Roses & You

This is the place for all Rose lovers to find member news for the American Rose Society. As the largest and oldest botanical organization in the United States, the American Rose Society represents all the best of the world of roses through education, community and working towards a bright future for rose enthusiasts.

If you love roses or want to learn how to grow roses, the American Rose Society is the place you want to be! This is the page where you will find out the latest news and happenings from the American Rose Society including events, announcements and rose information.

Mission: The American Rose Society exists to promote the culture and appreciation of the rose, through education and research, to members, to local rose societies and their members, and to the public.

Operating as usual

These Ombrรจ Roses Look Like A Sunset In Your Garden

Aren't these sunset roses just gorgeous? Check them out for yourself! ๐Ÿ˜

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๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน Ombrรฉ continues its streak as one of the most popular color and style trends. People just can't get over the effect of multiple colors blending together seamlessly. You've probably seen ombrรฉ hair,...

The Virtual Green Thumb Seminar is quickly approaching! Have you RSVP'd yet? ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Click here for the event link!


#ARS #AmericanRoseSociety #GreenThumbSeminar #GreenThumb #Seminar #VirtualSeminar

Unfortunately, our 2020 Awards Ceremony was not in person this year, but luckily, if you missed it, you can view the results here! ๐Ÿ–ฅ


Or watch it on our YouTube channel:


Weren't able to make the Membership Meeting? We uploaded the video for everyone who needs the information! ๐Ÿ’ป

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โ€ผ๏ธ September 26th is quickly approaching โ€ผ๏ธ

Have you sent in your roses? Don't let the deadline pass you by!

๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน

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Virtual Ceremony of the Martin Luther King, Jr. โ€œI Have a Dreamโ€ World Peace Rose Garden, Atlanta

"We're very happy to share with you the Virtual Ceremony video of the 28th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. โ€œI Have a Dreamโ€ World Peace Rose Garden.

This beautiful garden is located at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta and is the site where Dr. King was laid to rest at the King Center across from the Garden.

Each year, students are invited to participate in the Inspirational Messages of Peace Contest. 30 students out of 2,400 have their poems placed on plaques and displayed in the Garden for one year.

Without further ado, sit back, relax, and enjoy the program--maybe even prepare your favorite snack! ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฟ"


#MartinLutherKingJr #MLKJr #IHaveADream #Anniversary #VirtualCeremony #WorldPeaceRoseGarden #ARS #AmericanRoseSociety

The moment is here to celebrate our 2020 winners of the Inspirational Messages of Peace Contest! Sit back and relax as you join us for this 30-minute Virtual...

Alexandra Farms Names Winners of Amateur Photo Contest

๐Ÿ“ธ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ“ธ The winning photos of the Alexandra Farmsโ€™ 3rd Garden Rose Design Contest are in and they are some jaw-droppers for sure ๐Ÿ˜



๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน
#ARS #Roses #AmericanRoseSociety #RoseLovers #Rose #photography #flowerphotography For our DIY segment, we are saluting the talented people who submitted pictures for Alexandra Farms' 3rd Garden Rose Design Contest. Entries were received between May and June 28th and now the wi

๐Ÿ“ฃ Time's Almost Up ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Got a rose to review? We would love to hear about it! But be sure to get them in quickly as the deadline (Sept. 26th) will be here before you know it.
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Review here:

Grow โ€˜Distant Drumsโ€™ Roses for Their Beautiful Ombre Blooms

This ombre bloom is a certified head turner for your garden! Read on to learn best practices for this budding beauty ๐ŸŒน



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#ARS #Roses #AmericanRoseSociety #RoseLovers #Rose Each flower looks like a mini sunset!

๐Ÿ“ฃ Hey Rose Lovers ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Got a rose to review? We would love to hear about it! But be sure to get them in quickly as the deadline (Sept. 26th) will be here before you know it.

๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน
Review here:

๐Ÿ“ฃ Hey Rose Lovers ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Got a rose to review? We would love to hear about it! But be sure to get them in quickly as the deadline (Sept. 26th) will be here before you know it.

๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŒน
Review here:

See the Florists in the Next Fleurs de Villes Showcase

Wow! These arrangements are gorgeous! By Rozalia Jovanovic Fleurs de Villes, Victoria, Canada, 2017. Shutterstock. Next week, Toronto's fashionable Bloor-Yorkville neighborhoodโ€”home to boutiques, galleries, chic cafes, and design stu

Oldies but Goodies: The 4 Most Ancient Roses Still Popular Today

These are some of ARS President Bob Martin's favorite old roses. Do you agree with him??? Like fashion models on the runway, each year new roses make their debut. American Rose Society President Bob Martin explains why these special roses endure.

