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Seeds for many of these plants are available from the MGF Seed Collection / Beaucoup de graines de ces plantes sont disponibles dans la Collection de graines de MGF
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Rosa Adelaide dOrleans
Rosa ‘Adelaide d‘Orleans‘
Pink buds open to creamy-white semi-double flowers.

1826. Almost evergreen.

Rosa Aimee Vibert
Rosa ‘Aimee Vibert‘
Double white flowers with musky fragrance.

Noisette 1828. Can be used as a hedge.

Rosa Alister Stella Gray
Rosa ‘Alister Stella Gray‘
Creamy-yellow flowers. Very fragrant.

Noisette 1894. Repeat flowering. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Bantry Bay
Rosa ‘Bantry Bay‘
Modern repeat flowering, double pink, fragrant.

Drought tolerant.

Rosa Betty Sherriff
Rosa ‘Betty Sherriff‘
Small single white blooms. Scented. Showy fruits.

Drought tolerant.

Rosa Blush Noisette
Rosa ‘Blush Noisette‘
Spice-scented, lilac-pink double flowers.

Noisette 1814.

Rosa Bobby James
Rosa ‘Bobby James‘
Creamy-white semi-double flowers. Musk scented.

1961. Flowers followed by large quantities of orange-red hips.

Rosa Cardinal de Richelieu
Rosa ‘Cardinal de Richelieu‘
Double burgundy flowers with purple fruits.

Grows in shade and under pine trees. Drought tolerant.

Rosa City of York
Rosa ‘City of York‘
Semi-double white/cream fragrant flowers.

1945. Dark green glossy foliage. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Desprez a Fleur Jaune
Rosa ‘Desprez a Fleur Jaune‘
Warm yellow/apricot flowers, richly scented.

Noisette 1830. Happy in poor dry soils. Repeat flowering.

Rosa Etoile de Hollande
Rosa ‘Etoile de Hollande‘
Vigorous, deep crimson, repeat flowering.

Very fragrant. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Félicité et Perpétue
Rosa ‘Félicité et Perpétue‘
Fragrant white pompon flowers.

1827. Vigorous. Happy in partial shade. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Kathleen Harrop
Rosa ‘Kathleen Harrop‘
Pale pink double flowers. Fragrance of old rose.

1919. Repeat flowering.

Rosa Lady Hillingdon
Rosa ‘Lady Hillingdon‘
Apricot-yellow flowers with tea rose fragrance.

Repeat flowering. Coppery red young foliage.

Rosa Mermaid
Rosa ‘Mermaid‘
Large, single yellow flowers.

1918. Repeat flowering. Glossy foliage, almost evergreen.

Rosa Mme Alfred Carrière
Rosa ‘Mme Alfred Carrière‘
Creamy white flowers tinged with pink. Tea rose fragrance.

Noisette. 1879. Repeat flowering. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Mme Isaac Pereire
Rosa ‘Mme Isaac Pereire‘
Crimson flowers, richly scented.

Bourbon. 1881. Repeat flowering.

Rosa New Dawn
Rosa ‘New Dawn‘
Blush pink flowers with fruity fragrance.

1930. Vigorous.Long flowering season. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Pauls Himalayan Musk
Rosa ‘Paul‘s Himalayan Musk‘
Blush pink double flowers in sprays. Musk scented.

1916. Vigorous.

Rosa ‘Paul‘s Scarlet‘
Rich red semi-double flowers.

1915. Repeat flowering.

Rosa Pierre de Ronsard
Rosa ‘Pierre de Ronsard‘
Beautifully-formed pale pink flowers.

1985. Syn. R.’Eden’. Repeat flowering.

Rosa Rambling Rector
Rosa ‘Rambling Rector‘
Creamy-white flowers with clove fragrance.

c.1912. Vigorous.

Rosa Soulieana
Rosa ‘Soulieana‘
Single white flowers with fruity fragrance.

1895. Grey green leaves and abundant hips.

Rosa ‘The Pilgrim‘
Soft yellow, strong fragrance.

1991. Ideal for shade. Drought tolerant.

Rosa ‘Trier‘
Small creamy flowers tinged with pink or yellow. Musk scented.

1904. Repeat flowering.

Rosa banksiae Alba Plena
Rosa banksiae ‘Alba Plena‘
Small, white flowers in dense clusters. Fragrant.
Rosa banksiae Lutea
Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea‘
Double yellow flowers.

Vigorous, sprawling habit. Thornless. Drought tolerant.

Rosa banksiae Purezza
Rosa banksiae ‘Purezza‘
Similar in appearance to ‘Alba Plena’

Modern hybrid. Repeat flowering.

Rosa banksiae var. normalis
Rosa banksiae var. normalis
Single white flowers. Strongly scented.


Rosa brunonii La Mortola
Rosa brunonii ‘La Mortola‘
Large white single flowers in clusters. Fragrant.

Vigorous climber. Drought tolerant.

Rosa laevigata
Rosa laevigata
White flowers.

Cultivar R.’Cooperi’ has large flowers.

Rosa moschata
Rosa moschata
Creamy-white single flowers. Musk scented.

