Roses for Fragrance

These lush, eye-catching roses are beautiful and deliciously fragrant.

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

©2008, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Dreamy Double Yellow

The bush rose 'Arthur Bell' has bright green, glossy leaves and clusters of fragrant, double yellow flowers.

Breath of Life

Breath of Life is a climber with large scented, fully double flowers colored a pinkish-apricot.

Old English Gertrude

An English shrub rose, the Gertrude Jekyll offers repeat-flowering in the old garden style. Deadhead for a continuous show of flowers.

Valencia Rose

The Valencia hybrid tea is vigorous and usually healthy, with long stems that are excellent for cutting. Valencias have a strong sweet scent.

Delicate Antiquity

The 'Felicite Parmentier' is an old garden rose in the alba group, with a single flush of beautiful, fragrant, pale pink flowers.

Regal Rothschild

A hybrid tea with an aristocratic name: Baronne Edmond de Rothschild. The 'Baronne Edmond de Rothschild' bush rose produces large, scented, fully double flowers with petals that have a pale pink underside.

Pale Penelope

The 'Penelope' rose is a bushy shrub rose with large clusters of scented pale creamy-pink blooms from summer to fall.

'Fragrant Cloud' Clusters

The 'Fragrant Cloud' is a large, vigorous hybrid tea. The scented flowers, which fade to purple with age, are often borne in clusters.

Next Up

Pruning a Shrub Rose

Pruning your roses will help increase blooming and decrease disease and pest problems. Follow these steps to learn how to make the right cuts.

How to Prune Rose Bushes

Bush roses include hybrid teas and floribundas, both of which need to be pruned hard each year to encourage new growth.

Planting a Shrub

Use these step-by-step instructions to easily plant an evergreen shrub.

Overly Thorny Rose Bush

Find out what could be wrong if your rose bush starts producing lots of thorns.

Companion Plants and Roses

Tips on what plants grow best around roses.

Add Dimension With Climbing Plants and Wall Shrubs

Learn how to select and care for your climbing plants with this helpful guide.

How to Choose, Plant and Grow Flowering Shrubs

Flowering shrubs provide multi-season interest. Learn how to add them to your garden with these tips.

How to Prune Floribunda, Shrub and Hybrid Tea Roses

Modern floribunda and hybrid tea roses benefit from hard pruning to encourage new flowering shoots, while shrub roses require relatively gentle treatment.

How to Plant Shrubs

Shrubs add structure and fill out your garden, providing density and dimensionality where it's most needed. They're simpler to install than you may know. Here, we walk you through it.