With thoughtful plant selection, garden design and cultural practices, your rose garden can be beautiful AND earth friendly. Shelley Gaskins, Smithsonian Gardens’ Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden Horticulturist, will share information she has learned from her experience working and refining the rose garden. 


Question and Answers

11 Standout Disease Resistant Roses in the Kathrine Dulin Folger Rose Garden as of March 2021

1. ‘Plum Perfect’
2. ‘Perle d’Or’
3. ‘Poseidon’
4. ‘Roxy’
5. ‘Lemon Fizz’
6. ‘The Fairy’
7. ‘Belinda’s Dream’
8. ‘Yellow Submarine’
9. ‘Wedding Bells’
10. ‘Crème Veranda’
11. Mutabilis

Fragrant Roses in the Folger Garden

1. ‘Beverly’
2. ‘Francis Meilland’
3. ‘Perle d’ Or’
4. ‘Marie Pavie’
5. ‘Poseidon’
6. ‘Quietness’
7. ‘Savannah’
8. ‘Summer Romance’
9. ‘Sweet Fragrance’
10. ‘Wedding Bells’

Roses growing in partial shade in the Folger Rose Garden

1. ‘Perle d’ Or’
2. ‘Marie Pavie’
3. ‘Quietness’
4. The fairy
5. “Old Blush’

Rose breeders with roses mentioned in this talk

Kordes Family
Ping Lim
Dr. Griffith Buck
David Austin