roses - Knowledgebase Question

lauderhill, Fl
Question by edel1w
November 20, 2009
how come u can't grow roses in florida. are there any peonies?

Answer from NGA
November 20, 2009


You can grow roses in Florida, but not all kinds do well. Here are some that thrive in Florida:
Hybrid Tea Roses: Red -- Crimson Glory, Etoile de Holland, Mirandy, Tropicana; Pink -- Charlotte, Armstrong, Dainty Bess (single); Yellow -- Eclipse, Golden Scepter, Kings Ransom, Lady Elgin, Mrs. P.S. DuPont; White -- K.A. Victoria, White Knight; Bicolor -- Comtesse Vandal, Lucky Piece, Pres. Herbert Hoover, Talisman.

Floribunda Varieties Recommended for Florida: Red -- El Capitan, Floradora, Fusilier, Red Pinocchio; Pink -- Fashion, Pink Chiffon, Pinocchio; Yellow -- Allgold, Gold Cup, Goldilocks; White -- Ivory, Fashion, Saratoga; Bicolor -- Circus, Rumba.

Peonies don't like the heat and humidity in Florida. Sorry!

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