St. Paul, Minn. (Spring 2012) – Join us for a tour of the 2012 Easy Elegance® Rose garden. The following varieties are currently available at better garden centers across the country. Be sure to read up on Music Box and Champagne Wishes, two new varieties joining the collection in the spring of 2012.

All the Rage Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIrage’ (PP19,945)

All the Rage features a color change performance that is Oscar® worthy. Tight coral buds burst into apricot-colored blooms with luminous yellow centers. As the flowers mature, they take on a lipstickpink hue, then drop cleanly away. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub rose
  • •Official Flower Color: Apricot blend
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 2.5-4’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Semi-double, 3-4”
  • •Petal Count: 10-12

Como Park Easy Elegance®, Rosa ʻBAIark' (PPAF)

Since it's so easy to grow, Como Park is ideal for beginning gardeners. This beautiful, bright shrub rose with striking and plentiful medium-red blossoms was named after an historic park

in St. Paul, MN. It's compact and round shape is covered top to bottom with beautiful large, double blossoms. The dark-green, disease free foliage features unique touches of red. Hardy and gorgeous, Como Park is a perfect accent for any garden. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub Rose
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium Red
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-7
  • •Height: 30”
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 3”
  • •Petal Count: 25

NEW! Easy Elegance® Champagne Wishes Rose, Rosa ‘BAIrage’ (PP19,945)

Break out the bubbly! Adding Easy Elegance® Champagne Wishes to your garden gives you one more reason to celebrate. Effervescent clusters of soft apricot buds open to full blooms in shades of antique white with a hint of apricot. Champagne Wishes pairs perfectly with perennials. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub rose
  • •Official Flower Color: White
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-7
  • •Height: 3-4’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 3"
  • •Petal Count: 24-31

Coral Cove Easy Elegance®, Rosa ʻBAlove' (PPAF)

Incredible color, petite size, and superior disease resistance – Coral Cove has it all! An everblooming gem, Coral Cove offers double blooms with dark pink outer petals that mature to a vibrant orange and finally a bright yellow in the center. Its petite size and round form make it ideal for creating informal hedges and its vibrant colors allow it to pair easily in any garden setting. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub Rose
  • •Official Flower Color: Orange-Pink Blend
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • •Height: 24”
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 3”
  • •Petal Count: 30
Grandma’s Blessing Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAling’ (PP16,993)

Resembling a hybrid tea with large, full, dusty-pink blossoms, this beauty is so sweet it is named after Margaret ‘Grandma’ Bailey. Grandma’s Blessing has a symmetrical, vase- shaped form and darkgreen, disease-resistant foliage. Stunning color combines beautifully with many perennials and also makes an elegant low hedge. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium pink
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • •Height: 2-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 2-3”
  • •Petal Count: 32 • ARS rating: (8.2)

Easy Elegance® High Voltage Rose, Rosa ʻBAIage'

An electrifying shrub rose, High Voltage provides shockingly beautiful medium yellow flowers with an upright growth pattern and disease-free foliage. Large, plentiful blooms make High Voltage a showstopper in any garden. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub Rose
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium Yellow
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 3-5'
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 2-3”
  • •Petal Count: 22

Easy Elegance® Kashmir Rose, Rosa ʻBAImir'

Proven hardy by vigorous testing in more than 20 trial gardens across the country, Kashmir features fantastic dark-red buds. The soft as cashmere petals mature into a breathtaking rich hybrid tea bloom. With touches of velvet red new growth, the disease free foliage perfectly accents Kashmir's red wine colored flowers. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub Rose
  • •Official Flower Color: Dark Red
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 2.5-4'
  • •Flower Form, Size: Very full, 3”
  • •Petal Count: 50

Kiss Me Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIsme’ (PP18,506)

One of the most fragrant roses in the Easy Elegance Collection, Kiss Me bears clusters of large, double, clear pink blooms, reminiscent of English roses. It flowers all season, and is especially attractive in the perennial border. Highly disease-resistant foliage adds to its appeal as a cut flower. Own root.

  • •Classification: Grandiflora
  • •Official Flower Color: Pink blend
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • •Height: 2-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 4”
  • •Petal Count: 20-25
  • •ARS rating: (7.6)

Little Mischief Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAlief’ (PP17,196)

Let mischief reign in your garden with this compact everblooming rose. New blooms of deep pink with a white eye contrast nicely with the lighter pink aging blooms. With its glossy green foliage, lowgrowing habit and disease-resistant foliage, this rose is a wonderful companion plant in a border planting, hedge plant or star performer in a decorative container. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Deep pink
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9 • Height: 2-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 1”
  • •Petal Count: 19-24

Macy’s Pride™ Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAlcream’ (PP15,574)

This delightful rose was selected by Macy’s Department Store for their centennial. Lemon- yellow buds open fully to creamy-white and age gracefully with a hint of pink. Disease- resistant foliage is red-rimmed when immature and ages to a beautiful semi-glossy, medium green. New England Rose Society Award Winner in 2002. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: White
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • •Height: 3-5’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 4-5”
  • •Petal Count: 22
  • •ARS Rating: (8.0)

NEW! Music Box Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIbox’ (PPAF)

Be the maestro of your garden with Music Box Rose. This everblooming rose features creamy yellow blooms touched with delicate pink blends. The gorgeous, double flowers sit atop glossymedium green foliage. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub rose •Official Flower Color: Yellow blend
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 2”
  • •Petal Count: 30-35

My Girl Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIgirl’ (PP19,952)

