Common name: Hybrid Tea Rose (selections)
Botanical name: Rosa Hybrid Tea varieties
These shrubs and vines are the most loved in the Western USA and are very resilient. They come in a wide variety of colors and sizes, from 2'-6' tall. Tea roses are the classical look types that have tall thin vertical stems, with a single flower at the end of the stem. Buds usually spiral open during spring and even into fall if weather is still frost free. Tea roses prefer full sun, well draining, rich soil, with ample watering. Plant foliage at the base of the plants to cover canes.
Common name: Sweet Alyssum
Botanical name: Lobularia maritima
Lobularia maritima is an annual. It is a low branching, trailing plant to 1' tall, with narrow or lance-shaped leaves .5"-2" long. There are tiny, four-petaled, white flowers crowded in clusters.
Common name: Climbing Rose
Botanical name: Rosa Climbing varieties
With its dark green foliage and fragrant flowers with full and double blooms, this upright shrub is generally grown as a vine or pillar rose. Climbing varieties come in many colors such as pink, white, orange, red, purple-blue, or yellow. This group of roses can cover a wall or arbor or even a tree occasionally! Roses do best in full sun although some varieties will tolerate afternoon shade. They prefer well draining, fertile soil. Medium watering and more during hot summer months.