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Akito

Akito – Pristine white standard rose with smooth elegant petals. This is the whitest rose. Available from late April through December.

Alexandra

Alexandra – Pale yellow standard rose with rounded petals. Buttercream yellow. Good for the yellow/gray palette.  Opens like a camellia with a soft yellow color.  Available from late April through late October.

Amalia

Amalia – This wonderful two-tone standard rose is pink on the inside of the petal and red on the outside. Like a Chanel jacket it is so French and so beautiful! Prancing down the runway from May through December.

Ambiance

Ambiance – A buttercup yellow standard rose with coral tips which opens to a large many-petalled blossom. Ambiance is a two toned rose with unusual coloration. Ambiance is in bloom from May through October.

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Anemone, Burgundy

Anemones are available from February through May.   This richly dark colored anemone is so beautiful! Anemones will get longer and larger in the vase as they open.

Anemone, Red and White Novelty

We love this crazy one! The red and white coloration varies from flower to flower. Anemones are available from February through May.

Astral

Astral is a small headed spray rose in a clear pink in the cool range. Opens beautifully with hundreds of petals, and it keeps developing in the vase. Astral is available from May through December.

Avalanche

Avalanche+ is winter white with pale green exterior petals and a large fat bud. Informal shape, fluffy texture. Avalanche is our largest white standard rose, and it’s available from May through December.  

Babe

Babe is a bright orange luscious spray rose in the orange/yellow spectrum. (If you are looking for orange/pink see Springtime). Babe has a good sized head for a spray rose, and blooms from May through December.

Black Baccara

Black Baccara is like darkest red-black velvet; when wide open it is dark red in the center. Darker than Black Magic. This picture makes it look red but it is really quite dark. Plush velvet texture in the petals creates unusual depth in this smallish rose. The Black Baccara standard rose is available from late April through December.

Bordeaux

Bordeaux by Peterkort Roses – Oh how many shades of red there are! Lighter than Black Baccara, darker than Prestige. A special matte finish on the petals gives this rose a unique look.  Bordeaux is a standard rose with a larger head.  It’s available from late April through December.  

Bridal Piano

Right out of an old master painting. Bridal Piano exemplifies the cabbage rose. Can’t you see Marie Antoinette holding this rose? A hefty round bud like her sisters Piano Frieland and Pink Piano, and sometimes there are decorative green side buds. This light pink garden rose is available from late April through December.  

Bridal White

Bridal White – A blushing small to medium sized white standard rose which opens fully with a beautiful shape.  White with a delicate blush.  Our roses are available from late April through December.

Champagne

Champagne – Pale ecru peach standard rose with a smaller head size. Growing and blooming from late April through December. Pop the cork!

Classic Cezanne

Classic Cezanne by Peterkort Roses – Ivory with mauve pink edges in an elegant tea rose shape. Long-lasting in the vase. Classic Cezanne is available from May through December.

Cool Water!

Cool Water! by Peterkort Roses – A long-lasting lavender rose with greenish outer petals and a full many-petalled bud. Cool Water is a standard rose that is the classic go-to rose for lavender. Available from late April through October.

Eskimo

Eskimo by Peterkort Roses – White rose with excellent blemish resistent petals and a small sweetheart head. This rose opens beautifully and has a great vase life. We have Eskimo blooms available from late April through December.

Freesia, dark lavender

Our freesia is in bloom from February through June. Sweetly scented flowers open all the way to the last bud.

Freesia, Monaco

Pale pink/peach freesia Monaco is available from February through June. All the great things about freesia – long lasting, a lovely scent, plus this subtle coloration. Is it pink? Is it peach? All we know is it’s beautiful.

Freesia, pink

Pink freesia is available from February through June.

Freesia, red

Red freesia is available from February through June.

Freesia, white

Pristine white freesia available February through June. One of the favorite freesia colors… it’s a classic. And smells soooooo good!

Freesia, yellow

Yellow freesia is one of the most fruity scented varieties. We have freesia from February through June. The spirit of spring!

Frisco

Frisco is a long-lasting yellow standard rose which opens from a small bud to an amazingly wide open flower. This is a small rose in the category once known as “sweetheart” roses. Frisco blooms from May through December.

Galadriel

Pale yellow small headed spray rose. Like the elf queen Galadriel’s hair! She is blooming from late April through December.

