Remontant, Foliferous, Fragrant
Low Roses | Bushes | Shrubs | Climbers
Photo of Rose Cocktail According to Botanica, these bright, cheery flowers are produced continuously through the season on a tall, almost climbing plant. And they are fragrant.

Parent Phyllis Bide passed along its ability to produce long canes, lots of flowers, nice fragrance, and blooming continuity. Grandparents Independence and Orange Trophy brought the bright coloring. And it grows well in poor soil.

It's a unique rose, and one that is capable of brightening a garden like few other roses can do. It is little surprise that Cocktail rates 8.3 with ARS members.

Meilland, France 1961
Zone 5-9
Modern Shrub
Digital Camera: Fuji Finepix 2800
Rose: Vintage Gardens Roses, Jun 2003
Image and Text: Copyright S.R. Brubaker 2003. All rights reserved.