Rose Auction

Annual Rose Auction Sat., Feb. 23, 2019  at 10 AM

Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson CA

The Rose Auction is wonderful opportunity to get fabulous bare-root roses and always a lot of fun.  This year’s Rose Auction features many new introductions for 2019.  Thank you to our generous sponsors at Weeks Roses and Star Roses.  A portion of the proceeds helps to support the Amador Senior Center Rose Garden, Amador County’s only public rose garden.

Here’s a slideshow of the beautiful roses in this year’s auction!  Scroll down for more info including descriptions of each rose.

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Desmond Tutu – Floribunda


Desmond Tutu

Bright red Floribunda. Very fragrant!  Disease resistant.  Desmond Tutu is part of Sunbelt Collection which means it can stand up to heat.  Vigorous rose.  Easy to grow.


Plum Perfect – Floribunda



Plum Perfect

Floribunda.  Fragrant.  Disease resistant.  From Kordes, a Sunbelt Collection rose can stand up to hot, dry gardens.  Sweet ruffled blooms release blend of sugary raspberry and cassis fragrance.



Summer Romance – Floribunda


Summer Romance

Floribunda that is ultra-resistant to blackspot.  Cold hardy.  Fragrance of licorice with undertones of apple and tea rose.  Produces very heavily prolific spring bloom, with good repeat rest of season.



Cream Veranda – Floribunda

Cream Veranda

Floribunda – Perfectly sized for containers or small-space gardens.  New “Veranda” series are roses designed for container beauty.  Flowers are 2 -2  1/2 inches wide and bush about 2 feet high and wide.  Disease resistant and cold hardy.


Crazy Love – Grandiflora



Crazy Love

Grandiflora.  Just one look and you’ll be head over heels for clusters of large, color soaked blooms of honey yellow, peach and orange.  Excellent health.




Sweet Spirit – Grandiflora


Sweet Spirit

Grandiflora.  Disease resistant and thrives in heat.  Sweetly aromatic blooms.  Resistant to blackspot. Bush looks good even when in between bloom cycles.




Beverly Eleganza – Hybrid Tea

Beverly “Eleganza”

Hybrid Tea.  Beverly is an award winner, Best Hybrid Tea and Most Fragrant at Biltmore International Rose Trials and winner of the Golden Rose at The Hauge, plus numerous other fragrance awards around the world.  Fragrance is mix of citrus, peach, plum and pear with hint of patchouli and fresh myrtle.  Plant growth is upright, about 4 feet in height and 3 feet across.


Gypsy Soul Eleganza – Hybrid Tea


Gypsy Soul “Eleganza”

Hybrid Tea.  Beautiful, bright red which deepens to maroon in center.  Kordes rose which means it’s vigorous and has outstanding disease resistance.





Oh Happy Day Eleganza – Hybrid Tea


Oh Happy Day “Eleganza”

Hybrid Tea.  Classic hybrid tea shape with pointed center.  Superior disease resistance and cold hardy.  Kordes rose.   Vigorous.  Each bloom approximately 3.5 inches across.




Earth Angel Parfuma – Floribunda


“Parfuma” Earth Angel

Floribunda.  Romantic, peony-like blooms.  Parfuma series are roses packed with petals and fragrance. Earth Angel strongly perfumed with sweet apple, lemon and rose fragrance.  Good cut rose.  Resistant to black spot.  Good in heat.



Polynesian Punch – Floribunda


Polynesian Punch

Floribunda.  Compact grower good for containers.  Almost non-stop bloomer.  Kaleidoscope of colors.  Best suited for dry climate of West Coast.



Celestial Night – Floribunda


Celestial Night

Floribunda.  New for 2019.  Long-lasting mystical shade of deep plum purple.  Strong disease resistance.  Very prolific.  Blooms are cupped and quartered with old fashioned look.


Children’s Hope – Polyantha



Children’s Hope

Polyantha.  Hybridized by Tom Carruth to support the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation.  Small red pompon flowers produced in big clusters on rounded plant.  Compact bush is good for smaller gardens or in containers.



Frida Kahlo – Floribunda


Frida Kahlo

Floribunda.  Scarlet red and gold striped rose with swirl of colors named for Frida Kahlo, famous artist of Mexico.  Medium size flowers are set in small clusters on healthy disease resistant plan with clean glossy leaves.  A living piece of art!



Easy to Please – Floribunda


Easy to Please

Floribunda.  Part of the Easy-to-Love collection.  Pink classic spiraled flowers on disease resistant bush.  Prolific bloomer. Moderate clove fragrance.  Upright and vigorous.