Pink roses are very beautiful and can add a sort of unique touch to any garden. They come in many varieties, ranging from pale to dark to almost electric. There are varieties that bloom only once per season and those that bloom continuously in cycles from early spring to late fall (until the frost of winter forces them into dormancy). There are also quite a few varieties that are well suited for a variety of hardiness zones.
For this list of ten beautiful pink roses, the requirements are at least repeated blooms and suitableness for a range of hardiness zones. These roses range from slightly fragrant to very fragrant, but one thing is sure: no matter which varieties you choose for your garden, they are sure to make a gorgeous garden.
Dark Pink Roses:
This rose was first introduced in 1973. It is a lovely dark pink variety that comes on a shrub. This makes it an excellent choice as an accent plant or as a hedge. Country Dancer blooms continuously, ensuring that your plant will always have flowers, and never look barren from spring to autumn. It is a fragrant flower that smells very nice but that is not so pungent that it is overwhelming. This rose if perfect for zones four through nine.
Mme. Isaac Pereire
This is a very famous Bourbon class rose. It is more than 100 years old, and quite popular. Its color is dark pink with a slight purple tint. As the bloom ages, the purple tint becomes more pronounced and noticeable, adding a little drama to this bloom. The canes are known for their length, and the Mme. Isaac Pereire can be grown as a climber, a pillar, or even a sort of shrub. It is a very versatile flower that blooms as a repeat in hardiness zones five through ten.
American beauty is a classic dark pink rose that has been around since 1875. It is very fragrant and blooms repeatedly. It is in the class of hybrid perpetual and has such a large, classic look to it that it is almost impossible not to love this flower. It grows in zones five through nine.
A fairly recent flower, developed in 1995, Martha’s Vineyard offers a beautiful shrub that is well adapted for hardiness zones five through nine. Additionally, its fragrance makes it ideal for people who enjoy surrounding their home with sensual plants. Repeat blooms ensure that you will see the flowers more than once during the growing season.
This is a slightly fragrant hybrid musk variety that blooms continuously. While not as adaptable as the others (zones six through nine), it still provides good range and can be grafted onto the roots of plants suited for other growing conditions.
Light Pink Roses:
Bloomfield Abundance is a rather nice floribunda class rose that blooms continuously. It was developed in 1920, and it is very fragrant. Its name comes from the fact that it has abundant blossoms that grow well in a variety of settings. Its hardiness zones are five through nine.
This is a great light pink rose. It is of the polyanthus class and is moderately fragrant. Cecile Brunner was developed in 1881, and its lovely, yet almost subtle, fragrance is uplifting and not overwhelming. It is a continuous bloomer suitable for zones four through nine.
A fragrant flower in the large flowered climber class, New Dawn is remarkably suited for trellis and archways. It looks lovely on gazebos and pergolas, and repeat blooms throughout the growing season. It is adaptable to a variety of landscapes, and is compatible with hardiness zones five through nine.
This delicate light pink flower is a floribunda class rose. It is only slightly fragrant, but its repeatedly blooming nature means that it will grace your garden at least twice in a season. It was developed relatively recently, in 1948, and it bloom in hardiness zones five through nine.
Jacques Cartier is a Portland class rose that has been in existence for nearly 150 years. It is a fine choice for nearly any garden. It gives a heady, sensual, very fragrant smell that provides the garden with continuous fragrance (the blooms cycle continuously spring through fall). Any garden in zones four through nine can enjoy this light pink rose.