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2017 Introductions 2017 Introductions  2017 Introductions 2017 Introductions  April 2016                                                                                                                               Grandifloras  Grandifloras  Grandifloras  Grandifloras   Hybrid Teas  Hybrid Teas   Hybrid Teas  Hybrid Teas   Floribundas   Floribundas   Floribundas   Floribundas   Climbers   Climbers   Rugosas & Foetidas  Rugosas & Foetidas                    Patio (Miniatures)










                                                Valued Customers, Rosarians, Garden Media, Gardeners All –

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                                                in disease resistance, floriferousness, and bloom longevity. All My Loving  is a
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             Table of Contents                  Our cover rose, All My Loving  is a result of turn-of-the-century hybrid improvements
                                                strong, vigorous Hybrid Tea exhibiting extensive vase-life as well as prolific blooming
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        Welcome Letter .......................................................................2
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        Weeks Roses - Research / Main Office ..............3  The Downton Abbey  Garden Rose Collection continues its popularity and we have
                                                added two new rose characters to the collection. Violet’s Pride  and Edith’s
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        Bush Cherries ............................................................................4  Darling  join Pretty Lady Rose  and Anna’s Promise  in this rose collection
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                                                inspired by the ever popular NBCUniversal series on PBS. The Downton Abbey
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             Children’s Hope  (SH)  ..........................................5
                                                collection guarantees a social event at your garden center. We tweeted and Facebooked
        Hybridizer Spotlight - Gareth Fryer .....................6  garden center open houses and parties featuring Edwardian themes, high teas, and even
                                                an event in Washington, DC, at the British Embassy gardens on Euro Day in May.
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             All My Loving  (HT)  ................................................7
                                                Joining the Easy-To-Love  series, Weeks proudly announces Easy To Please  the
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             Tropical Lightning  (CL)  .....................................8  newest and greatest addition to a proven consumer-successful series. Easy To Please
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                                                makes you laugh in wonder to see this rose machine produce blossoms massing over
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             Cupid’s Kisses  (PA/CL)  ........................................9
                                                perfect foliage again and again. It’s tough to follow an act like Julia Child or Take It
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             Easy To Please  (FL)  ...........................................10  Easy , but this pink bombshell continues the tradition as another champion landscape
                                                performer. Homeowners continue to love the freedom this collection gives them as the
        Easy-To-Love ®   Roses .......................................................11  maintenance is minimum and the reward maximum.
        Downton Abbey ®  Garden Roses ..........................12
                                                Children’s Hope  is inspired by the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation whose mission
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             Violet’s Pride  (FL)  ..............................................13  is to improve treatment, quality of life and long-term outlook of children with brain and
                                                spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and
             Edith’s Darling  (SH)  .........................................13  survivors. Each sale of Children’s Hope  helps achieve this mission with a portion of
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                                                the proceeds donated to the Foundation. This sweet rose is ideal for a smaller spot in
        Home Run  Family (SH)  .................................................14
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                                                the landscape or as a focal point in a decorative pot on a balcony or patio.
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        Happy Trails  Groundcovers ...................................15
                                                Absolutely awesome Climber, anyone? Tropical Lightning  takes your breath away.
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        Fragrant Rose Collection ...................................16-17  It has been a show stopper in our fields for three years and the phenomena has not
                                                ceased. Check out this one-of-a-kind flower exhibiting a color blend of rich sunset
        Hybrid Teas & Grandifloras (HT/GR)  ............18-43  orange while the dazzling lightning is generated by bright cream stripes with an overlay
        Floribundas (FL)  ............................................................44-57  of purple smoke creating the attitude of a stormy sky -- Excellent landscape plant with
                                                good disease resistance, too.
        Climbers (CL)  ...................................................................58-63
                                                Not to be over-shadowed, Cupid’s Kisses  an adorable Patio-Climber joins Top of
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        Rugosas & Foetidas (RG/FT)  ...............................64-65  the World  and Valentine’s Day  in Weeks’ Patio-Climber Collection. Distinctive
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                                                lipstick pink petals with a white eyes produce a plethora of blossoms from spring
        Shrubs (SH)  .......................................................................66-73
                                                through late fall. A perfect container rose for patio interest, or for confined spaces in an
        Groundcovers (GC)  ....................................................74-75  atrium or urban garden.
        Patio Roses (PA)  ...........................................................76-81  Please enjoy our catalog visiting those golden oldies as well as the new and improved
                                                introductions. And, here’s wishing you all a prosperous 2016 and summer nights filled
        Trees & Two-fer ®  Trees (TR)  ................................82-83  with the fragrance of roses.
        Product Line ...................................................................84-85
                                                Weeks Roses
        Marketing.........................................................................86-87
        Sales & Customer Service .................................88-89
        Terms & Conditions/Shipping ................................90
        Index .............................................................................................91
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