Goldberry

Goldberry is a golden-peachy-apricot-pink hard to describe color! A sweet spray rose to pull colors together. Named after a character in Tolkien’s fantasy The Lord of the Rings. Looking for gold? Take a look at this spray rose. Available from late April through December.

Gracia

Perfectly formed abundant tiny pink buds in a spray rose. Gracia is blooming in our greenhouse from May through December.

Helga Piaget

Helga Piaget is lovely, scented, and very French. She sweeps into the room and knocks you off your feet. A rose that resembles a peony! Named for Helga Piaget of Monaco, philanthropist and organizer of the nonprofit Passion Sea, which seeks to restore the oceans. The perfume of this rose is a classic rose scent. This garden rose is available from late April through October.

Holly – Green

Green English holly with red berries is available in five and ten pound boxes during November and December.

Holly – Variegated

Variegated English holly with red berries is available in five and ten pound boxes in November and December.

Ice-9

Pure white Ice-9 is small in its tight bud but opens with an amazing white petal explosion. It also has beautiful decorative green buds. Named after a mysterious form of ice in Kurt Vonnegut’s book Cat’s Cradle. This pure white garden rose is available from May through December.

Karamel Antike

Karamel Antike is an unusual shade of golden yellow brown for the tawny brown and beige palette. It opens nicely with a high petal count, from a ball shaped bud. Count on those German breeders to come up with a fabulous name for a gorgeous garden rose. Karamel Antike blooms from late April through December.

Lavande

Lavande is a powerfully scented standard rose in a luscious dark lavender. It opens quickly as most scented varieties do, and does not have a high petal count. But oh that fragrance! Fruity, lemony, like lychees! This smaller headed rose is available from late April through October.

Lemon Drop

Yum! A wonderful bright and cheerful yellow spray rose. Take a sip of our Lemon Drop from May through December.

Leonidas

Leonidas is orange-bronze inside and cream-yellow outside. Definitely different. When fully open there is a hint of mauve in the bronze. It tends to top out at maximum 50-60 centimeters. Leonidas is named after a brand of Belgian chocolates. Leonidas blooms from late April through December.

Lilies – Asiatic – Orange

A many-flowered orange asiatic lily is a strong bright color in a bouquet. Orange asiatic lilies are available year round from our greenhouses.

Lilies – Asiatic – Pink

Pink asiatic lilies are a year round crop from our greenhouses. We grow this pink lily with a light center, and seasonally also offer lighter and hot pink varieties. These lilies are sold in 10 stem bunches.

Lilies – Asiatic – White

White Asiatic lilies have long strong stems and many flowers. No scent though! If you are looking for a lily with scent, look at Oriental lilies. We produce lilies year round in our greenhouses.

Lilies – Asiatic – Yellow

Asiatic lilies grown by us in our greenhouse have very long stems and no scent. If you are looking for a scented lily, try oriental lilies. We sell all our lilies in 10-stem bunches, and they are available all year.

Lilies – Stargazers

The famous Stargazer lily is a giant speckled pink delight. We sell them in bunches of 10 stems, year-round. If you like scent, this is your lily!!! Very long lasting in the vase too! Stargazers are a type of Oriental lily.

Lovely Lydia

Lovely Lydia has tiny hot pink buds gathered into a lovely spray. Available from May through December.

Lydia

Who doesn’t love Lydia? That’s because this is a pale pink slightly peach constellation of perfect little buds. Available from May through December.

Maidenhair Fern

Delicate, lacy, fragile. Our maidenhair grows in the lush environment of a shady and humid greenhouse. It is available in bunches of 25 stems, and is suitable for special occasion floral work rather than anything that needs greenery with a long vase life. It loves being misted with water. We can pick it for you at any season of the year.

Maria Theresia

Maria Theresia – Maria Theresia stepped out of a Dutch still life in a cloud of pale pink brocade. This is a garden rose which reminds us of the famous Cecile Bruner rose. Very nodding stems for that special look. Opens flat with many small petals. This garden rose also has decorative side buds. Available from May through October.

Marina

Marina by Peterkort Roses – A hot pink rose which is a natural mutation of the red rose Bordeaux. This standard rose has a good size head and a vibrant pink color. Marina blooms from late April through December.

