RosesThere’s always something blooming at Wingard’s!
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.
Roses whose long canes can be trained along fences or walls, variable in flower size, form and mature habit.
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
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
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
A climbing rose with a winsome scent
Class: Climber – Fragrance: None – Flower Size: 3-4″– Petal Count: 35 to 45
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
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
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
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
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
Edith’s Darling, the new addition to the popular series of roses inspired by Downton Abbey characters, is a fitting tribute to Lady Edith and her beloved daughter Marigold. The joy Edith finds in her daughter is what you will feel when you’re growing this true old-fashioned soft apricot-gold gem of a flower. Although diminutive in size, with a short, compact & bushy habit, rest assured that Edith’s Darling is perfect to fill a border or confined spot in the landscape with a great flowering show of full-sized blooms with long lasting coloration. This darling of a rose exudes a strong fresh cut apple and fruity perfume that evokes Edith’s unconditional motherly love. Now use your clippers to bring some blooms into the house to create a warm and fragrant ambiance around the dining table!
Class: Shrub – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: 3″ – Petal Count: 50 to 65
Medium sized flowers often more compact in habit, medium length stems.
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
Burst of Joy
Description: Great coral color and good disease resistance and well-formed blooms on this floribunda.
Petal Count: 25 to 30
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Coretta Scott King
Elegant long buds of cream begin to ‘frost’ with blushes of corally orange as they spiral open. But this one doesn’t melt in your hands, it holds on to the plant for a great display of color.
Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Moderate tea & spice – Flower Size: Medium-large, around 4″diameter – Petal Count: Around 25 to 30
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
Fun in the Sun
A fragrant rose that will charm guests and pollinators alike
Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: 3-4″ – Petal Count: 60-85
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
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
There are two sides to every story. This Love story has one side that’s fiery hot red and another side that’s cool clear white. You’ll love Love in your garden for its two-toned buds, shapely blooms and super-productive plant clothed with very dark green resistant foliage and reddened new growth. Consistent color. Size can shrink in heat.
Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: None – Flower Size: Medium – Petal Count: 30 to 35
This stunning deep yellow garden rose exudes a strong, citrus perfume that will stop you in your tracks. It is a looker in the landscape, boasting graceful form and a richly golden color. Great for cut flowers, too.
Class: Grandiflora – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: 4-5″ – Petal Count: 25
Large flowers generally borne one per stem, medium to tall in habit, long cutting stems.
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
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
Class: Hybrid Tea
Flower Size: 4-5″
Petal Count: 45-50
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
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
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
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
No better tribute to a radiant star than a radiant red rose. Ingrid will perform like a trooper in your garden with clear lasting full brilliant blossoms set against deep green resistant foliage.
Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: None – Flower Size: Very Large – Petal Count: 35 to 40
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
Love at First Sight
Description: Hybrid tea that reaches around 3’ tall and is disease resistant.
Class: Hybrid Tea
Flower Size: 2-3″
Petal Count: 50
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
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
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
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.
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
Add a dash of sophistication and a blush of colour to your cottage garden, rose bed or flower border with this elegant variety from celebrated breeder Christian Bédard.
Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: 3-4″ – Petal Count: 25 to 40
If you love tea roses, you’ll just adore Perfume Factory! This aromatic superstar emerges in early summer with large, magenta-plum blooms that are simply sublime.
Class: Hybrid Tea – Fragrance: Fragrant – Flower Size: 4″ – Petal Count: 40 to 45
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Description: English Rose, named after a character in the Downton Abbey series. This rose has a compact habit with fragrant blooms.
Class: Hybrid Tea
Flower Size: 4-5″
Petal Count: 45-65