Roses in Zone 4 or less - Knowledgebase Question

West Salem, Wi
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Question by anneloomis
June 30, 2010
I've tried Knock out roses, but do I finally need to accept that roses just don't do well here? Even climbers/

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010
Don't give up just yet! The American Rose Society has chapters in Madison and Milwaukee so I know gardeners are successful with roses in Wisconsin. They do require winter protection, and if you choose the hardiest roses available, I think you'll have success, too. Here is a list of recommended roses from the Madison Rose Society:

And, here's their home page:
Good luck with your new roses!

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