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From March 23 through mid-July, Select Roses is open:
10 am to 5 pm
CLOSED Mondays

We are now OPEN for the season.

Our address:

22771 38 Avenue
Langley, BC V2Z 2G9
Tel. 604-530-5786
Fax. 604-530-5786


Honours in Summer - Liberator Rose

Each summer the good folks at Bierkreek Rose Nursery in The Netherlands host a rose festival. This summer, in anticipation of the 70th anniversary of liberation, they chose one of my Canadian-bred roses to name in honour of the mainly Canadian soldiers who played an important role in freeing the area from German occupation.

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Rose for the Langley Animal Protection Society

We are thrilled to let you know that the rose naming we donated to the Langley Animal Protection Society (LAPS) for the organization's Furry Tail Endings Gala was the highest single bid item of the evening!

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A Rose with Great Flavour!

Earlier this month the new floribunda rose Bon Appétit was baptized by Edwin and Blanche Vinke, chiefs of De Kromme Watergang, a restaurant with two so-called Michelin stars.

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Interview with Steve Whysall of the Vancouver Sun

This week, Steve Whysall of the Vancouver Sun newspaper took some time to talk roses with us. Our chat was podcast online, and more details were covered in his weekly gardening column.

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Pruning Seminars & VRS Weekend

Don't miss these informative spring events at Select Roses!

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New at Select Roses this Spring

Thanks to the work of top rose breeders worldwide, and our close relationship with them, we are able to bring you an unprecedented selection of roses that have a high resistance to disease, combined with beautiful flowers and many with outstanding fragrance!

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Springy Celery Soup

While we wait for spring, here's something warming to enjoy....

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Roses by sea and by air

The largest single collection from any one Canadian hybridizer (or even consortium) has just been sent overseas for testing on the global market. Budwood from Select Roses' varieties, all bred by Brad Jalbert, made its way to Bierkreek Rose Nursery in the Netherlands, and was sent on to New Zealand thereafter. We hope that even a few of these varieties will become international favourites.

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How to Hybridize Roses, with Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman is a rose enthusiast, author, and grower from South Carolina. He contributes to Fine Gardening Magazine, and works with us here at Select Roses to get some of our varieties out to growers throughout North America and the world! This summer, we created a little video, together, that explains the process of hybridizing roses.

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