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The Easiest Roses You Can Grow

We've pulled together a gallery of some of the best-performing, disease-resistant roses you can plant and practically forget.

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    • Knock Out

      Perhaps the best-known landscape rose, 'Knock Out' bears masses of cherry-red blooms over dark red foliage. It's disease resistant and blooms all season long.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • Little Mischief

      Don't let its name deceive you; 'Little Mischief' is a perfect resident for any sunny garden. It produces masses of red flowers (that fade to hot pink as they age) all season long. And this variety isn't bothered one bit by disease.

      Size: To 2 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • Flower Carpet Scarlet

      A flamboyantly colored groundcover rose, 'Flower Carpet Scarlet' will fill your landscape with color all summer and autumn thanks to its clusters of bright scarlet-red blooms.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 5-11

    • Rainbow Knock Out

      An easy-to-grow rose perfect for any sunny landscape spot, 'Rainbow Knock Out' produces cute, coral-pink blooms all season long.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • Snowdrift

      It's tough to beat 'Snowdrift' for an easy-growing, white-flowering rose. This hardy shrub produces full white flowers all season long and isn't touched by disease. The gorgeous blooms are great for cutting.

      Size: To 4 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • Paint the Town

      Incredibly disease-resistant and easy to grow, this great rose produces tons of red flowers all season long. The flowers are perfectly shaped and its mounding habit makes it an ideal ground cover for sunny spots.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • Home Run

      Bred from the 'Knock Out' rose line, 'Home Run' offers single rich-red blooms from late spring to fall. The beautiful blooms also offer a slight fragrance.

      Size: To 4 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • All the Rage

      This gorgeous rose is all about color. The buds start out a charming shade of coral, then open to apricot-pink flowers with bright yellow centers. As the blooms age, they turn a lovely shade of pink. Even better, though, is the plant's disease-resistant nature, everblooming habit, and glossy green foliage.

      Size: To 4 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

    • Flower Carpet Coral

      This beautiful groundcover rose produces masses of coral-colored blooms all summer and fall. The flowers are both beautiful and long-lasting -- a perfect combination with its easy-growing nature.

      Size: To 32 inches tall

      Zones: 5-11

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      Firecracker

      'Firecracker' adorns itself with masses of bright cherry-red blooms. Each bloom has a cheery white center. This low-maintenance, disease-resistant plant is in bloom all summer.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

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      Grandma's Blessing

      Among the most beautiful of the new breed of low-care roses, 'Grandma's Blessing' offers gorgeous dusty-pink blooms that are packed with a sweet fragrance. And it blooms all summer.

      Size: To 3 1/2 feet tall

      Zones: 5-9

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      Kiss Me

      Grow this one for its incredible fragrance! 'Kiss Me' not only smells sweet, but it looks great, too, with its 4-inch pink flowers. This easy-to-grow rose keeps blooming all summer.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 5-9

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      Mystic Fairy

      An everblooming shrub rose, 'Mystic Fairy' produces loads of red flowers over shiny, disease-resistant foliage. Its tidy habit makes it great for a low hedge, even in tough spots.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

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      Superhero

      With a name like this, you'd expect it to be great. This ever-blooming 'Superhero' rose has large, beautifully formed flowers on an easy-growing, disease-resistant shrub.

      Size: To 5 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

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      Sunrise Sunset

      This rose performs beautifully in just about every climate. It bears fuchsia-pink flowers that fade to apricot at the center. It blooms nonstop all season long and is a great ground cover.

      Size: To 3 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

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      Sweet Fragrance

      It's hard not to fall for the luscious scent of Sweet Fragrance. This disease-resistant plant bears lots of coral-apricot flowers all season long.

      Size: To 5 feet tall

      Zones: 4-9

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      Yellow Submarine

      Add cheer to your garden with this super-easy yellow rose. The long-lasting flowers are great for cutting and appear throughout the summer.

      Size: To 4 feet tall

      Zones: 5-9

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