Fairmount Cemetery is home to one of the largest known collections of “Old Garden Roses” in North America. Now you can get some to beautify your garden during the annual rose sale, Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. High Country Roses, grown right here in the Denver area will be available. There are scores of varieties from which to choose.
Look for these sought-after rose varieties – Mae Fair Pink and Beulah Blakley. The well-known Fairmount Red, JoAnn’s Pink Perpetual, Fairmount Proserpine, Fairmount Semi-double, along with many others will also be available.
Shopper will also find heirlooms, hybrid teas, miniatures, floribundas, shrubs and climbers. Look for these varieties Julia Child, Lady in Red, Morden Snow Beauty, Jeanne Lajoie and Cherry Frost along with many others.
Admittance to the rose sale is FREE, arrive early for best selection, but note that no “early birds” will be allowed in. Doors open promptly at 9 a.m.
The Rose Sale is inside the Q Event Center. Entry is located on the North side of the main office.
In addition to the sale, learn the best ways to care for your new roses with a Denver Rose Society Consulting Rosarian one hour seminar, “Growing Roses in Colorado” held at the Chapel in the Pines from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Following the seminar learn about some rose history and take a tour in the Gazebo rose garden with Matt Douglas, owner of High Country Roses. Both activities require a ticket that costs $30 per person. You can buy Roseapalooza tickets here.
430 S. Quebec St., Denver.