Bay State Perennial Farm




Rosa glauca 400

Rosa glauca (rubrifolia), early spring:

Roses - Climbers

Doublin Bay 175

Rosa Doublin Bay®     Large, fully double, velvety red flowers with a light, spicy scent that thrive in both cool and warm weather from spring until the first frost. Blooms on new and old wood. One of the best of the modern climbers with glossy, deep green foliage. 8’-10’ tall. Zone 5.

    ‘Golden Showers’     A beautiful yellow climbing rose with large, ruffled, licorice scented flowers that seem always to be present on this free-flowering beauty. Blooms on new and old wood. 12-14ft.

    ’Joseph’s Coat’     A climbing rose with huge, multi-colored flowers of red, pink, orange and yellow. Vigorous and long blooming on both new and old wood. A customer favorite that we’re always asked to carry.

    ‘Rambling Red’ New 2018    Long stems load up with masses of fully double, rich medium red colored flowers starting in June and continuing into the summer. Long stems make cutting a breeze.

Zephirine Drouhin 175

Rosa ‘Zephirine Drouhin’     A popular climber with thornless canes and eye-catching, cerise-pink flowers. Sweet, old rose fragrance with a heavy spring and fall bloom. Climbs to 12ft. Very hardy and tolerates some shade.


Shrub Roses

David Austin Roses

Rosa David Austin™ Abraham Darby  Large, double, cupped, apricot/yellow flowers with pink infusions and a strong fruity scent. 'Abraham Darby' shows good repeat bloom throughout the season with even stronger bloom if plants are given a gentle pruning in early summer. The habit is bushy, arching and plants may be grown as a tall shrub, 5' tall by 5' wide, or trained as a short climber.

David Austin Boscobel 175

Rosa David Austin™ Boscobel   Rich salmon, rosette-shaped blooms with a dreamy myrrh fragrance enhanced with subtle hints of elderflower, pear and almond, - warning!, do not stress out trying to identify the individual aromas. Just take a deep whiff and enjoy. A vigorous, healthy, upright shrub, only 3’ tall by 2’ wide.

Rosa David Austin Falstaff      Dark red/crimson flowers are cupped, with abundant petals folded within the outer petals creating a lush, full effect. Strongly fragrant with excellent repeat bloom. If grown as a shrub, 4' tall by 3' wide. If trained as a vine, plants will reach 6' tall. Some minimal, mid-summer pruning will help maintain a tidy shrub form.

David Austin Charlotte 175

Rosa David Austin ‘Graham Thomas’    Strong growing, with a continuous, season-long display of 4", cupped, tight, double flowers of vibrant rich yellow. Flowers have a strong tea fragrance. Form is narrow, upright, well-behaved, 5-6’ tall.. A beautiful and distinctive rose that captures the imagination.   

Rosa David Austin Jubilee Celebration 175

Rosa David Austin ‘Jubilee Celebration’ New 2018     This dense, compact grower is the rose gardeners have been waiting for. Deep green foliage will be obscured in late spring with large, domed flowers in an unusual shade of rich salmon pink. Better yet, the flower show continues into the summer with repeated bloom that fills the garden with its exceptional aroma.

Rosa Lady of Shallot 175

Rosa David Austin™ ‘Lady of Shallot’     Rich orange-red buds open to dreamy chalice-shaped blooms of loosely arrayed petals, each with a salmon pink upper side that contrasts beautifully with the golden yellow reverse. Flowers have a soothing tea fragrance. Strong growing with a more upright habit than many other David Austin Roses, 4' tall by 3' wide or, if trained as a climber, 8' tall. Noted for its season long bloom, highly disease resistant foliage and exceptional hardiness.

Rosa David Austin Olivia Rose Austin 175

 Rosa David Austin ‘Olivia Rose Austin’ New 2018     Named after the daughter of David Austin Jr., 'Olivia Rose' has a classic Old Rose formation, beginning as cupped buds and gradually opening to become shallowly cupped rosettes of soft pink. These have a strong fragrance with a distinct fruity edge that contrast beautifully with the delicate nature of the flowers. Vigorous, versatile and an excellent repeat bloomer, its foliage is glossy and is one of the most disease-resistant varieties grown by this world renowned English Rose breeder.

Knock Out Roses

Rosa Coral Knock Out

Rosa Coral Knock Out® New 2018     Brilliant color and superior disease resistance make this latest addition to the Knock Out® Rose family an exciting choice for home gardeners and professionals alike. Shiny, deep green foliage serves as the backdrop for rich orange to coral flowers that bloom from spring through fall. 4-5’ tall, Zone 5.

Rosa Double Knock Out®   More compact than ‘Knockout’, with a dense, rounded form, 2-3ft. tall by 3-4ft. wide and loaded with deep, pinkish-red, double flowers all summer. High disease resistance. Zone 4.

