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Judy Garland Rose

Rosa 'Judy Garland'

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Judy Garland Rose (Rosa 'Judy Garland') at Pesche's Garden Center

Judy Garland Rose flowers

Judy Garland Rose flowers

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Judy Garland Rose (Rosa 'Judy Garland') at Pesche's Garden Center

Judy Garland Rose flower buds

Judy Garland Rose flower buds

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Height:  30 inches

Spread:  28 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4b

Group/Class:  Floribunda Rose


No need to look over the rainbow when you can have this sweetly fragrant rainbow in your own garden; a seemingly endless dazzling display of yellows, oranges, and reds; glossy Oz green leaves costume the bushy prolific plant; a real performer

Ornamental Features

Judy Garland Rose features showy fragrant yellow flowers with orange overtones and red edges at the ends of the branches from mid spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.

Landscape Attributes

Judy Garland Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Judy Garland Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Judy Garland Rose will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 28 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features