A 130 Year Tradition
Top 5 Roses
The classic red hybrid tea bouquet rose
This hybrid tea rose is the most popular red rose. The large, shapely buds open to deep rich, velvety red and are accompanied by a rich fragrance. The plants are tall, stately with blooms on long stems perfect for cutting for bouquets. Flowers have up to 35 petals with a strong fragrance. Grows 3-5 feet in height, 2-4 feet in width and has good disease resistance.
The most popular landscape rose
A wonderful landscape floribunda rose loved in California as well as around the world. The rich, green foliage provides an excellent background to the sprays of pure white flowers that reblooms. The flowers have up to 25 petals with a sweet, mild honey fragrance. Excellent disease resistance.
A stunning variegated hybrid tea rose
A stunning hybrid tea with an ever-changing blend of carmine and cream. The perfectly formed flowers have up to 35 petals, are presented on long stems and have a strong spicy fragrance. A nice compact rose growing 3-5 feet tall and 2-4 feet wide.
Ketchup and Mustard
Stunning bi-color floribunda rose
Exciting blooms have deep red petals, backed with illuminating yellow reverses; the backdrop foliage is dark green and extremely glossy; makes a stunning visual impact along walkways, borders, and in containers.
All Dressed Up
Grandiflora with huge ruffled flowers
A rose that will bring honor to any garden. State of Grace is an apricot-gold, English style grandiflora rose that is fruity in fragrance, and a tidy bloom of up to 65 petals. A more compact rose bush growing 3-4 feet tall and wide Strong disease resistance.
A 130 Year Tradition
In 1889, John Armstrong established Armstrong Garden Centers, became a renowned rose-breeder, and the first to create a rose catalog. Now, 130 years later we continue the tradition with the best classic and new roses that thrive in California gardens. Whether you want to grow bouquets of fragrant red roses, shrub roses that rebloom throughout the year, or new rose varieties we are here to help.
Roses have always brought people together
A symbol of love and friendship. When founder John Armstrong stepped off the train in Ontario, California, little did he realize that he was beginning a journey that would make his name synonymous with roses around the world, and create a garden center that would serve Californians with local horticulture knowledge for centuries to come.
Now, employee-owned Armstrong Garden Centers,
has continued John Armstrong's tradition of roses. Our horticulturists scour the world choosing a diverse assortment of roses with the best fragrance, breath-taking color, and disease resistance that perform in California gardens. We continue to have timeless favorites like the fragrant, deep red 'Mr. Lincoln' while introducing new roses like the pink ruffled 'All Dressed Up' rose perfect for cutting.
Roses are our roots. In 1889, John Armstrong not only founded Armstrong Garden Centers but was a rose breeder who what the first to create a rose catalog. Now, 130 years later we continue the tradition with the best classic and new roses that thrive in California. Whether you want bouquets of fragrant red roses, shrub roses that rebloom throughout the year or new rose varieties Armstrong is here to help.