'Double Pink Knockout' 175

Rosa Double Pink Knock Out®   A prolific bloomer with loads of double, hot pink, 3in. flowers from May to October over dense, deep green foliage. Both 'Double Pink Knock Out' and the single-flowered 'Pink Knockout' are exceptionally fine roses and, in choosing between the two, it's simply a matter of preferring a double or a single petaled bloom. You can't go wrong with either. 'Double Pink Knockout' is 3-4' tall and wide. Zone 4.

Rosa Knock Out®      This 2000 AARS winner is aptly named, with its non-stop flow of deep cherry red flowers throughout the summer. Plus, it's drought tolerant, disease resistant, Japanese beetle resistant, and cold hardy! Compact form. One of the hardiest and carefree roses to be found with a "look" that's instantly recognizable in the landscape. Zone 4.

Rosa Peachy Knock Out® New 2018  Don't let the delicate color of this new addition to the Knockout® Rose family fool you. While the flower color is a peachy pink shade built on the combination of pink color on the outside of the flower and a sunny yellow flower center, the pastel shade masks a rose that is a landscape work horse with strong disease resistance and the ability to bloom like crazy from spring through fall. 3-4’ tall. Zone 4.

Rosa Pink Knock Out®    Single, elegant pink flowers begin opening in late May and just keep coming without deadheading until fall. 3-4' tall and wide, with deep green, shiny, disease resistant foliage. Beautiful and carefree. Excellent hardiness, zones 4-10.  

Rosa White Knock Out 175

Rosa White Knock Out® New 2018    Strong growth and excellent disease resistance along with an unending succession of single white flowers characterize this rose. Pure white flowers with prominent golden stamens bloom from May through October. Think of White Out® as a more compact, vigorous 'Iceberg' will have that kind of effect in the garden. In fact, the breeder feels it's the best white shrub rose that has been introduced in decades. Try it yourself in groups to form a mass of white bloom that is even more pronounced for being set against the nearly black green foliage.  Dense, compact, 3-4’ tall. Zone 4. 

Other Shrub Roses

Rosa glauca 175 2016 best

Rosa glauca (rubrifolia)     Strong growing purple colored, gracefully arching canes are clad with smoky, blue-gray foliage and further adorned with sweet, single, 1", clear pink flowers in May-June. 5-7' tall with an upright, arching habit. Zone 2.

Rosa hugonis 250

Rosa hugonis (Father Hugo Rose)  The Father Hugo rose grows 6 to 8' tall with an upright arching habit and finely textured foliage. The single flowers are a lovely canary yellow, 2" wide, profusely borne in May-June. Tolerates poor dry soil. Intoduced in 1899. Hardy to zone 4.

Rosa 'Oso Easy Paprika' 175

Rosa ‘Oso Easy® Paprika’     Low and mounding, 1-2ft. tall with loads of spicy, reddish-orange, single blooms accentuated with a bright yellow eye. Glossy green foliage emerges with a hint of red in the new growth and exhibits exceptionally high resistance to mildew and black spot. Zone 5.

Rosa Oso Easy® Lemon Zest     A Proven Winners selection which, after years of evaluation, emerged as “the” yellow rose that lived up to the demands of season-long brilliant color and excellent disease-resistance. Sunny, canary yellow flowers do not fade to white and really light up against the glossy green foliage. It’s free-flowering, producing lots of buds which open to self-cleaning flowers. Excellent disease-resistance and a strong reblooming nature make it easy to find room for this little beauty in any sunny garden. 18”-30” high by 18”-30” wide. Zone 5.

Raspberry Rogostar 175

Rosa Raspberry Rugostar®     A true groundcover version of the popular Rugosa rose with deep pink blooms that cover this low growing plant, beginning in June and lasting throughout the warm months. Flowers have a light clove fragrance. Rugged and undemanding in average or better soil of reasonable moisture levels and a sunny exposure. Particularly useful for massing as groundcover. Also effective as barrier plants and as complements to perennial and shrub borders. Hardy and disease tolerant. Zone 4.

Brilliant Veranda 175

Rosa Veranda® Brilliant   Chosen #6 in the top 10 picks in rose trials at UGA,( 10 roses). “Gorgeous”, “luscious”, “flowing and exceedingly eye-catching” are some of the compliments paid to this terrific new rose. It’s small, in line with the current trend in rose breeding, only 2’ tall by 3’ wide with glossy, disease resistant foliage that supports a nonstop display of perfectly formed, brilliant orange, floribunda type blooms. Small enough to be grown in a container placed by pool or patio and well suited for a spot in the mixed perennial border. Very effective planted in groups for dazzling visual impact. Hardy to 5a, possibly 4b.





Location of the Nursery:
Bay State Perennial Farm
36 State Road (Routes 5 & 10)
Whately, MA 01093
(413) 665-3525


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P.O.Box 706
N. Hatfield, MA 01066



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