Late flowering. Drought tolerant.

Rosa sempervirens
Rosa sempervirens
White flowers, in clusters. Fragrant.
Rosa Buff Beauty
Rosa ‘Buff Beauty‘
Soft apricot flowers with tea fragrance.

1939. Repeat flowering. Drought tolerant.

Rosa ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh‘
Soft lilac-pink blooms, large flowers.

Fragrant. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Cornelia
Rosa ‘Cornelia‘
Pink/peach/cream rosette shaped flowers. Very fragrant.

1925. Repeat flowering. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Fantin Latour
Rosa ‘Fantin Latour‘
Light pink double flowers with a delicate fragrance.

Before 1900. Named after the French artist.

Rosa Fru Dagmar Hastrup
Rosa ‘Fru Dagmar Hastrup‘
Light pink single flowers.

Rugosa. 1914. Repeat flowering. Large deep red hips.

Rosa Gruss an Aachen
Rosa ‘Gruss an Aachen‘
Repeat flowering, double polyantha, light-pink.

1929. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Guirlande dAmour
Rosa ‘Guirlande d‘Amour‘
White, semi-double fragrant flowers in clusters.

1993. Long flowering period.

Rosa Iceberg
Rosa ‘Iceberg‘
Large clusters of pure white flowers.

1958. Long flowering period. Very reliable.

Rosa Jens Munk
Rosa ‘Jens Munk‘
Deep pink semi-double flowers.

Rugosa. 1964. Repeat flowering. Abundant deep orange hips.

Rosa Little White Pet
Rosa ‘Little White Pet‘
Superb large clusters of white pom-poms.

1879. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Maréchal Davoust
Rosa ‘Maréchal Davoust‘
Large deep pink flowers.


Rosa Marie Pavié
Rosa ‘Marie Pavié‘
Small blush white double flowers.

1888. Compact form.

Rosa Martin Frobisher
Rosa ‘Martin Frobisher‘
Pale pink double flowers. Powerful old rose fragrance.

1961. Grey/green foliage.

Rosa Molineux
Rosa ‘Molineux‘
Large yellow double flowers. Tea rose fragrance.

Modern. Long flowering period.

Rosa Moonlight
Rosa ‘Moonlight‘
Hybrid musk, white- cream.

1913. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Nuits de Young
Rosa ‘Nuits de Young‘
Dark maroon-purple flowers, strongly scented.

Moss rose. 1845.

Rosa Old Blush China
Rosa ‘Old Blush China‘
Double pink china rose, fragrant.

1752. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Penelope
Rosa ‘Penelope‘
Clusters of creamy-pink semi-double flowers, musk scented.

1924. Repeat flowering. Abundant coral pink hips. Drought tolerant.

Rosa Président de Sèze
Rosa ‘Président de Sèze‘
Lilac-pink double flowers which change colour as they age.

Gallica. 1828.

Rosa Queen of Sweden
Rosa ‘Queen of Sweden‘
Soft pink double flowers.

1954. Can be used as a hedge.

Rosa Roseraie de lHay
Rosa ‘Roseraie de lHay‘
Large double purple-red flowers with strong fragrance.

Rugosa 1901. Glossy apple green foliage. Repeat flowering.

Rosa Sally Holmes
Rosa ‘Sally Holmes‘
Large, creamy white single flowers.

Modern. Repeat flowering. Attractive bright green foliage.

Rosa Scepterd Isle
Rosa ‘Scepterd Isle‘
Soft pink double flowers with a strong myrrh fragrance.

Modern. Repeat flowering.

Rosa ‘Sophie‘s Rose‘
Light red double flowers. Tea scented.

Modern. Repeat flowering.

Rosa ‘Sourire d‘Orchidée‘
Clusters of pale pink semi-double fragrant flowers

Modern. Repeat flowering.

Rosa The McCartney Rose
Rosa ‘The McCartney Rose‘
Deep pink, highly scented flowers.

Modern. Repeat flowering. Excellent for cutting.

Rosa Tuscany Superb
Rosa ‘Tuscany Superb‘
Deep red single flowers.

Gallica. 1837.

Rosa Zephirine Drouhin
Rosa ‘Zephirine Drouhin‘
Thornless, bourbon rose, large,deep pink flowers.

Fragrant. Drought tolerant.

Rosa chinensis Sanguinea
Rosa chinensis ‘Sanguinea‘
Deep red single flowers.

Drought tolerant but needs some protection from extreme cold.

Rosa chinensis f. mutabilis
Rosa chinensis f. mutabilis
Apricot/pink/crimson flowers which change colour as they age.

Long flowering period. Drought tolerant.

Rosa damascena
Rosa damascena
Strongly scented pink flowers.

Can be used as a hedge.

Rosa indica major
Rosa indica major
Pale pink double flowers. Scented.

Vigorous. Can be used as a hedge. Abundant hips.

Rosa rugosa
Rosa rugosa
Deep pink flowers with old rose fragrance.

Repeat flowering. Attractive foliage. Large round hips.

Rosa x odorata
Rosa x odorata
Pale pink double flowers with strong fragrance.

1809. Happy in poor, dry soils.