Here are a few potential western Wisconsin sources for the hardy climber “Above and Beyond”.
Chippewa Valley Growers
Farrill’s Landscape and Sunrise Nursery
Easy Elegance® Screaming Neon Red(TM) Rose
With intense color and superior performance, Screaming Neon Red(TM) is sure to be a standout in any garden. With vibrant flower power and repeat blooms throughout the season, this compact rose is the perfect choice as an accent or mass planting. Its petals are almost wave-like and distinctly different than most rose varieties. Remarkably rich, disease resistant, dark green foliage provides the perfect backdrop to neon red blooms. As an added bonus, foliage turns a lovely burgundy-red in fall.
- Height: 3-4′
- Spread: 2-3′
- Shape: Upright rounded
- Foliage: Dark green
- Fall Foliage Burgundy-red
- Exposure: Full Sun
Below is a partial list of sources for the new hardy climber Above and Beyond. This is not an endorsement of any of the establishments listed below.
Arden Hills-Frattallone’s Hardware
Cottage Grove-Zywiec’s Landscape and Garden Center
Inver Grove Heights-Gerten’s
St. Paul-Lilydale Garden Center
Stillwater-Rose Floral and Greenhouse
Forest Lake-Forest Lake and Floral
Stacy-Wayne’s Nursery and Landscape
Apple Valley-Pahl’s Market
Chanhassen-By the Woods
Chaska-The Mustard Seed
Lakeville-Terra Garden Center
Long Lake-Otten Bros
St. Bonafacius-Superor Outdoor Expression
Waconia-United Farmer Coop
Willow Wind Gardens
Big Lake-Bob & Judy’s Farm Market
Elk River-Great Northern Landscapes
Ham Lake-Mickman Brothers
Isanti-Green Barn Garden Center
Northland Landscape Nursery
Maple Grove-Lynde Greenhouse and Nursery
Ramsey-Green Valley Garden Center
St. Michael-Schulte’s Greenhouse
Wayzata-Gregor Farm and Greenhouse
Lino Lakes-Waldoch Farm and Garden Center
Minneapolis-Minnehaha Falls Nursery
Mother Earth Gardens
Above and Beyond is a new hardy climber hydridized by Dr. David Zlesak. Above and Beyond gets 10-12′ tall or so, it is comparable in crown hardiness as ‘William Baffin’ as well as light rebloom. Above and Beyond has good health and is vigorous. It is a cross of a yellow mini (Lemon Fluff) x (Rosa virginiana x R. laxa).
Above and Beyond should be available this Spring.