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The Ellipse Garden

Denver Botanic Gardens

909 York Street

Denver, Colorado 80206

303-331-4000

 

In the Ellipse garden, located between the Waring House and the Romantic Garden you’ll find many beautiful, dependable landscape roses from the former May Bonfils Stanton Memorial Rose Garden. Fragrant and long-blooming roses blend beautifully with peonies, hydrangeas, daylilies and many other perennials. The Chihuly sculpture, “Colorado,” will draw you to this magical garden where you’ll want to linger and admire the rose plants and their companions.


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Photo courtesy of Fairmount Cemetery

Fairmount Cemetery

430 South Quebec

Denver, Colorado 80247

303-499-0692

 

Fairmount Cemetery boasts over 300 roses of at least 59 varieties, many of them from the 1800's, which are seldom seen Old Garden Roses. The botanical beauties continue to be preserved through the Botanical Illustrations Program offered at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Stroll through the cemetery and view these beautiful roses!


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Hudson Gardens

6115 South Santa Fe Drive

Littleton, Colorado 80120

303-797-8565

 

Complete with a beautiful fountain pool and sitting wall, an extensive landscape renewal in 2009 transformed this Garden into a stunning and updated display of roses that thrive in the Colorado climate. The Garden features over 200 spectacular modern roses consisting of Hybrid Teas, Floribundas, Grandifloras, and Climbing Roses which adorn two east-west pergolas. The plantings are highlighted by several All-America Rose Selections and an open design in which visitors are invited to walk amongst the beds and “smell the roses.


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Photo courtesy of Glenn Howell

Jefferson County Sheriff's Complex

AARS Public Display Rose Garden

200 Jefferson County Parkway

Golden, Colorado 80401

303-271-5477

 

Over 400 varieties of approximately 1,500 rose plants and 500 perennials.


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Photo courtesy of Rebekah White

Littleton War Memorial

AARS Public Display Rose Garden

5804 South Bemis

Littleton, Colorado 80121

303-721-8478

 

800 plants of 100 varieties are displayed in formal rose beds.

 

See the interactive rose garden map! Click on each rose to view the variety.


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Photo courtesy of City of Longmont

Longmont Memorial Rose Garden

AARS Public Display Rose Garden, Roosevelt Park

700 Longs Peak Avenue

Longmont, Colorado 80501

Bill Paul, Supervisor

303-651-8450

 

Contains 190 varieties and 1,800 rose bushes.


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