Aurora Nursery strives to bring our Alaskan customers the very best in hardy roses. We try to offer hardy, easy care roses that can withstand our harsh climate with good winter survival.
RED LEAF ROSE (ROSA RUBRIFOLIA)
6-7', Zone 2. One of the hardiest of roses. Foliage stays purplish red throughout the summer, and together with single red-pink flowers makes a very attractive ornamental. Elongated deep red rose hips in clusters held above foliage.
ALBO PLENA ROSE (ROSA RUGOSA'ALBO-PLENA')
To 6', Zone 2. Fragrant, double white recurrent blooms, May until frost. Dark green glossy leaves turn yellow to red-purple in fall. Disease and drought tolerant. Large rose hips persist into winter, providing ornamental and wildlife value.
RUGOSA ROSE (ROSA RUGOSA)
4-6', Zone 2. Extremely vigorous and hardy. Deep pink to white flowers (up to 3"). Red fruit nearly 1". Excellent hedge. The most popular of all the hardy roses.