Noisette, Introduced - 1879
The blooms of 'Nastarana' rose are semi-double and have a pink hue tinged with white. The blooms appear in huge clusters on new wood. The individual flowers measure about 2 inches in diameter and have a pleasing tea rose scent. The blooms of this rose repeat well throughout the growing season. The leaves of 'Nastarana' are oval-shaped, medium green and smooth.
The plants of this rose grow vigorously and have an upright habit. This rose has a preference for a sunny and open site, but they are also able to endure partial shade. In addition, the plants can also endure poor soil, humidity and summer heat. On the other hand, they may need suitable protection during the winter months. 'Nastarana' rose is vulnerable to black spot and mildew.
'Natchitoches Noisette' is an old rose whose original identity is still shrouded in a mystery. While this rose is certainly an old rose, people were unaware of it until it was discovered by horticulturist Bill Welch. He found this rose growing in an old gravesite located in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
The parentage of this rose is still unknown. However, 'Natchitoches Noisette' bears light pink hued, cup-shaped, medium-sized flowers in large clusters, which is characteristic of noisettes. Moreover, similar to Noisettes, this rose tends to bloom all through the year.
For that reason, rose of unknown identity has been labelled quite securely. Irrespective of the origin of 'Natchitoches Noisette', this is an outstanding rose blooming on a wonderful shrub, which is neat and has a compact growth habit. While the blooms have a very pleasing fragrance, the foliage of this rose is exceptionally resistant to diseases.
Floribunda, Introduced - 1941
A couple from Rhode Island, Walter and Josephine Brownell, lead the way in the search for easy roses. The couple did pioneering work in this field. During the beginning of this century, the couple started breeding in their nursery Little Compton with intent of developing roses that are resistant to diseases as well as cold hardy.
'Nearly Wild' is among the roses the couple created in the later part of their breeding and this rose is amongst the most successful roses they created. Similar to several Brownell roses, 'Nearly Wild' rose reminds one of the hardy memorial rose known as Rosa winchuraiana.
In fact, Rosa winchuraiana is among the ancestors of 'Nearly Wild' rose and the latter possesses the toughness of its ancestor. Despite this, 'Nearly Wild' rose is a neat, bushy shrub. The individual blooms of this rose comprise five petals and, as the name suggests, they possess the plainness of a specimen rose.
When fully open, 'Nearly Wild' rose measure about 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter and the flowers appear in clusters of anything between 15 and 25 all through the growing season. It has been found that 'Nearly Wild' is somewhat vulnerable to black spot. The compact size of 'Nearly Wild' makes it an excellent choice for growing it in a small garden. It can be easily grown as a container plant or in a flower border.
Shrub, Introduced - 1927
'Nevada' belongs to the group of roses called hybrid moyesii, which are descendants of R. moyesii crossed with different variety and classes of roses. This variety of rose bears apricot or pink hued buds that unfurl into creamy white blooms. Each flower of 'Nevada' measures anything between 4 inches and 5 inches across and they are frequently splashed with red.
The flowers of this rose appear on short stems. Each flower of 'Nevada' rose has outstanding as well as gorgeous golden hued stamens. The plants grow vigorously up to a height of 5 feet to 7 feet. They have an excellent repeat bloom throughout the growing season.
Climber, Introduced - 1930
'New Dawn' rose is considered to be very special when it was introduced in the market. In fact, this rose was given the first ever plant patent by the U.S. government. This rose is actually a continuously blooming sport of an old and ironclad ramble known as 'Dr. W. Van Fleet' and it shares the toughness of its parents.
'New Dawn' rose bears cup-shaped, pearl pink hued, semi-double flowers whose color becomes lighter rose-cream hue. When the flowers are fully open, they display radiant gold stamens. The plants of 'New Dawn' rose have a vigorous growth habit and usually it is grown in the form of a climber.
The 'New Dawn' rose appears particularly beautiful when it is trained to grow as a tree and let to flow back downwards. Since this rose has the ability to endure even unfavourable conditions, it is an excellent variety for growing in sites that do not favour growth of other vegetations.
Miniature, Introduced - 1988
'New Beginning' is among the first three miniature roses that won an MRS award. The other miniature roses were 'Pride 'n Joy' and 'Debut'. 'New Beginning' bears hot orange hued blooms, with yellow on their reverse.
'New Beginning' is a very double flower and each bloom measures about 1 ½ inches across and comprises as many as 45 to 50 petals. The plants usually have a rounded shape and grow up to a height of anything between 14 inches and 20 inches. The plants produce dark green leaves and are resistant to diseases.
Grandiflora, Introduced - 1982
The blooms of 'New Year' rose have a combination of gold and terra-cotta. Individual blooms measure about 2 inches to 3 inches across, comprise as many as 20 petals and have a light fruity scent.
The flowers of this rose appear in sprays on compact plants that grow up to a height of 3 feet. The plant bear large, dark green and shiny leaves and are somewhat resistant to diseases. Similar to several grandiflora roses, the winter hardiness of 'New Year' rose is above average.
Miniature, Introduced - 1989
The blooms of 'Night Hawk' rose are high-centered and they have a velvety crimson hue. Each flower of this miniature rose measures 1 inch across and comprises 25 petals. The flowers are long-lasting and excellent for use as cut flowers. The plants grow up to a height of anything between 18 inches and 24 inches and have a dark green foliage. When young, the foliage of 'Night Hawk' has a bronzy green color.
Miniature, Introduced - 1968
The blooms as well as the foliage of 'Nozomi' rose are very small, but the canes of this rose are long. Hence, 'Nozomi' has been classified as a climbing miniature. The flowers of 'Nozomi' rose appear in copious clusters during most part of the summer.
The simple blooms of this rose have a pearly pink hue and they are shaped like a star. The plants of 'Nozomi' have a spreading habit which is suitable for displaying the flowers in a hanging basket. The plants can flow over a wall or climb on a trellis.
They may also grow on any other support. You may also permit this rose to intertwine itself through other perennials when grown in a mixed border. On the other hand, if you graft the plant as a standard, it will grow as a wonderful tree rose. 'Nozomi' is very hardy for growing in southern gardens and, at the same time, it also thrives well when grown in the Southeast.