Roses

There’s always something blooming at Wingard’s!

 

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Once again, we are pleased to offer the Midland’s largest selection of roses, featuring Weeks Roses. These are varieties that we normally have in stock. Please note that quantities of specific items may vary. You may call ahead to check availability or, if there are varieties you would like, call in and pay for them over the telephone and when they arrive, we’ll pull them aside for you.

Climbing

Roses whose long canes can be trained along fences or walls, variable in flower size, form and mature habit.

Above All

above all

We’ve added some petals, increased the flower count per cluster and improved the flower production to create a year round exquisite show.

Class: Climber – Fragrance: Moderate fruity – Flower Size: Medium, around 3½-4 inch diameter, in large clusters – Petal Count: 25 to 30

Don Juan

don juan

 

Best of the fragrant dark red Climbing roses. Large buds and shapely blossoms. Glossy dark green leaves. Blooms on new and old wood.

Class: Large-flowered Climber – Fragrance: Strong rose – Flower Size: Large, full – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Joseph's Coat

Josephs-Coat

 

Very popular. Bounteous clusters with double flowers of ever-changing colorful hues. Glossy apple-green leaves. Blooms on new and old wood.

Class: Large-flowered Climber – Fragrance: Light tea – Flower Size: Medium – Petal Count: 23 to 28

Lady in Red

Care to dance? Cause ‘Lady in Red…she’s dancing with me’.. with her long climbing arms. Don’t worry, she won’t invade your dancing space as the plant is well contained and more compact than many Climbers.

Class: Climber – Flower Size: Large, ruffled, around 3½-4½ inch diameter, in small clusters– Petal Count: 35 to 50

New Dawn

New Dawn

 

Hardy and vigorous. Large fragrant pale pink flowers. Glossy dark green leaves. Blooms on new and old wood. Proven performer. Hardy.

Class: Climber – Fragrance: Sweet rose – Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 35 to 40

Sky's The Limit

Sky’s the Limit

 

One of the most beautifully ‘clothed’ Climbers around, Sky’s the Limit invites you to look down at her lovely plant…and look up at her scads of colorful clusters.

Class: Large-flowered Climber – Fragrance: Slight fruity – Flower Size: Medium, in clusters – Petal Count: 20 to 28

Tropical Lightning

WOW! Or if you prefer FANTASTIC! Those are words describing Tropical Lightning’s one-of-a-kind flower. There is really no other rose in the world that comes close to this extraordinary color blend. The tropical warmth comes in the form of rich sunset-like orange while the dazzling lightning is generated by bright cream stipes.

Class: Climber – Flower Size: Medium, around 3-4 inch diameter, in small clusters – Petal Count: 20 to 30

White Dawn

White Dawn

 

Loads of bright white ruffled flowers come on this vigorous disease-resistant plant. Blooms on new and old wood. Free-flowering proven performer.

Class: Large-flowered Climber – Fragrance: Sweet rose – Flower Size: Medium – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Shrub/Bush

Free blooming plants with differing flower sizes and forms, broadly varying in mature size but of full bushy attractive habit,usually good disease resistance and hardiness.

All My Loving

All My Loving     The long cutting stems are great for bouquets and the plant’s excellent vigor guaranties a profuse flower production. Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Moderate tea with slight spices – Flower Size: Large, around 4-5 inch diameter, single – Petal Count: 30 to 40

Children's Hope

Children's Hope   Each little medium red pompom-like flower is produced in big clusters on a perfectly even rounded plant. Class: Polyantha – Fragrance: Medium red with light smoke on the edge – Flower Size: Small, around 1½-2 inch diameter, in large clusters – Petal Count: over 45

Floribunda

Medium sized flowers often more compact in habit, medium length stems.

Arctic Blue

The cold arctic breeze is coming to your garden carrying with it tons of lilac pink blossoms of the Arctic Blue rose. The cool tones are chilled by the unique lavender blue finish and iced with a cream color on the reverse of the petals, refreshing for a hot summer day.

Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Moderate fruity to citrus-like – Flower Size: Medium, around 3-4 inch diameter, in medium sized clusters – Petal Count: 35 to 40

Celestial Night

A telescope is no longer required to view the dark purple shades of a galaxy from your own backyard – you can see them with your own eyes when admiring the mystical colored flowers of Celestial Night. The out of this world deep plum purple is the most challenging color to attain in the rose breeding world. Combining disease resistance and vigor to that coloration makes it almost a supernatural achievement!

Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Mild fruity – Flower Size: Medium, around 3-4 inch in diameter, in small clusters – Petal Count: 60 to 75

Doris Day

Doris Day     What makes this rose special is it originated from the same cross that produced the varieties Sparkle & Shine™ and Jump for Joy™. So the three roses are sisters! Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Strong fruity and sweet spice – Flower Size: Medium to large, up to 4 ½ -inch diameter – Petal Count: 45 to 55

Ebb Tide

Dusky deep purple buds swirl open to very double old-fashioned flowers of velvet plum washed with a haze of sultry smoke. The intense clove fragrance can nearly bowl you over. Beautiful deep, green foliage. Gets all the better with establishment.

Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: Medium (about 3 to 4 inch diameter) – Petal Count: Over 35

Julia Child

Julia Child Just before our wonderful American icon left us, she selected this exceptional rose to bear her name. Julia loved the even butter gold color & the licorice candy fragrance. Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Strong sweet licorice & spice – Flower Size: Medium, up to 3½” diameter – Petal Count: Over 35

Life of the Party

You know the fun is going to begin when the life of the party arrives! The rose Life of the Party is sure to entertain you in the garden as this blooming machine is a party animal when it comes to flower production. The cuppy yellow old-fashioned flowers are kissed with a pink blush when the party is over, but not too early, keeping the coloration until the petals drop.

Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Strong fruity to citrus-like – Flower Size: Medium, around 3-3½ inch diameter, in medium sized clusters – Petal Count: 55 to 65

Ketchup and Mustard

Ketchup & Mustard Certain to become a condimental favorite…slap a layer of the brightest red onto a backside of darkest yellow & set it atop the greeniest glossiest leaves. Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Mild – Flower Size: Medium, up to 3½” diameter – Petal Count: Around 25

Oh My

Oh My There’s just no other color that says ‘rose’ than velvety red. This is the red that Americans love…deep enough, velvety enough, bright enough, long-lasting enough…it’s just right. Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Mild apple – Flower Size: Medium, around 3 to 4″ in diameter – Petal Count: 25 to 30

Miniature

Small flowered roses with proportionately smaller foliage, often very compact in habit, stems are also shorter but still suitable for cutting.

You're The One
You’re the One Here’s a blue-ribbon grabber that goes great guns in the garden, too. Perfectly miniature-ized Hybrid Tea shaped buds of cream open very formally with several blushing shades of pink. Class: Miniature – Fragrance: Mild apple – Flower Size: Medium for the class, 1½ to 2” in diameter – Petal Count: 20 to 25

David Austin Roses

 

Darcey Bussell
Darcey Bussell     Its beautiful flowers are produced freely and with excellent continuity. When young, their outer petals form a perfect ring around an inner cup; gradually opening out to form a perfect rosette. Class: English –  Fragrance: Medium – Flower Size: Medium Shrub
Graham Thomas
Graham Thomas The cup shaped flowers are of medium size. Their color is an unusually rich, pure yellow that would be hard to match even among modern roses, and is entirely missing from old roses. Class: English – Fragrance: Tea Strong – Flower Size: Medium Shrub – Short Climber
Lady of Shalott
Lady of Shalott This rose promises to be one of the most robust and hardy roses in our collection. It is also highly resistant to disease and it will bloom with unusual continuity throughout the season. Class: English – Fragrance: Light – Flower Size: Double
Lichfield Angel
Lichfield Angel The flowers of this rose commence as charming peachy pink cups, gradually opening to form neatly cupped rosettes. Each bloom has a perfect ring of creamy-apricot waxy petals enclosing numerous smaller petals. Class: English – Fragrance: Light – Flower Size: Medium Shrub
Queen of Sweden
Queen of Sweden   Here we have a rose of exceptional freshness and beauty. The flowers start as charming little buds, gradually opening out to form wide but shallow cups. Class: English – Fragrance: Medium – Flower Size: Double

Grandiflora

Large flowers borne in clusters usually taller in habit, individual stems within each cluster are suitable or cutting.

