New Roses

Western Wisconsin Sources of Above and Beyond

Here are a few potential western Wisconsin sources for the hardy climber “Above and Beyond”.

Eau Claire

Chippewa Valley Growers


Farrill’s Landscape and Sunrise Nursery

River Falls


New Easy Elegance(R) rose for 2015

Easy Elegance® Screaming Neon Red(TM) Rose

Rosa ‘BAIneon’



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

                        Zone:               4-9





Potential Sources for Above and Beyond

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

Lindstrom-Applewood Nursery

Redwing-Sargent’s Nursery

Stacy-Wayne’s Nursery and Landscape

Wabasha-Cabbage Patch

Apple Valley-Pahl’s Market

Chanhassen-By the Woods

Chaska-The Mustard Seed

Lakeville-Terra Garden Center

Long Lake-Otten Bros

Minnetonka-Tonkadale Greenhouses

Savage-Cal’s Market

Shakopee-Sailers Nursery

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

Otsego-101 Market

Plymouth-Dundee Nursery

Ramsey-Green Valley Garden Center


St. Michael-Schulte’s Greenhouse

Wayzata-Gregor Farm and Greenhouse

Zimmerman-Nelson Nursery

Lino Lakes-Waldoch Farm and Garden Center

Minneapolis-Minnehaha Falls Nursery

Mother Earth Gardens

Sunnyside Gardens

Wagners Greenhouses


New Rose for 2015

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.