’ is a wonderful variety of rose that can be used for landscape color or mass planting.
Gallica, Introduced – prior to 1820
The blooms of ‘Tuscany’ rose are semi-double, large and their color varies from dark crimson to deep purple. The flowers have a velvety texture and are very fragrant. However, compared to some gallica roses, the flowers of ‘Tuscany’ are not as heavily scented.
The petals of this rose are usually flat and arranged encircling outstanding yellow stamens – which creates a dramatic contrast. The flowers appear profusely in spring, but this rose does not repeat blooms. The leaves of ‘Tuscany’ are small and have a deep green color. The plants are tidy and rounds having vigorous growth.
‘Tuscany’ rose is a wonderful selection for growing in small gardens. The flowers of this rose have an intense hue, which makes them impressive when in bloom. ‘Tuscany’ rose is capable of enduring the heat and humidity of summer and, at the same time, it is winter-hardy.