Moss Roses and Centifolia Roses or Cabbage Rose, one of the four Ancient Classes of Roses that are commonly referred to as Old Roses, propagated and grown for our Retail Plant Sale, Mail Order or by appointment at Azalea House Flowering Shrub Farm in Voorheesville, NY 12186 with links to more information and pictures. Susceptible to mildew, the flowers may be spoiled in wet weather, many need support for the heavy flowers but have unbelievable fragrance. If pictures dont open click here! Links at bottom of page. 09:05
182 ANAIS SEGALES 'Anais Segales' Moss Rose introduced in 1837 zones 4 thru 8, 4 feet x 4 feet, strongly fragrant, flowers for several weeks late spring to early summer.
191 CENTIFOLIA Rosa centifolia 'Cabbage Rose' Centifolia Rose introduced before 1600 (zones 4 thru 9, 6 feet x 5 feet ), strongly fragrant, it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer.
134 Crested Moss, introduced in 1827, zone 5 to 9, 6 feet tall, non-recurrent 'Cristata' or Chapeau de Napoleon Moss Rose, (zones 4b thru 9, 6 feet tall) it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer. (Sunset Book "Roses" White, 102), (Taylor's Guides "Roses" Ondra, page 62, zones 5-9).
23) 'FANTIN LATOUR', 'Fantin Latour' Centifolia Rose introduced around 1900 (zones 4 thru 9, 4'x4'), blooms for several weeks late spring to early summer (2011, 7).
187 Henri Martin 'Henri Martin', 'Red Moss' Moss Rose introduced in 1862 (zones 4 thru 8, 5 feet x 5 feet ), strongly fragrant, it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer.
104) PERPETUAL WHITE MOSS Rose, Perpetual White Moss, Quatre Saisons Blanc Mousseux, Quatre Saisons Blanche Mousseuseuse,
191 Rosa centifolia Rosa centifolia 'Cabbage Rose' centifolia old garden rose introduced before 1600 (zones 4 thru 9, 6 feet x 5 feet ), strongly fragrant, it blooms for several weeks in late spring to early summer. ("Classic Roses" Beales, 23).
53) 'SALET'_Moss Rose, non recurrent,
189 Tour de Malakoff (1857), (Taffeta Rose) centifolia, zone 4 thru 9 6 feet x 5 feet, non-recurrent, strongly fragrant, purplish.
66) 'WILLIAM LOBB' 'OLD VELVET MOSS' , Introduced in 1855, ("Classic Roses" Beales, fl:183), 'Duchesse d'Istrie', 'Old Velvet Moss', Introduced by Laffay of France. Semi-double scented flowers that are a mix of purple, magenta, grey and pink. Growing well in the Rose hedge near Stewarts, Hardy in zones 4 through 9, 8 feet tall x 5 feet wide.
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Each variety has two pictures; one showing a closeup of the flower while the other shows the status of cuttings taken. Clicking the picture may open a larger image that you can study more closely, save it as wallpaper or you can read the date in the lower right hand corner.
Cuttings not yet rooted are sometimes stuck 4 in each 1 gallon pot and overwintered in a plastic bag (variety name and date stuck is painted with a paint pen on a label attached).
We can send 2 one gallon potted plants (price on side of pot) in a large flat rate priority package from the US Post Office across the street for around $20.00 postage as of June 2014.
Roseraie on availability and how we propagate grow and sell.
www.floweringshrubfarm.com I have 50 pictures that shows how we run our small bussiness.
www.freepicturenewsletter.htm explains a lot about availability of plants for sale.