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1 Everyone, even those brand new to gardening, can be highly successful with Earth-Kind® roses!

2 Collin County Master Gardeners and Texas AgriLife Extension  Established in 1915, the Texas AgriLIFE Extension Service provides Texans with continuing education programs and services related to the food and fiber industry, environmental and natural resources conservation, family and consumer sciences, youth development, nutrition and health, and community economic development.  More than 900 professional educators and some 90,000 volunteers team up throughout Texas to serve families, youth, communities and businesses in all 254 counties. The agency was previously known as Texas Cooperative Extension.  The Master Gardener program in Collin County is an educational and volunteer program affiliated with the Texas AgriLIFE Extension Service of the Texas A&M University system.  The 200+ members of the Collin County Master Gardeners’ Association are citizens of the local community who not only take an active interest in their own lawns, trees, and gardens but also strive to promote sound horticultural practices in the community. Members receive invaluable training and continuing opportunities for education, then share their horticultural expertise through a wide variety of projects benefiting Collin County residents and organizations.

3  Eight years of research and field trial data  Review of data by an expert panel of scientists, horticulturists, rosarians and authors.  Earth-Kind roses are the most thoroughly tested, research proven, and environmentally responsible landscape roses recommended for use in Texas landscapes

4 The Fairy Marie Daly Souvenir de St. Anne's

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6  Blossom Color:Pink  Blossom: Semi Double; fragrant  Blooms:May – first frost  Mature Height:3 ft.  Mature Width:3 ft.  Rose Category: Polyantha  Growth Habit:Dwarf Shrub

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8  Blossom Color:Light Pink  Blossom: Double, no fragrance  Blooms May – first frost  Mature Height:3-4 ft.  Mature Width:2-4 ft.  Rose Category:Polyantha  Growth Habit: Dwarf Shrub

9 Earth-Kind® Rose of the year 2009

10  Blossom Color:Light Pink  Blossom: Semi-Double, Outstanding Fragrance  Blooms :May – first frost  Mature Height:3 ft.  Mature Width:3 ft.  Rose Category:Bourbon  Growth Habit: Dwarf Shrub

11 Caldwell Pink Perle d’Or Cecile Brunner

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13  Blossom Color:Lilac-Pink  Blossom:Double, No fragrance  Blooms:May – November  Mature Height:4 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:Found  Growth Habit:Small Shrub

14 Earth-Kind® Rose of the Year 2007 Earth-Kind® Rose of the Year 2007

15  Blossom Color: Peach Center with White Margins  Blossom: Double – Highly Fragrant  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:4 ft.  Mature Width: 4 ft.  Rose Category:Polyantha  Growth Habit:Small Shrub

16 Sweetheart Rose

17  Blossom Color:Light Pink  Blossom:Double, Fragrant  Blooms:May – November  Mature Height:4 ft.  Mature Width:3 ft.  Rose Category:Polyantha  Growth Habit:Small Shrub

18  Belinda’s Dream  Carefree Beauty  Ducher  Duchesse de Brabant  Else Poulsen  Georgetown Tea  Knock Out  La Marne  Madame Antoine Mari  Monsieur Tillier  Mrs. Dudley Cross  Mutabilis  Spice

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20  Blossom Color:Medium Pink  Blossom:Very double – Fragrant  Blooms:April - November  Mature Height:5 ft.  Mature Width:5 ft.  Rose Category:Shrub  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

21 Earth-Kind® Rose of the Year 2006

22  Bloom Color:Pink  Blossom:Semi-Double, Fragrant  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:4-5 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:Shrub  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

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24  Blossom Color:Pure White  Blossom:Double, Fragrant  Blooms: April – November  Mature Height:6 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:China  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

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26  Blossom Color:Rose Pink  Blossom:Very double, Fragrant  Blooms: April – November  Mature Height:6 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:Tea  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

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28  Blossom Color:Light Pink with darker reverse  Blossom:Semi-Double  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:5 ft.  Mature Width:5 ft.  Rose Category:Floribunda  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

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30  Blossom Color:Dark Salmon, fades to lilac  Blossom:Double, Fragrant  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:6 ft.  Mature Width:6 ft.  Rose Category:Found,Tea  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

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32  Blossom Color:Cherry Red  Blossom:Single, very little fragrance  Blooms May – November  Mature Height: 4-6 ft.  Mature Width:4-5 ft.  Rose Category:Shrub Rose  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

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34  Blossom Color:Pink and White Blend  Blossom:Ruffled Single Blooms  Bloom Flushes:Spring, Summer and Fall  Mature Height:5 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:Polyantha  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

35 Earth-Kind® Rose of the Year" 2008

36  Blossom Color:Pink Blend  Blossom:Double, Fragrant  Bloom: Repeatedly Spring Through Fall  Mature Height:6 ft.  Mature Width:6 ft.  Rose Category:Tea  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

37 Released in 1891 Earned Earth-Kind® distinction in 2011

38  Blossom Color:Orange-Pink  Blossom:Double, Fragrant  Blooms:Repeat Bloomer  Mature Height:7 ft.  Mature Width:6 ft.  Rose Category:Tea Rose  Growth Habit:Best Used at Back of Garden

39 Released in 1907 Earned Earth-Kind® distinction in 2011

40  Blossom Color:Yellow-pink blend  Blossom:Double, fragrant  Blooms:Repeat bloomer  Mature Height:5 ft.  Mature Width:5 ft.  Rose Category:Tea rose  Growth Habit:Compact

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42  Blossom Color: Yellow/Pink/Orange/Red  Blossom:Single, slight fragrance  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:4-10 ft.  Mature Width:6 ft.  Rose Category:China  Growth Habit:Large Shrub

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44  Blossom Color:Blush Pink to White  Blossom:Double, Very Fragrant  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:5 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:China  Growth Habit:Medium Shrub

45 Climbing Pinky Seafoam

46  Blossom Color:Rose Pink  Blossom:Semi-Double, very fragrant  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:8-12 ft.  Mature Width:6 ft.  Rose Category:Climbing Polyantha  Growth Habit:Mannerly Climber

47  Blossom Color:Creamy White  Blossom:Double  Successive Flushes:Spring, Summer, Fall  Mature Height:8 ft.  Mature Width:4 ft.  Rose Category:Climbing Polyantha  Growth Habit:Mannerly Climber

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49  Blossom Color:Blush Pink  Blossom:Double, Fragrant  Blooms:Heavily in Spring  Mature Height:15-20 ft.  Mature Width:10 ft.  Rose Category:Large Flowered Climber  Growth Habit:Vigorous Climber

50 Earth-Kind® Rose Of The Year 2010

51  Blossom Color:Medium Yellow  Blossom:Loosely Double, Very Fragrant  Blooms:April – November  Mature Height:10-18 ft.  Mature Width:8 ft.  Rose Category:Noisette  Growth Habit:Vigorous Climber

52  Select the proper site: A minimum of 6-8 hours sun, good drainage and good air movement.  Prepare the soil correctly: Add 3 inches of expanded shale on top of the area, and till it in six to eight inches deep.  Add 3 inches of finished, plant-based compost which will result in a 6-inch raised bed. Crown the bed to further improve water drainage.

53  Mulch: three inches  Do not add commercial fertilizers unnecessarily  Employ proper irrigation techniques: do not let foliage stay wet  Practice good maintenance – spacing and pruning

54 Collin County Extension Office 825 North McDonald, Suite 150 McKinney, TX (972) or Metro (972) , x 4232


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