Red roses are classic and romantic and available through supermarkets and floral shops year-round. For a romantic farmhouse vibe, pair red roses with wax flower, then fill in the spaces between the two with a mix of cedar and pine cuttings.
For this master bedroom, HGTV Star contestant Crisermy Mercado's client was very certain of what she wanted, and it could be described in one word: bold. The red roses wall mural is a great way to bring in some sexiness to the room and make a big statement. The saturated red combined with a crisp white bed frame and white cloud light fixture make this bedroom unique and romantic. A soffit with recessed lighting is the final touch to help the space feel warm and inviting.
Subtly colored place settings on this dining room table allow room for colorful accessories to pop, such as the red and green floral centerpiece, green pears and blue vases on the adjacent buffet table.
Like carnations, roses, the flowers that represent June birthdays, have different meanings for different colors. Red roses signify love, while yellow ones indicate anything from jealousy to friendship. Orange or apricot roses, like 'Lady of Shalott,' mean desire and enthusiasm.
Roses have and will always stand for one thing: love. More specifically, everlasting love. But this Valentine’s Day, forget the outdated red rose (blah) and opt for a softer color. A bouquet of fresh and lovely pastel pink or apricot garden roses, like this Abraham Darby rose, says “I love you” in the most romantic way.
Red and white roses mixed with beautiful greenery form an arch to bring a whimsical feel to an outdoor ceremony. A white entry table serves as the perfect place for the unity ceremony as the two love birds become one. Watering a tree and filling containers with sand are just a couple ways for you and your spouse to symbolize your unity.
This floribunda rose is outstanding for its nearly glowing, red-orange blooms.. The full flowers may remind you of lush English roses. Bred especially for containers, 'Brilliant Veranda' is stunning when combined with annuals or perennials and also thrives in a sunny bed or border.
English Rose 'Tranquillity' has beautifully rounded flowers with neatly placed petals, making up a perfect rosette. The buds are lightly brushed with red and yellow but as the flowers fully open the petals show as pure white. There is a light apple fragrance. 'Tranquillity' has excellent vigor and is very healthy. It is almost completely thornless. Grows to 4 feet tall x 3 feet wide, although it could easily grow taller if lightly pruned. Repeat-flowering. (David Austin 2012, Ausnoble).
HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes designer Robin Baron transforms the home of ex-NFL star and CBS sports radio host Tiki Barber into a holiday wonderland, featuring two red Christmas trees flanking the fireplace with a boxwood panel over the TV with wreath of red glitter roses.
'Princess Anne' has a very different look and character for an English Roses yet retains the classic full-petalled Austin flower.The color is initially deep pink, nearly red, then matures to pure deep pink. The fragrance is a medium-strong Tea Rose scent. The rose forms a compact, bushy and upright shrub with thick, highly polished foliage that is remarkably disease-resistant. It grows to 4 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Repeat-flowering. RHS "Award of Garden Merit." (David Austin 2010, Auskitchen).
English Rose 'Kew Gardens' is an unusual English rose with small, single flowers clustered in very large heads somewhat like a hydrangea. Though more like a species hybrid in appearance, it enjoys all the strengths of a David Austin rose. The young buds are soft apricot opening to pure white, with a hint of soft lemon behind the stamens. After bloom, small red hips which should be removed to encourage repeat flowering from early summer through the end of the season. It is extremely healthy, nearly thornless and produces masses of white blooms, lending the bush the appearance of being covered with snow. Its growth is bushy and upright. It makes a lovely flowering hedge. Repeat-flowering. Grows to approximately 5 ft tall x 3 ft wide. RHS "Award of Garden Merit." (David Austin 2009, Ausfence).
2015 North American Introduction: 'Thomas a Becket': Whereas David Austin's English Roses often recall an Old Rose in look, this rose is closer to a species rose, being more natural and shrubby in growth. The large red flowers are shallowly cupped, opening as informal rosettes, with petals that quickly reflex as the flowers age. The attractive color is elusive, a shimmering light red paling to a carmine red, making it difficult to capture in words or in a photograph. It has an Old Rose fragrance with a strong lemon zest character. Details: Repeat-flowering. The double flowers are 4-inches in diameter with approximately 65 petals each. Grows to 4 feet tall x 3 feet wide, or more according to pruning. (David Austin 2013, Auswinston).
Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit, ‘Grace’ has apricot-colored blooms that combine beautifully with dark red and purple flowers and foliage. Grow this tree rose for its repeat blooms, warm perfume and exceptionally healthy performance in the garden.