Resources

Affiliations

The Bradenton-Sarasota Rose Society is affiliated with the American Rose Society.

 https://www.rose.org/

The Bradenton-Sarasota Rose Society is affiliated with the Deep South District of the American Rose Society.

https://deepsouthdistrict.org/

  1. HelpMeFind.com: Help Me Find is a great resource to search for information on the rose you are considering buying. It will provide: color, type, fragrance, bush size, as well as photos of the rose.
  2. Nelson’s Florida Roses: Nelson’s is a longtime grower of Fortuniana grafted roses in Florida. Their bushes are available at many local nurseries or from their Winter Garden, FL location.
  3. Nelson’s Southern Roses: This is the new eCommerce side of Nelson’s, they are located in Thomasville, GA and will ship Nelson’s Roses directly to you.
  4. Rose Petals Nursery: RPN, located in Newberry, FL, specializes in Antique, Historic, and Old Garden Roses on own root. Own root roses are grown from cuttings and develop their own root system.

Buying Roses

To the left are links to various rose nurseries and resources for finding information about your selections before purchasing.

Helpful Links

To the right are some helpful links for your gardening needs.

  1. UF/IFAS: This is the link to the Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences of the University of Florida. There are many helpful resources 
  2. Sarasota County Extension: This is the link to the local UF/IFAS Extension in Sarasota County, FL.
  3. Orange County Extension: This is the link to the local UF/IFAS Extension in Orange County, FL.
  4. Mid-Florida Research & Education Center: This is the link to the UF/IFAS Research & Education Center in Apopka, FL. This link has alerts on new and existing pests.