Our 2024 rose selection can be found below!

We are wild about roses! There’s nothing quite like stuffing one’s nose into a big dewy rose bloom and taking a long sniff! That’s why we always offer a huge selection of traditional favorites and new additions every spring.

Roses arrive bare-root in mid-to-late February and are usually available as potted roses for purchase in early March. All are sold in pots, rather than bare-root, which protects their roots from breaking and drying out. Rose flowers are hard to resist, so when they bloom, our selection fades. Please call in advance to find current availability.

You can find our best selection of roses in March and early April when our potting process is complete.

Our rose buyer carefully selects the best varieties based on color, fragrance, and disease resistance. You'll find all the roses we plan to bring in this spring in our handy Rose Lists.

Plan Your Rose Garden

The lists below represent what was ordered for 2024. If you'd like to check on current availability of a particular rose, please give us a call or stop on by!

2024 Roses by Classification

2024 Own Root Rose List

2024 Most Fragrant & Disease Resistant Roses by Color

Best Practices for Getting Started with Roses


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'Heart of Portland'

Red, double roses unfurl from sharply pointed buds against a backdrop of dark, glossy-green foliage that begins with unusually deep, pinot new growth on this medium-tall hybrid tea.

Class: Hybrid Tea
Plant Habit: Medium-tall
Growth Habit: Upright slightly spreading
Stem Length: Medium-long
Foliage Color: Dark very glossy green
Disease Resistance: Good
Flower Color: Medium even red
Bud Form: Shapely pointed
Flower Form: Spiraled, cuppy & double
Flower Size: Medium-large, around 4-5 inch diameter, usually single
Petal Count: 30 to 45
Fragrance: Moderate fruity
Parentage: All My Loving x Drop Dead Red
Hybridizer: Christian Bédard
Introducer: Weeks Roses

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'Earth Angel'

Roses come in a huge range of sizes, shapes and colors, and placing them in classes helps us organize roses that have similar characteristics. The American Rose Society resets classification schemes from time to time, adjusting to new developments in roses.

See all the classifications...


Learning the lingo will help you when shopping.

Single – a flower type with few petals, usually 5.

Semi-double – fewer petals than double, ruffled look with visible yellow centers Double – a flower type with many petals, often set in spirals.

Cupped – the outer petals form a cup shape, holding other petals tightly.

Bud Union (graft) – a bulbous spot at the base where stems unite with roots. Own-root – roses grown on their own roots rather than grafted (they will not have a bud union).

Hardy – refers to the minimum temperatures a plant can withstand, not a plant’s vigor.

Disease Resistant* – these plants have shown resistance to at least one of the many fungal afflictions that affect roses in Portland, and may perform better in our rainy climate than others.

*It does not mean “Disease Proof”.


All you need to know about caring for roses in the Pacific Northwest.