Help Selecting Roses for Long Island

birdwoman(7aNY)December 26, 2012

I reside on the eastern northshore of Long Island. In the summer it gets hot and "very humid" here. Last summer I bought a number of roses bushes, some of which contacted blackspot (midas touch, midnight blue, scentimental in particular). I am a newbie to roses and am considering the following additions:
Hot Cocoa
Easy Does It
Blueberry Hill
Memorial Day
Molineux
Cherry Parfait
Purple Rain
Tournament of Roses
Cinco de Mayo
Gold Badge CL
John Cabot CL
Night Owl CL
Lady Ashe (Pillar)
I would appreciate any input on the above success rate of these roses.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
diane_nj 6b/7a

Memorial Day and Tournament of Roses (or any other hybrid tea) will not be resistant.

The Austins have resistance issues too.

We grow Hot Cocoa here in a no-spray garden, and it defoliates by the end of the season.

I recommend that you look at the "Fairy Tale" series offered by Palatine Roses. These have been very resistant here for me (I am 5 mile inland from the Atlantic, and 1/4 mile south of a river).

    Bookmark   January 28, 2013 at 3:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
greenthumbzdude

If your a newbie I would start off with the native roses....pasture rose (Rosa carolina). Super easy, drought tolerant, adapted to your climate, few pests and diseases.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2013 at 6:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
devacharya

if you want to know various roses, for island and also for gardening purpose..then visit our site sendlfowersandmore.com provides you largest collection of roses and flowers....

    Bookmark   April 9, 2013 at 5:18AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Container Roses grown organically
Hello, let me first say I am in awe of all the beautiful...
krikit
Which Rose Do You Love/Hate?
I would love to hear about roses that drive you crazy...
treehugger101
Your holiday goals & losing weight & living healthy
Jim and I will be regulars in this forum, since we...
strawchicago 5a IL
Reblooming, Fragrant, Disease Resistant Climbers?
I'm trying to find this for an arch so 10-12'. I have...
treehugger101
Leaves on bushes
I have been waiting for the leaves on my rose bushes...
smdmt
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™