Metallina

Metallina by Peterkort Roses – Such an unusual color we had a contest to describe it. Our favorite: raw silk. It’s a beigey pinky rose when tight and a pale dusty lavender when open. You’ve never seen a rose like it – my neighbor dreamed about it – some dislike it. It incites discussion. Petite bud size. Tops out at about 50 centimeters in length. Metallina blooms from late April through December.

Mi Amor!

Mi Amor! by Peterkort Roses – Are you looking for Amor? Here she is in all her pink glory. This standard rose has greenish outer petals and a warm shade of pink that has a hint of makeup/lingerie. Translation: a little naughty. Mi Amor can be yours from May through December.

Milano

Milano by Peterkort Roses – Dark rich hot pink with a large head. An unusual very dark pomegranate pink. The picture shown is a little too bright – it’s really a darker color. Milano blooms from May through December.

Mimi Eden

Mimi Eden by Peterkort Roses – Romantic sprays of small round white buds which open to pink petals inside. In the Orangerie museum in Paris there is a charming Renoir depicting a rose very like this one. This rose has a long life as well. Available from May through October.

Mon Cherie

Mon Cherie by Peterkort Roses – Pink mauve is an apt color description. Its petals are loose and poppylike with a slight folded appearance like crepe. And the scent – sweet and herbal, perhaps licorice? This spray rose is available from May through December.

Moonstruck

Moonstruck by Peterkort Roses – Fat round buds with tiny scalloped edges, and when they open you can see the golden stamens inside. This cream rose gives texture and that untamed look. Moonstruck is available as a spray rose and also in 25 stem bunches as a standard rose. Blooming from May through December in our greenhouses.

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Moscow

Moscow by Peterkort Roses – Watermelon pink – the coral side of pink! A long-lasting, large-headed rose. Moscow is available from May through October.

Naranga

Naranga by Peterkort Roses – A clear orange standard rose with robust petals. Quite long lasting. Naranga blooms from late April through December.

Night Star

Night Star grows sprays of small dark plum roses – the only rose we know in this color. Not violet, more of a magenta. This spray rose is available from May through December.

Ocean Song

Ocean Song by Peterkort Roses – Pale lavender beauty, almost silver, with wonderful tea rose shape, good petal count, and excellent holding ability. Ocean Song is a standard rose and it blooms between late April and December.

Peach Avalanche+

Peach Avalanche is a cousin of the famous Avalanche rose in a pale peach color. It shares the giant head, fluffy informal look, and greenish outer petals with its sisters Avalanche and Sweet Avalanche. Peach Avalanche is a standard rose available from May through December.

Peach Peony

Peach Peony is a garden rose sold in 10-stem bunches. It has a beautiful fragrance and an elegantly cup-shaped, nodding head. There is some color variation between salmon and more yellow peachy tones. Peach Peony is available from late April through October.

Piano Freiland

Piano Freiland – A bright red garden rose with a quartered peony shape to give a distinctive form to your red rose bouquets. This romantic red garden rose has a certain coral tone when open, does not “purple out”” as it ages and it lasts a LONG time in the vase. The bud is round like a peony when tight, and often has decorative side buds that give a lovely garden look. Our rose season runs from late April through December.

Prestige

Prestige – A strong clear red standard rose with fewer thorns than other popular reds. Wonderful presentation of the bud in the bunch – no bullet shapes. Prestige has the classic spiral shape with a large head. Our rose season runs from late April through December.

Prima Donna

Prima Donna by Peterkort Roses – Definitely a diva: she’s shapely, larger than life, and makes an impression. Apricot peach is her color. She’s on stage from May through October. Cue the applause!

Princess Bride

A delicate white cup-shaped garden rose with a hint of cream towards the center. Adorable small buds too. Princess Bride blooms in our greenhouse between May and December. As you wish!

Ranunculus, picotee

Picotee ranunculus are available from February through May. A picotee flower is one that has a darker colored edge.

Ranunculus, Pon Pon Minerva

Pon Pon ranunculus are available February through May. Minerva is a special color of coral with the special green fluffy pon pon shape.

Red Angel

Red Angel spray rose by Peterkort Roses – Bright strawberry red, opens like a dream, and it lasts. Angelic! Blooming in our greenhouse from May through December.

Red France

Red France by Peterkort Roses – Good scarlet red, it bells out on top as it opens, robust petals and excellent vase life. Available from May through December.

