Moss Roses, Centifolia Roses or Cabbage Roses for retail sale, one of the four Ancient Classes of Roses that are commonly referred to as Old Garden Roses, Susceptible to mildew, the flowers may be spoiled in wet weather, many need support for the heavy flowers but have unbelievable fragrance. Propagated and grown on their own roots at the Flowering Shrub Farm in Voorheesville, NY as shown in my roseraie page. Click picture for a larger version that can be saved as wallpaper or studied more closely for inventory information (additional links at bottom of page). Mar-17
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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