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Zone 9-10 Roses to Plant in the Florida Garden selected by Leigh Fulghum, Florida botanist and landscape designer

Rosa 'Baby Blanket'iconRosa 'Baby Blanket' icon
Growing Zones: 6 - 10 Sun Exposure: Full Sun Ship Form: 6-inch Deep Pot Bloom Season: Early Summer to Late Summer Seasons of Interest: Summer

Great disease resistance, superior heat tolerance, a compact spreading habit, and nonstop flowers all summer. 2'-4'H x 3'-5'W. Bred by the German rose firm Kordes, which breeds all of its cultivars without growth regulators or sprays


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Rosa 'Moondance' icon 
Growing Zones: 5 - 10 Exposure: Full Sun Ship Form: 6-inch Deep Pot

This floribunda has creamy white flowers that create a striking contrast against the very glossy, dark green foliage. Its upright and well-branched habit is extremely vigorous, remarkably trouble free, and mildew resistant, warm color and sweet, subtle, raspberry fragrance. 'Moondance' is a tall plant, reaching a height of 5 feet, with 14- to 18-inch stems for cutting.

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Rosa 'The Fairy'

From Plants Daily Post

8/14/2008 Florida Flowering Shrubs

Landscape Roses

Rosa 'The Fairy' extolled as "a virtually foolproof shrub...popular since 1932" has been used successfully, in South Florida landscaping. "Foolproof" being a good general design requirement for general maintenance conditions, this dense shrub rose nevertheless probably will not do well planted in the common areas and by ways. Which makes it preferable all the more for residential landscaping where owners are personally involved with the care of their plants and desire something more personal than shopping center plantings. Planted and maintained correctly, 'The Fairy' has proven itself to be an abundantly producing , tough little rose, needing no nasty chemicals to thrive. The maintenance program though must allow for pruning the shrubs back 4 times a year, a job requiring thick gloves and a steel sack. Once overgrown, it is costly to interest anyone in restoring the planting.

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