4 NEW Must Have Roses for Your Garden

Roses add elegance to the garden. With proper care and attention, you will be enjoying your roses year after year, as they provide you with outstanding displays of blooms. When it comes to creating a beautiful rose garden, it can be hard to decide which types of roses to add. Some types like hybrid tea roses will be perfect to cut and enjoy inside, groundcover roses are ideal for adding a gorgeous carpet of blooms, and climbing roses are excellent for growing up over arches, up walls, trellises or on pergolas.

From hybrid tea roses to rose shrubs and climbing roses, there are many to choose from. Check out our list of 4 must have brand new roses to add to your garden, including David Austin roses, Star Roses and Weeks roses! With a variety of different colour shades, sizes, and scents, there is a perfect rose for every garden!

Weeks Roses

Cosmic Clouds

Looking for a gorgeous shrub rose that is out of this world? The aptly named Cosmic Clouds rose shows off varying shades of deep pink and silver depending on which angle it is viewed at. Bred by Christian Bedard and released in 2023, this rose is brand new to the Canadian rose market and is sure to make heads turn with its deep fruity fragrance and two-toned blooms. This shrub rose performs wonderfully down to zone 4 and can even be trained as a climber in zones 8 to 10. Flowers form in large clusters, with over 75 petals per bloom and an average diameter of 3 inches each. Standing tall at 6 feet, this shrub rose will spread between 150 cm (5’) and 180 cm (6’) in your garden. It is no wonder that the fluffy, full blooms of Cosmic Clouds seem to hail from another planet. If you are interested in a shrub rose with strong disease resistance and an outstanding fragrance, Cosmic Clouds is an excellent choice for your garden.

Make Me Blush

Add a touch of sweetness to your garden with Hybrid Tea rose Make Me Blush. No shy wall flowers to be found here, Make Me Blush is a stunning addition of light yellow and soft pink. This breathtaking, easy-to-grow rose is accompanied by a moderate fruity fragrance. The long stems are also perfect for cut flowers. Removing spent blooms throughout the growing season will encourage repeat blooms on this delicate beauty. Make Me Blush is also highly resistant to disease and pests, ensuring that it will look fresh in your garden for all season long. This Hybrid Tea rose will grow to 150 cm (5’) at maturity and is hardy to zone 5. The clean, pale yellow and gentle pink of this rose will certainly turn heads in your garden space – a perfect choice for understated beauty.

David Austin Roses

David Austin Roses are much sought after and are a rose gardener’s dream! Popular worldwide, these beautifully formed roses are a top choice for many gardeners due to their unique and classic characteristics. They come in an array of colours, sizes, and shapes. Rosarians highly prize David Austin roses for their repeat blooming habit all summer long. Their beautiful flowers are also highly fragrant with scents from citrusy fruits to spice and old rose notes. The modern David Austin roses are extremely disease-resistant foliage which results in amazing garden performance. For elegance in a rose garden, David Austin Roses are a must.

Bring Me Sunshine

The ever-popular English David Austin Roses are a clear favourite for all rose growers due to their unrivalled beauty and outstanding health. If you are looking for a low-maintenance rose to add to the garden, check out Bring Me Sunshine. This David Austin English shrub rose is marked as best for flowering and fragrance. As a large-sized shrub rose, Bring Me Sunshine grows to 120 cm (4’) high by 120 cm (4’) wide. The richly coloured sunset orange-yellow blooms are accompanied by a strong myrrh fragrance. The joyous, sunny tones of this rose make it a perfect addition to your David Austin collection.

Star Roses

Desert Sky

Surround yourself with the warm, deeply rich tones of a desert at sunset with this new addition to the Star Roses line up called Desert Sky. As a Floribunda type rose, the clusters of blooms atop long stems begin in hues of warm red cedar, transforming to a burnt orange and finishing in a shade of dusky mauve. The varying shades of colour are a wonder to behold with the slight fragrance of sweet cinnamon adding to the overall warmth of this rose. Hardy through to zone 5, this rose will grow to a height of 75 cm (2.5’) and a width of 75 cm (2.5’). While more compact in habit, this rose is ideal in containers and smaller landscapes. The ever-changing blooms have a petal count of about 35 petals. Desert Sky is imbued with the ever-changing colours of a sunset – add its perfect palette to your garden today!

Are you interested in growing roses in containers? Check out our blog on growing roses in small spaces! Bring out the best of your roses by complimenting them with companion plants. Adding complementary perennials and bulbs creates a healthy diversity in the rose garden that is appealing to the eye and beneficial to the environment. Learn more about rose companion plants you can add to these new rose varieties in your garden. For taking care of your new roses, read our quick guide on taking care of your roses, including information on pruning.

No matter the types of roses you choose, adding a new variety to your rose garden is sure to elevate it to the next level. With some planning and preparation, you can have a breathtaking garden of roses in no time!

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