Celebrating Roses presents America’s official flower in all its beauty and variety. The rose’s rich colors and elegant petal structure come alive in photographs by Rich Baer, an award-winning member of the Portland Rose Society. Sales of the roses calendar support the educational missions of the PRS.
This 2024 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size
Roses featured in this edition of the calendar include:
• Mikado – It grows vigorously, has exhibition form, 30-35 petals, and medium green glossy foliage. It won the All American Rose Selection award in 1988 and is outstanding in the garden.
• Kardinal – This rose is perfect for the month dedicated to hearts and flowers. Its bright red blooms and long vase life mean that it will be around quite a while to woo your special valentine.
• Angel Darling – This miniature rose is definitely an angel in the garden. It is a vigorous, bushy plant that is always aglow with color.
• Dream Come True – It definitely is a dream come true anywhere it is viewed. It was awarded the
All American Rose Selection award in 2008 and highlighted what amateur hybridizers like Dr. John Pottschmidt can achieve.
• Cherries ‘n’ Cream – The color variations on this rose always elicit oohs and
ahs from everyone. The petals appear to be hand painted with varying shades
of pinks, red, and mauve.
• Keepsake – It is a vigorous, bushy plant that is always adorned with gorgeous large blooms. The moderately scented 4-5 inch 40 petaled blooms are a deep pink blended with a lighter pink. This rose won the Portland Gold Medal in 1987.
• Dick Clark – It is definitely a star-quality rose with 3.5 inch 30 petaled creamy blooms that are edged in pink that darkens to red as they age. This rose has excellent exhibition form and won the All American Rose Selection award in 2011.
• All American Magic – This striking bloom seems to hold all the
spectacular colors of a warm August day! In fact, this rose won the prize for novelty in Geneva in 2006.
• Solar Flair – What a way to begin the fall season with this glorious
miniflora golden beauty! The petal turgor makes this a great rose with a long vase life.
• Lysbeth Victoria – The bright golden stamens steal the show with this rose. They add a stunning array of color to an already gorgeous rose. The surrounding foliage is large matte medium green and only highlights the other colors. This is an older rose that has been a fan favorite since 1976.
• Silver Lining – What a stunning display for the garden, in a vase, or on the trophy table. This outstanding rose has won the Royal Nation Rose Society Gold Medal in 1958 and the Portland Gold Medal in 1964.
• Polarstern – This has been an outstanding rose since 1984 when it was introduced in England as Polar Star and became the first hybrid tea rose to win the Royal National Rose Society’s Rose of the Year award.
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