Whether they're brightening colorful bouquets or bringing sunshine your garden, orange roses are glorious blooms. With shades ranging from pastel peach to vivid orange, these flowers add a pop of joyful color. If you've got some potting soil and a will to water, you don't have to spend hundreds on bouquets every week. Instead, you can lovingly grow your own orange rose bushes at home with any of these six varieties.
Rose Super Trouper Rose Bush
Rose Super Troupers are a floribunda variety, meaning they grow in compact patterns and produce beautiful, large blooms. These hybrids are perfect if you don't have a ton of space and aren't practiced in diagnosing rose diseases, as they're super disease resistant. You should plant them in the fall in full sunshine and in well-draining soil. By summer, you'll have lightly fragranced mandarin orange blossoms that stand out against the bush's dark green foliage.
Lady of Shalott Rose Bush
Lady of Shalotts are a modern rose breed that produces peachy to creamsicle orange petaled peony-like flowers. They're a medium-sized bush, reaching heights of 3-4' when fully grown. When planting your mythically named Lady of Shalotts, choose areas that'll get a lot of sunlight and have well-draining soil. In terms of roses, Lady of Shalotts are well suited for warmer climates and drought-prone areas.
Lady Emma Hamilton Rose Bush
If there was a Nobel Prize for rose breeders, then David Austin would have won multiple times over. The tangerine-colored Lady Emma Hamilton shrub roses are one of his many creations. Like the Lady of Shalott roses, Lady Emma Hamilton's are medium-sized shrubs. They need to be planted in full sunlight in well-draining soil.
These rose bushes can produce a plethora of dynamic, multi-colored blooms throughout the year. And if you've got an attraction to fragrance, these strong fruity-scented orange rose bushes are perfect for you.
Apricot Clementine Miniature Rose Bush
Apricot Clementine Miniature rose bushes are aptly named for their soft apricot-colored petals. Unlike the other roses in this collection, Apricot Clementines don't need a lot of space because they're bred to be small, growing no bigger than 1-2' tall.
These roses are small but mighty and can produce a large cluster of flowers when they're fully grown. And sensitive noses can rejoice because they don't have a fragrance. Typically, these rose bushes are planted in pots and not in the ground, making them easy for first time gardeners to manage.
Good as Gold Rose Bush
There's nothing subtle about the Good as Gold rose bush. Peppered with bold, saturated yellow-orange blooms, Good as Gold roses are a type of hybrid tea rose that puts off a mild fragrance. These moderately sized bushes can handle multiple environments, and so long as they're given full sun and enough water, they'll give you an abundance of flowers.
If you're looking for an orange rose bush that'll give you bouquet-worthy blooms, this is the one for you.
Arborose Tangerine Skies Climbing Rose
While rose bushes can be tame little shrubs, they can also grow wild and expansive. If you love the overgrown cottage-in-the-woods aesthetic, then setting up a trellis and an Ambrose Tangerine Skies climbing rose bush should top your fall garden to-do list. These climbers aren't the biggest ones around, growing to about 8' tall, but they are in your face in terms of color. These roses are richly pigmented in various shades of orange, from the inside of a clementine to a peachy pink.
Plant these climbing roses in areas with full sunlight and keep them well watered. But, if you've got a sensitive nose, then you might take a beat before adding these to your garden plans. They're known for being fragrant and might tickle a susceptible nose.
Orange You Glad for These Rose Bushes?
Orange is an underrated color that exudes warmth, energy, and cheer. Yet, the natural world is chock-full of orange flowers, and roses aren't exempt! While there might not be as many orange old world rose breeds, modern breeders have made up for lost time and churned out dozens of exciting orange rose bushes that you can plant.