When it comes to growing roses, it can be a challenge choosing the right varieties, especially when you live in a climate that may not be rose-friendly. We've compiled a list of the easiest roses to grow…your foolproof rose growing guide so that no matter where you are, how minimal your gardening skills, you'll be able to enjoy a beautiful rose garden! Keep reading to find out what the easiest roses to grow are and how to maximize your rose garden!
Easiest Roses to Grow
These roses are low maintenance, meaning they don't require a lot of care, and therefore make the perfect roses to plant for beginner gardeners!
Perfect for USDA zones 6 through 9, the Sally Holmes variety produces creamy white blooms with a dash of pink. They're easy to care for, and will reach about 8-10 feet (3 m.) in length.
A shrub rose with deep pink blooms, Little Mischief is great for those with small gardens or for container gardening. Reaching only 24 inches (60 cm.) in height, this rose shrub is great for those in USDA zones 4 through 9.
Flower Carpet Pink
This low, ground cover rose will reach heights of 24-32 inches (60-80 cm.), and has bright pink blooms. Suitable for USDA zones 5 through 10.
Producing peach colored blooms, the Roald Dahl is a shrub rose which reaches 4 feet (1 m.) in height and is suitable for USDA zones 5 through 9.
A climber bush, this variety will need a lot of space in your garden as it can climb as high as 10 feet (2-3 m.) and will produce a slew of apricot-pink and soft yellow colored blooms. Suitable for USDA zones 5 through 9.
Cinco de Mayo
Another shrub rose that grows to about 4 feet (1 m.) in height, this beautiful variety will have rusty-red-orange blooms. The plant is hardy in USDA zones 7 through 9.
This hybrid tea variety will produce double creamy white blooms blushed with a rosy red color. The bush will grow to about 4 feet (1 m.) in height and is suitable for USDA zones 6 through 9.
The Ebb Tide will produce beautiful deep plum-purple blooms and will reach a height of 6-9 feet (2 m.), so ample space is required. Suitable for USDA zones 6 through 9.
The name gives this rose variety away as it has a very beautiful and powerful rose scent with creamy white blooms with a tinge of burgundy. Growing to about 3 feet (1 m.) in height, this variety is suitable for USDA zones 5 through 9.
The Red Eden will grow to about 7-10 feet (2-3 m.) in height and will capture anyone's attention! Suitable for USDA zones 6 through 9.
With double blooms of cherry red, the Double Knockout variety is a favorite of many gardeners, especially because it's so low maintenance. Will reach 4 feet (1 m.) in height and is suitable for USDA zones 8 through 9.
Named aptly for its small size, The Fairy variety will go well in fairy gardens, as it reaches only 24 inches (61 cm.) in height. Produces soft pink blooms and is suitable for USDA zones 5 through 9.
This soft yellow hybrid tea rose bush requires little maintenance but is sure to impress all of your guests! Grows to about 4 feet (1 m.) in height and is suitable for USDA zones 7 through 9.
This show-stopping variety will give you beautiful velvety red blooms and will reach 4 feet (1 m.) in height. Suitable for USDA zones 6 through 9.
So now that you know the easiest roses to grow, it's time to roll up your sleeves and get to planting!
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