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Recommended Roses

Roses that are recommended by the South Australian Rose Society for growing in South Australia.
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The Rose Society of South Australia

Patron: Mr Rod Bunten, Government House. Vice Patron:The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Adelaide Dr Jane Lomax-Smith AM.

The Society aims to encourage, improve, foster and extend the cultivation and appreciation of the Rose. Conducting meetings, shows, demonstrations and other activities both in Adelaide and throughout the country. This site contains contacts and information about our meetings, recommended roses for growing in South Australia, culture notes which give tips on rose growing for the current months and information about other events.


If you have a question about Roses and Rose growing please contact us or come along to our monthly meeting and ask advice from one of our experienced Rosarians

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Next Meeting

Rose Pruning Demonstration in the International Rose Garden, Adelaide Botanic Garden Sunday, 30th June | 12.30pm

“BRUSH UP” ON YOUR ROSE PRUNING SKILLS Come along to the free Rose Pruning Demonstrations being run by experienced rose pruners from the Rose Society of SA.  These are “hands-on” workshops so bring your gloves and secateurs and practice with the help of experts....
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Upcoming Events

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We will let you know our forthcoming events very soon.

General Gallieni

June 1, 2024

GENERAL GALLIENI (Tea Rose) ‘General Gallieni’ (pronounced gaal-lee-eh-nee) is a Tea rose bred by Gilbert Nobonnand in France in 1899. It was introduced in Australia...
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May 11, 2024

ENCHANTING Hybrid Tea Rose (Tan96191) ‘Enchanting’ was bred by Hans Jurgen Evers at Tantau Roses in Germany in 2002 and was released in Australia in...
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Claire Austin

April 13, 2024

CLAIRE AUSTIN ® English Shrub Rose (Ausprior) ‘Claire Austin’ is described as one of David Austin's best white roses to date, bred in 1999, it...
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