All Dressed Up

Every day can be a botanical formal occasion in your garden. By introducing the rose All Dressed Up, with its long lasting and non-fading medium pink blossoms, the style and sophistication of your garden will elevate to classy and chic!

Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Mild tea to fresh cut apple – Flower Size: Medium, around 3-4 inch diameter – Petal Count: 35 to 50

Anna's Promise (Downton Abbey Collection)

  Anna's Promise The unique color combination of golden petals with a pink blush and glowing bronze reverse is a fitting representation of Anna’s character. Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Moderate fruity with slight spices – Flower Size: Medium, up to 4-inch diameter – Petal Count: Around 35

Dick Clark

Dick Clark No two flowers are exactly alike on this changeable chameleon of a rose. Black-red buds spiral open to show off swirls of cream edged & washed with vibrant cherry pink. Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Moderate cinnamon spice – Flower Size: Large, 4 to 5 inch diameter – Petal Count: Around 30

Gold Medal

Gold Medal Here’s a yellow that stands in defiance against the climatic throes of Mother Nature. The very vigorous plant gives a nearly constant supply of shapely dark gold buds. Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Rich fruity – Flower Size: Medium-large – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Hot Cocoa

hot cocoa There’s just no other rose color quite like this. Pointed buds of deep rust unfurl to reveal a chocolate haze of velvety smoked tones that can even take on a purple cast. Class: Floribunda – Fragrance: Moderate fruity – Flower Size: Large, about 4″ diameter – Petal Count: 25 t0 30

Twilight Zone

Twilight Zone

Take the amethyst purple color and powerful perfume of Ebb Tide and make it a bigger flower with a stronger plant. That was our goal and here’s the proof.

Fragrance: Strong spicy clove and lemony citrus – Flower Size: Medium-large to large (about 4 to 5″ diameter) – Petal Count: Over 40

Hybrid Tea

Large flowers generally borne one per stem, medium to tall in habit, long cutting stems.

Barbara Striesand

 

 

 

Barbra Streisand

An avid rose lover, Barbra was very choosy when it came to picking a rose that would bear her name. It had to have large flowers with an attractive color. But most of all, it must be fragrant!

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Strong rose & citrus blossom – Flower Size: Large, fully double – Petal Count: 25 to 30

Chicago Peace

First discovered in the Windy City, this brighter and deeper-toned mutation of the famous Peace rose has a fine reputation that follows in the footsteps of its parent. It possesses the same large opulent flowers, the same big quilted glossy apple-green leaves, and the same handsome bushy plant. Best color east of the Rockies.

Class: Hybrid Tea –  Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 40 to 45

Double Delight

Double Delight

The most popular new variety of the last 30 years. Double Delight fulfills the two highest demands of a rose—an eye-catching color combo and fantastic nose-pleasing fragrance.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Strong spicy rose – Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Good As Gold

Good as Gold

Some might say “orange”, some “gold”, some “amber” or maybe it is even double-dipped “yellow”. However your eyeballs perceive it, we can guarantee it is bold & beautiful, especially with the kiss of red on the finish.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Grapefruit & citrus – Flower Size: Medium to large, up to 5″ diameter – Petal Count: Around 30

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

Cherished mostly as a tribute to the popular President, the slow-opening fragrant flowers of rich white start off with an unusual greenish cast in the bud stage.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Moderate licorice – Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 40 to 45

Just Joey

Just Joey

The big brandy-colored buds, the large ruffled apricot flowers steeped with fruity fragrance, and the huge glossy green leaves have intoxicated many a rose lover.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Strong fruity – Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 25 to 30

Lasting Love

It’s been a while since a heavenly fragrant red HT has come ’round. Lasting Love is not the bright red of Olympiad, but the powerful perfume will give Mister Lincoln a run for his money. Big showy blooms of blended dusky red and dark pink glimmer against foliage so gloriously glossy it almost looks artificial. Burgundy red new growth makes a most handsome plant for all to enjoy. More red in milder temperatures.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: Large, up to 5 inch diameter – Petal Count: Around 25

