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Boys of Summer Roses

A list of roses named for famous men who have touched our lives in very big ways add your favorite rose named for a man you love

"Neil Diamond'

'Neil Diamond' new from Weeks Roses in 2015

'Gene Boerner'

My first rose in my Illinois Gaga's floribunda Rose Garden. 'Gene Boerner' named for a WWI pilot Gene Boerner. He was known as 'Papa Floribunda' because many folks believe he is 'responsible for today's floribunda. He worked at Jackson and Perkins where he hybridized over 60 roses.

"Playboy with Bee'


'Dick Clark'

Named for Music Rock Legend Dick Clark, this is a spectacular candelabra of this showy grandiflora rose

'Uncle Joe'

The biggest sexiest rose in the rose bed.

'Mr Lincoln'

'Mr. Lincoln' A must have for every garden

"Sexy Rexy'

'Sexy Rexy' named for movie star Rex Harrison for his charming and carousing ways. ;)

  • Author of Four Seasons of Roses, Susan Fox is a consulting rosarian that speaks, grows, photographs, and shows roses and gardens. Company founder of Gaga’s Garden®, she was recently awarded the American Rose Society's (ARS) Presidential Citation "for Promoting the Rose and Rose Education Via Social Media." At her heart is a commitment to generating educational, entertaining content that profiles specific products, personalities, places and events that engage the larger audience through targeted social media campaigns. This and other acknowledgments in the gardening community has firmly established Susan as one of the most highly regarded rosarians and gardeners in the industry with a special talent for promoting garden related products, people or events via social media and content marketing. The Website at features a sample of Gaga's Garden® content and story telling graphics that keep readers coming back for more! Her breath-taking photo of Julia Child, a floribunda rose was selected for the ARS 2014 Calendar, July. Susan is an ARS National Trophy winner holding numerous local rose society awards.

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