The 'American Beauty' rose flower (syn. 'Mme. Ferdinand Jamin') is the most famous of the Hybrid Perpetual roses. There are also white 'American Beauty Climbing' roses and a pink 'Miss All American Beauty' as well as a salmon pink 'American Climbing' rose for you to consider growing.
There was a time when a gentleman ordering a dozen roses from a florist would have received 12 'American Beauty' roses. The vivid red pink 3-4 inch fully double blooms rival those of the best Hybrid Teas.
Add to this their strong rose fragrance and nearly thornless stems and you can easily understand their popularity.
The plants which produce these very full flowers grow 4-5 feet tall and bloom almost continuously. It is vigorous and hardy in zones 5-9.
This heritage rose was bred in France by Ledechaux in 1875 and introduced in the U.S. in 1886. It was the rose most frequently sold by florists until 1920.
Syn. 'Maria Callis'.
This pink Hybrid Tea rose was hybridized by Meilland and introduced in 1965. It won the Portland Gold Medal the following year.
The 4-5 inch blooms emit a strong tea rose fragrance and grow on disease resistant bushes to 5 feet tall. The flowers hold their color well and the fall flush of bloom is especially resplendent.
A heat tolerant rose which grows well in zones 7a-11.
Parentage: 'Karl Herbst'
There is also a dark pink 'Climbing Miss All-American Beauty' rose which blooms heavily each spring in zones 5-10. MELdusur was introduced by Meilland in 1969 and has a Portland Gold Medal and an All-America Rose Selection to its credit.
Parentage: 'Chrysler Imperial' x 'Karl Herbst'
If you want perfect, white Hybrid Tea roses on a climber, this is the plant for you.
The contrast of the reflexed white petals against the nearly black foliage sets this rose apart from other white HTs.
It will bloom in gorgeous flushes outdoors and provide you with enough long-stemmed roses for your indoor arrangements as well.
'America' is one of just a few climbing roses to win an All-America Rose Selection award.
Parentage: 'Fragrant Cloud' x 'Tradition'
Rosa JACclam is a repeat-blooming, disease-resistant climber to 15 feet. Its huge blooms are stuffed full of lightly fragrant petals.
Salmon pink flowers against bright green leaves give this rose an old-fashioned charm.
'America' was introduced by Warner in the U.S. in 1976.
Plant this climbing rose on pillars and trellises in zones 6-9 or prune it into a large shrub.
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