Red Garnet

A deep burgundy red spray rose. Red Garnet is the perfect complement to our large rose Prestige. Available from May through December.

Renee

Renee is a beautiful, scented blush rose in a pale pink/peach tone. This peach garden rose is available from May through December. Opening quickly. In memory of Renee Carlsen.

Revival

Revival from Peterkort Roses – Here is a beautiful rose in clear pink without a lot of green coloration on the outer petals. Revival has a large head and is definitely the definition of “bubble gum pink!” Blooming from May through December.

Romantik Antike

Romantik Antike by Peterkort Roses – This sister of Karamel Antike has the most beautiful rich peach/pink color, like the embroidery on a geisha’s kimono……. Opening from a round ball shaped bud with a lighter exterior, this garden rose exhibits more coloration when open. If you have used the Antike varieties from South America, our version is a smaller head but much more rich coloration and excellent opening. Romantik Antike is in bloom from May through December.

Rose Petals

Rose petals are sold by the gallon. Please let us know at least a week ahead with your order. Many colors are available, and also mixes of colors. Keep rose petals in their bag (which has holes to help release water vapor) and put them in the cooler until you are ready to use them. Rose petals are available during our rose season which is late April through December.

Sacha

Sacha – Scarlet red small headed standard rose with great vase life and outstanding open flower. To match to a large headed rose use Red France. Sacha blooms between May and December.

Sahara

Sahara – What a lovely pale peachy cream pink rose! Similar to Talea but smaller and it opens to a pale beige sandy color (Talea opens more pale pink).  Sahara is a medium headed standard rose.  Our roses are in season from the end of April through December.  

Sara

Sara -Sprightly brilliant pink, outstanding shape when open, and many petals. Sara is a bright pink standard rose which blooms from the end of April through December.

Silver Charm

Silver Charm spray rose is a pale lavender color. It tones well with the standard rose Ocean Song. It holds up well compared with other lavender sprays of the past. A very sweet, small spray rose. Spray roses are in 10 stem bunches. Available from late April through December.

Sonia

Sonia – A classic salmon peach standard rose that has withstood the test of time. Lovely opening qualities. Petite bud size but opens to a medium size. Our roses are in season from the end of April through December.

Sphinx Gold

Sphinx Gold – Golden yellow, not quite orange but getting there. That fabulous ruffled shape! Not your everyday standard yellow rose! Sphinx Gold is blooming from the end of April through December.

Spicy

Spicy by Peterkort Roses – This orange rose has a hint of pink, and radiates to a lighter orange as it opens. When fully open it could impersonate the classic Tropicana. Spicy is a standard rose that blooms from May through December.

Springtime

Springtime spray rose – Beautiful little buds of coral/pink/orange in sprays.  Springtime spray rose is a more subtle color than our other orange spray rose, Babe.  Spray roses are sold in 10 stem bunches.  Availability is late April through December.  

Stephanotis

The waxy white stars of stephanotis, also known as Madagascar Jasmine, are sweetly scented. We sell them in 25 bloom boxes. A classic flower in wedding bouquets. They grow on a vigorous vine that can dominate the greenhouse!

Suela

Suela – Clear bright yellow, good vase life, robust petals. Suela is a standard rose that grows in shorter lengths, usually topping out at 60 cm. We offer Suela from late April through the end of December.

Surprise

Surprise – This peach spray rose has a larger head and opens to a pale blush. As a spray rose it is packaged in 10 stem bunches. It is often available as a standard rose in 25 stem bunches. Our roses are in season from the end of April through December.

Sweet Avalanche+

Sweet Avalanche+ is a sport cousin of Avalanche, but redone in pale pink. This pink rose is pale with some green on the outer petals. This standard rose has a large head and is available from the end of April through December.

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Talea+

Talea+ – A standard rose in the pale pink/peach/cream shade that is so wonderful. When tight Talea+ is pale blush peach. As it opens it becomes more pale pink. This rose has a large head size. Talea is available from late April through December.

Tara

Tara – A clear, bright yellow standard rose which opens nicely! Tara is available during our rose season from late April through the end of December.

Tropicana

Tropicana – This Tropicana is very different than the traditional melon-colored Tropicana so familiar for many years. A bright parrot of red-orange and yellow, the new Tropicana has a big robust flower bud with an appealing shape and brilliant plumage. It looks similar to Circus. Tropicana blooms from the end of April through December.

