Rosetta Disease A MUST READ for Rose Growers

Pearisburg, VA(Zone 7a)

I would like to keep this format simple and not wordy. Please list your State, then the name/type of rose that has RRD.
Please try to keep the same format so I can report this to my extension office

Virginia - Pearisburg (South West part)

2012 RRD
2 Knockout roses, well established, removed/burned
1 Ice Girl, well established, removed/burned
1 Roberta Bondar, removed/burned
1 Tropicana, removed/burned

2011 RRD
Lost 9 roses to RRD in 2011 but I must have removed the names from my rose list as I don't recall all 6 names)
1 Roberta Bondar - removed/burned
2 knockouts - removed/burned


This message was edited Jun 9, 2012 9:33 AM

Snellville, GA(Zone 7b)

Georgia - Atlanta area

2011, 2012: Cornelia - Removed infected shoots, bagged and trashed.

Irving, TX(Zone 8a)

Dallas (TX)

More than 500 infected climbing roses at the Four Season Resort (which have been removed)
At my house: lots of them in the past two years. All removed and trashed.
Varieties I can remember:
.... a lot more and I don' remember

A neighbor: Pink Knock Out Roses (at least 20 of them). She just cut down the infected branches ... disease came back.

My neighbor had 20 roses all infected badly. I know she buys only at Home Depot and Lowe's, while I don't. She removed and trashed all her roses.

Thanks - shihtzumom

Madison, AL

2012 RRD

Granville County, North Carolina (near Raleigh)

1 Pat Austin rose - removed and destroyed.

This message was edited Jun 9, 2012 1:26 PM

Pearisburg, VA(Zone 7a)

Pearisburg, VA at my mother's yard

RRD 2012
4 knockouts - large and well established, will be pulled and burned today (June 9)


Brevard, NC

RRD 2012
Lewisburg WV. 1 knockout Removed and destroyed

Irving, TX(Zone 8a)

Sadly, I am adding to the list:
Abraham Darby

Richmond, TX


Pearisburg, VA(Zone 7a)

Adding to my list today:
The Fairy 2 large bushes :(
2 Sunny Knockouts


Russell, KY(Zone 6b)

2012 RRD
Greenup County KY

3 pink double Knock-Outs well established, removed/destroyed.

Culpeper, VA(Zone 7a)

Gosh- I tore out so many last year. All removed roses bagged (double), trashed.

Virginia- Culpeper County
3 Teddy bear miniatures
1 Gemini (grafted)
1 Berries 'n Cream Climber (grafted)
3 Norwich Castle (own root) actually, 2010-likely first ones infected.
2 Rose De Retsch (own root)
2 Mozart (own root)
2 Pinata Climbers (own root)
3 Flower Carpet (apple blossom color?)
1 Climbing Eden (own root)
1 The Dark Lady (own root)
3 Tuscany Superb (own root) and one volunteer seedling
3 Scarlet Meideland (own root)
1 William Shakespeare 2000 (own root) (2012)
1 Geisha Tantau '64 (own root)
1 Herbalist (own root)
1 Celile Brunner (own root)
2 Gene Boener (grafted)
1 Red Eden (own root) (2012)
1 Gold Moss (own root)
1 Mlle Alfred Carierre (own root)
numerous multiflora roses bordering vacant property adjacent to my own, tried to kill what looked like it was close enough to my yard to legally kill.

Possible survivors, all own root: Rosa Rugosa Alba, Dainty Bess, Cuthbert Grant

This message was edited Sep 17, 2012 11:56 PM

KC Metro area, MO(Zone 6a)

Missouri-Lafayette County

1- Climbing Peace, burned in fire pit to kill it good.

Philadelphia, PA

I know this is an old thread, but I wanted to add my experience from two different states.

Delaware--New Castle County, at my mother's home

2014 RRD (all removed)
1 Climbing Don Juan
3 The Fairy
Unaffected: 1 coral hybrid tea and 1 large pink shrub rose, names unknown

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, my own garden
2014 RRD
1 Zephirine Drouhin (removed; was 20 years old).

Unaffected: David Austin roses Heritage, Perdita, Evelyn, Jayne Austin, Gertrude Jeckyll, English Garden, The Prince, The Pilgrim, Winchester Cathedral, Glamis. Also Europeana and old garden rose Fantin Latour.

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