My Girl brings a sassy swing back to the garden. The ruffled, deep-pink blossoms make a bold impact. Its compact growth habit and medium green foliage make it the perfect plant for garden borders or groupings. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub rose
  • •Official Flower Color: Deep Pink
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 3-4’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 2-3”
  • •Petal Count: 28-30

Mystic Fairy® Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAlfairy’ (PP16,131)

Irresistible blooms of rich red with pink undertones carpet the plant in massive clusters all summer long. New foliage is glossy red and slowly gives way to dark green mature leaves, a striking complement to the blooms. This compact, vigorous shrub rose is crown hardy to zone 4 and resistant to both blackspot and mildew. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Red blend
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 3-4’
  • •Flower Form Size: Double, 3”
  • •Petal Count: 27

Paint the Town Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAItown’ (PP18,060)

Wonderful clusters of red hybrid tea-shaped blooms carpet this rose from head to foot, to paint your town red. Glossy, dark green foliage accents the red perfectly and highlights the incredible flower effect all season long. The even spreading-to-mounded habit is as well suited to container gardening as it is to the border. Highly disease-resistant. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium red
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 2-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 3.5”
  • •Petal Count: 20 • ARS rating: (7.9)

Pink Pearls Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIrls’ (PP19,047)

This blooming machine looks as if it were strewn with multitudes of little pink pearls. Frilly petals open wide revealing a white eye and golden stamens. Sturdy and low growing with a tight, compact habit. Equally attractive in the front of a mixed border or in a decorative pot. Accepting of less than perfect growing conditions. Disease-resistant, medium green foliage. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Deep pink
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9 (trial in zone 4)
  • •Height: 1-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Double, 1.5”
  • •Petal Count: 20

Pinktopia Easy Elegance®, Rosa ʻBAImas' (PPAF)

Looking for the perfect pink rose to add to your garden? Pinktopia packs masses of dreamy, medium pink blooms, backed by dark green leaves. Pinktopia’s new growth is a stunning red. Pinktopia makes a great, low maintenance accent plant or hedge. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium Pink
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 4'
  • •Flower Form, Size: Semi-double, 3"
  • •Petal Count: 10-15

Snowdrift Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIrift’ (PP19,036)

Like a snowdrift in summer, the habit is upright and amazingly uniform with blooms covering the plant all the way to the ground. Gorgeous, full, cup-shaped blossoms are creamy white with just a hint of apricot in the center as they open. Snowdrift is quite reminiscent of English roses. Each cluster of blossoms retains its pure color before dropping cleanly. This hardy, disease-resistant beauty is at home in any border and also makes a graceful hedge. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: White
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 3-4’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Very full, 2”
  • •Petal Count: 50 • ARS Rating (7.0)

Sunrise Sunset Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAlset’ (PP16,770)

As the name implies, Sunrise Sunset is a stunning blend, with bright fuchsia-pink petals, blending to apricot near the centers. Blue-green foliage is disease-resistant on this everblooming shrub rose. Its dense, spreading habit makes it an ideal ground cover and is also well suited to mass plantings. A vigorous grower, even in zone 4. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Pink blend
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 2-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Semi-double, 2-2.5”
  • •Petal Count: 13-19
  • •ARS rating: (7.8)

Super Hero Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIsuhe’ (PP20,486)

Super Hero will rescue you from your fear of growing roses! This hybrid tea-shaped rose is as easy to grow as any other shrub, with the added benefit of beautiful, deep red blooms. Medium to dark green, glossy foliage provides a perfect background for the season-long flower show. Own root.

  • •Classification: Floribunda
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium red
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • •Height: 3-5’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 2-3”
  • •Petal Count: 35-40

Sweet Fragrance Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAInce’ (PP19,969)

Hybrid tea-shaped buds in tropical tints of coral and orange with a deep yellow base swirl open to full, sweetly fragrant, apricot blossoms. Each bloom matures to salmon-pink adding interest with the range of color. Clusters of buds and blooms are held on sturdy canes making them perfect for cutting. A vigorous, upright grower with excellent disease-resistance. Own root.

  • •Classification: Grandiflora
  • •Official Flower Color: Apricot
  • •Bloom Cycle: Everblooming
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9 (trial in zone 4)
  • •Height: 2-4’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 3-4”
  • •Petal Count: 35

Yellow Brick Road Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAIoad’ (PP19,046)

Neat, round, compact shrub covers itself with clusters of old-fashioned, lemon-yellow blossoms. Interestingly, the outer petals are slightly lighter in color. Blooms mature to butter- cream, extending the pallet of colors. Excellent flower effect. Will add a splash of color in the front of the border, as a groundcover and also as a low hedge. You don’t have to be in the land Oz to find excellent blackspot resistance, so unique among yellow roses. Own root.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Deep yellow
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • •Height: 2-3’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 2-3”
  • •Petal Count: 38

Yellow Submarine Easy Elegance®, Rosa ‘BAline’ (PP16,659)

Clusters of bright lemon-yellow blossoms age to soft yellow and finally to white, creating a spectrum of yellows on one plant. This beauty has an upright habit and disease-resistant foliage. Most attractive planted in groups with other shrubs and perennials. Crown hardy in zone 4 with mulch for winter protection.

  • •Classification: Shrub
  • •Official Flower Color: Medium yellow
  • •Bloom Cycle: Recurrent
  • •Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • •Height: 2-4’
  • •Flower Form, Size: Full, 2”
  • •Petal Count: 32
  • •ARS Rating: (7.3)