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

It’s not just gentlemen that prefer blondes, everyone will love this shapely Hybrid Tea. The extraordinarily feminine creamy apricot color holds through from the long pointed buds to the big buxom open blooms.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Mild blend of fresh peaches and citrus blossom – Flower Size: Very large, up to 5″ diameter – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Midas Touch

Midas Touch

WOWable yellow color—just one dazzling flower can draw a crowd and tempt the most finicky non-rosarian. Even though the petalage isn’t heavy, the large flowers are resilient to all types of weather.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Moderate fruity –Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 20 to 25

Mister Lincoln

Mister Lincoln

A historic American milestone in red roses that’s still hard to beat. The large pointed buds and rich red well-formed blooms have a velvety quality that you must feel to believe.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Strong damask rose – Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond

Coincidence or destiny? It is a true ‘diamond’ bloomer producing numerous sizeable flowers and attractive buds on long cutting stems.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Intense sweet & classic rose – Flower Size: Medium large, about 4 to 5 inch diameter – Petal Count: 40 to 50 

What makes this roses even more special this year is Neil Diamond just announced he is retiring from touring due to Parkinson’s Disease.

 

 

 

Olympiad

 

 

Olympiad

A finely toned athlete, this reddest-of-red roses will continue to win medals for many years to come. The bright true-red color shows through from the pointed-bud stage to the final moments.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Light fruity – Flower Size: Medium-large – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Peace

Peace

When the whole world was looking hopefully to the future, along came the rose to set standards for all other roses for the remainder of this century. Even non-rosarians know Peace by its huge opulent blossoms.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Mild fruity –Flower Size: Very large – Petal Count: 40 to 45

Perfect Moment

Perfect Moment

Big buds of svelte shape promise perfection as they slowly unfurl their flashy colors. Large yellow flowers broadly edged with bright red are held on strong stems.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Slight fruity –Flower Size: Medium-large – Petal Count: 25 to 30

Pope John Paul

Pope John Paul II

The Pope John Paul II rose produces large & luminous pure white blossoms with a delightful, fresh citrus fragrance.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Strong citrus & rose – Flower Size: Large, up to 6″ diameter – Petal Count: Over 45

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

This first and finest Grandiflora adorns gardens all over the world with a profusion of pleasing pink buds and large blooms on long-stemmed clusters.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Moderate tea – Flower Size: Medium-large – Petal Count: About 25

Rio Samba

Rio Samba

Brightly colored medium-sized flowers often come in small clusters, making a vibrant display in the garden. Plant improves with establishment.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Light – Flower Size: Medium – Petal Count: About 25

Smokin' Hot

Smokin' Hot

This rose is the proof of the old adage ‘there’s no smoke without fire’. You can clearly see the smoky purple overlay on the fiery orange petals of Smokin’ Hot. Quite unique!

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Moderate tea and spices – Flower Size: Medium-large, around 3½-4 inch diameter – Petal Count: 25 to 30

St. Patrick

Some like it hot…and this is one!! The luck of the Irish may have finally brought a super slow-opening yellow rose that takes the heat. This saintly yellow can pick up a touch of gold in cool weather, but he’ll be wearin’ the green when the temps turn up. Loads of novel chartreuse-shaded buds spiral open to yellow gold flowers of amazing stamina. Grey-green foliage. Heat brings out the novel color & best form. Slow-opening.

Class: Hybrid Tea –  Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 30 to 35

Sugar Moon

Sugar Moon

White roses exude elegance…but not much in the way of fragrance…until now! In this case, ‘exude’ is too delicate a word ‘cause this honey will bulldoze you down with its powerful cold-cream perfume.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Intensely sweet citrus blossom & rose – almost like Grandma’s cold cream – Flower Size: Large, up to 5″ diameter – Petal Count: 35-ish

Tiffany

Tiffany

The fine family of American artisans couldn’t have chosen a more exquisite rose to carry their name. Its pure pink colors glow with the yellow ‘light’ in the heart of the large well-formed ­flowers.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance:  Light – Flower Size: Large – Petal Count: 25 to 30

Tropicana

Tropicana

Tropicana carries a terrific reputation that still flourishes worldwide. Large shapely blossoms illuminate the garden with warm colors and fruity fragrance.

Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Sweet fruity – Flower Size: Large, fully double – Petal Count: 30 to 35