Valerie

Valerie – A small-headed pale pink standard rose very suitable for corsages as well as bouquets.  When fully open it has an appealing wide open shape, showing its stamens and looking so sweet.  Valerie is in bloom from May through December.

Vendela

Vendela – Creamy standard rose with a robust large head and a lovely shape. Vendela is the classic cream colored rose!   Another description would be ivory.  Vendela is available from May through December.

Vivianne

Vivianne – Small, white and sweet. Vivianne is a traditional spiral shaped spray rose with pure white flowers. Vivianne is available from May through December.

Waltzertraum

Waltzertraum – A round bulbous garden rose bud in pink which opens to a dark pink center like a peony. One of our special garden roses. The name in German means “Dream Waltz.” The color is cherry pink, and it looks like a lush rose from a Dutch still life or from a French garden. Waltzertraum blooms from May through October.

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Wendy

Wendy by Peterkort Roses – Sweet pure white spray rose that opens wide and flat with a multitude of tiny petals, often showing the stamens at the center. Good robust petals that resist browning. Wendy is available from May through December.

Yellow Island

Yellow Island – When tight this standard yellow rose is somewhat rough looking, but it opens a huge and beautiful tea rose in a clear yellow. Long life in the vase. Duckling to swan? Yellow Island is available from May through October.

Yves Piaget

Yves Piaget – But of course it is French! This strong, large head hot pink scented garden rose has mauve notes.  When we first saw it open we thought it was a peony!  In bud it is ball-shaped. When open, a revelation. Scented as well with a true strong rose perfume. Named after a celebrity French jeweler. Oh yes, it is pronounced as follows: Eve Pia ZHAY! Blooming delightfully between May and December.

Koko Loco

Koko Loco is a fantastic mauve/beige garden rose which blooms from late April through December.

Blush and Bashful

Blush and Bashful is a very pale blush spray rose with large flowers. Long stemmed bunches have multiple flowers. It’s the perfect wedding rose! Our roses are available from late April through December.

Golden Shannon

Golden Shannon – named for a sweet friend! Lovely gold with apricot notes and maybe could be also described as a mustard color. Golden Shannon is a garden rose which we sell in 10 stem bunches. Our roses are available from May through December.

Quicksand

Did we recently read a florist’s description of Quicksand’s color as “naughty lingerie?” Wow! Anyway, it’s a standard rose with that dusty rose color which is super popular. It has a light scent too! Quicksand is available from late April through December. This is a new rose for us and quantities are very limited this year.

Anemone, white with green center

Anemones are available from February through May. This white one with a green center is sometimes known as an “albino” white.

Anemone, Blue

There’s nothing like a blue anemone with its beautiful black center and amazing detail. Anemones will get longer and larger in the vase as they open. Our anemones are in bloom from February through May.

Lilies – Asiatic – Royal Sunset

Royal Sunset asiatic lilies are a year round crop from our greenhouses. Royal Sunset starts out with a reddish bud, then opens to a peach yellow interior with redder tips…. kinda like a sunset! It’s our most popular novelty lily. These lilies are sold in 10 stem bunches.

Lilies – Martagon

Introducing a new and unusual lily variety – the Martagon lily. Small flowers on long stems give this lily a totally different look. Available only in May and June and hard to find, martagons are a different lily species than the orientals and asiatics we are accustomed to seeing in bouquets.

Lilies – Oriental – White

What could be more pristine and beautiful than a white oriental lily!!! Scented and delightful, and oh so long lasting in the vase. We have white oriental lilies all year long. They come in 10 stem bunches.

Lilies – Oriental – Pink

A pink oriental lily in your bouquet is a showstopper! Smelling so sweet and staying nice for so long in the vase. Our lilies come in 10 stem bunches.

Anemone, Blush

Anemones are available from February through May. The blush anemone is a very pale pink.

Anemone, Fuchsia

Anemones are available from February through May. The fuchsia anemone is hot pink with a lavender tone.

Anemone, Red

What is more cheerful than a bright red anemone! Anemones are available from February through May.

Lilies – Asiatic – Peach

The delicate peach asiatic lily adds a light pastel note to the bouquet. No scent, and it’s in bloom all year in our greenhouse.