How Fashion Photographer Nick Knight Uses AI to Create Otherworldly Roses

How cool is this?!?!?! By Rozalia Jovanovic ยฉ Nick Knight, courtesy of the artist and Albion Barn Fashion photographer Nick Knight is known for creating scenes of otherworldly wonder involving some of the biggest names in m

American Rose Society

Do you know where the scent of Chanel No. 5 comes from? Check out this gorgeous article from Lauren Collins.

Flower Power Daily

When this doctor moved to Virginia, she planted #Sombreuil #roses. And they changed her life. #FlowerPowerDaily

Flower Power Daily

This Irving Penn photo is the first still-life that Vogue has published on its cover since 1962.

Flower Power Daily

A David Austin rose in any form stands for both quality and #beauty. After all, it takes 120,000 variations and nine years of patience, dedication and expertise to select one new #rose variety. Here is the breeder's list of the 12 most fragrant roses which we canโ€™t wait to discover. #DavidAustinRoses #gardening #FlowerPowerDaily

Flower Power Daily

The Olivia Rose Austin, grown by the Tiffany of breeders David Austin Roses, is a medium pink shrub with flowers that are 3ยฝ inches with 40 petals and a strong, fruity fragrance. Foliage is glossy; growth is vigorous to about 3 feet.

Flower Power Daily

Enjoy - a bit of history, song, fun and flowers

American Rose Society

Interested in joining the American Rose Society? There's no better time than National Rose Month! For the month of June, we're offering trial memberships for US residents for only $5! Visit to sign up now!

๐Ÿ“ท : 'Touch of Class', Jolene Angelos

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Did any of your favorites make this list of top roses of 2020???

American Rose Society

We hope you'll join us today at 5 pm EST as Erik Heden of Cape Carteret, North Carolina, gives us a Facebook Live tour of his garden! Make plans to see his garden that is a mere three miles from the coast!

American Rose Center

Thank you to everyone who supported us during Give for Good this year! Thanks to your generous donations, we celebrated our most successful Give for Good ever! Your generosity allows us to share the love of roses to all people through education and research year-round. Thank you!!!

American Rose Center

We've got another live update coming on the gardens from our grounds director, Don Morgan, coming in tomorrow morning at 10 AM CST. Be sure to tune in right here!

American Rose Center

Spring Bloom has hit America's Rose Gardens! Consider donating to Give For Good and support the Gardens!

The roses at the American Rose Center in Shreveport, Louisiana are peaking! The American Rose Society and its headquarters home, the American Rose Center is a non-profit educational organization; our mission is to provide rose horticultural and educational opportunities for our members and for garden visitors. Please give anytime April 21, through Tuesday, May 5, 2020 during Give For Good:

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Check out the Fort Worth Rose Society's Online Photo Contest! Open to all, so submit your photos! For details on entering, visit

American Rose Society

Happy Earth Day! Celebrate with this 'Earth Song' from Angelina Chute!

Pruning with Pat!

Join past ARS President @Pat Shanley as she prunes her roses for this year's bloom!

American Rose Society

Today is National Gardening Day!!! How is your garden looking? Show us some photos in the comments!

Photo: Bill Kozemchak

American Rose Society

Kids bored at home? Or maybe you are??? How about some coloring sheets! Be sure to share your finished roses with us!!!

American Rose Society

This seems like such a fun idea! With all that free time, why not take a stab at painting or drawing a rose? You can follow the link for info on submitting your art. There's even a cash prize! Nice!

American Rose Society

A spot of joy even in the middle of everything! Our copy of the magazine has arrived! Who knew how gorgeous this cover photo from Bill Kozemchak would turn out??? Let us know when you've received yours!

New registration and schedule documents, as well as a letter from Diana have been uploaded to the convention page on Read about the changes here:

Please note that the 2020 ARS National Convention has been rescheduled for August 26-30, 2020, due to current public health concerns. All questions and concerns may be addressed to Diana Kilmer at [email protected]

American Rose Society

We hope you wore your green! Happy โ€˜Saint Patrickโ€™s Dayโ€™!

Photo: Ron Shaw

American Rose Society

PSA: This year the Middle/High School Photography Contest has been moved to the fall! Photos will be due on December 30. For more information, visit photography

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