Dunn Rose Garden
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35223

Fairhope City Rose Garden
Fairhope Ave.
Fairhope, AL 36532

David A. Hemphill Park of Roses
(Mobile Public Rose Garden)
Springdale Plaza, Airport Blvd.
Mobile, AL 36606


Sahauro Historical Ranch RoseGarden
9802 North Fifty-ninth Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302

Valley Garden Center Rose Garden
1809 North 15th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Gene C. Reid Rose Garden
900 South Randolph Way
Tucson, AZ 85716
520-791-4874 ext. 215


Kirkland Rose Garden
8102 Westwood
Little Rock, AR 72204

State Capitol Rose Garden
Arkansas State Capitol
Little Rock, AR 72201


Huntington Library, Arts Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, Southern California
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108

A broad collection of historic and modern roses, with a total of approximately 3,000 rose plants covering around 1,200 varieties.

The Rose Gardens, Berkeley
1200  Euclid Avenue, across from Codornices Park,
between Bay View Place & Eunice Street, Northeast Berkeley, CA

The Berkeley Rose Garden is considered by many, to be the finest rose garden in Northern California with its 3,000 rose bushes and 250 varieties of roses.
The main section of the rose garden is designed like an amphitheater, with wide stone terraces facing magnificent views of San Francisco Bay.  The rose bushes were arranged one color per terrace, from shades of red at the top through bronze and pink to yellow and white at the bottom. Mid-may is the best time to visit the Rose Garden.

The Rose Acres Nursery, Diamon Springs

Quarryhill Botanical Garden, near the town of Glen Ellen Sonoma County, California (an hour north of San Francisco)
A botanical garden founded in 1987 for the conservation, study and cultivation of the flora of Asia. Today, Quarryhill is home to one of the largest collections of scientifically documented, wild-source Asian plants in North America and Europe, many of which represent ancestors of horticultural favorites found throughout the western world. The garden has sponsored expeditions to China, Japan, and other temperate Asian regions to gather wild origin seed of interesting rare Asian plants, among which roses from China, Japan and the Himalayas.

Rancho Camulos, Southern California

Sacramento Historic Rose Garden in Sacramento's Historic City Cimetry

1000 Broadway in Sacramento, California

Dedicated to the preservation of California's heritage roses, the Historic Rose Garden contains nearly 500 antique and old garden roses with particular emphasis on those roses found in abandoned sites, homesteads, cemeteries, and roadsides throughout northern California.

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Guadalupe River Park & Gardens
Spring & Taylor Streets
San Jose, CA

The University of California Botanical Garden, California

The Exposition Park Rose Gardens, Los Angeles

701 State Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Roses of Yesterday and Today, Watsonville

The Pageant of Roses Garden, Whittier

3888 South Workman Mill Rd.
Whittier, CA 90601
310-692-1212 ext. 300


Longmont Memorial Rose Garden, Longmont
Roosevelt Park
700 block of Bross St.
Longmont, CO 80501


Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens, Hartford
This municipally operated rose garden is a two and a half acre garden which has about 800 varieties of roses that amount to 15,000 plants.

Norwich Memorial Rose Gardens, Norwich
Mohegan Park
400 Rockwell St.
Norwich, CT 06360

District of Columbia

United States Botanic Garden, Washington DC
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington DC


Florida Southern College, Florida


Rose Test Garden, Thomasville
Covington Avenue & Smith Avenue at Cherokee Lake


Chicago Botanic Gardens

Washington Park Rose Gardens, Springfield
The Washington Park Botanical Garden contains variety of gardens, including a 5,000 plant rose garden, the largest of its kind in central Illinois.


The Lakeside Rose Garden, Fort Wayne
Krider Nurseries Inc., Middlebury
Richmond Rose Gardens, Richmond


Vander Veer Park Rose Gardens, Davenport
Greenwood Park Rose Gardens, Des Moines


The Rose and Trial Garden, Topeka


The Memorial Rose Garden, Louisville
Kentucky Memorial Rose Garden
Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center
Louisville, KY 40232-7130


Armstrong Park Rose Garden, Louisiana
A large city park, located in the French Quarter and started by volunteers in 1992 contains 85 different types of roses: 12 Chinas, 12 Noisettes, 30 Hybrid Musks and 15 Teas.

Heritage Rose Foundation Garden at the American Rose Center, Shreveport

Hodges Gardens, Many


The Rose Circle, Portland


Rosehill Farm Nursey, Galena


The James P. Kelleher Rose Gardens, Boston


The Frances Park Memorial Rose Garden, Lansing


The Lyndale Park Rose Gardens, Minneapolis
4125 East Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55409


The Capana Park Rose Display Gardnes, Cape Girardeau
The Municipal Rose Gardens, Kansas City
The Missouri Botanic Gardens, St Louis

Missoula Memorial Rose Garden
700-800 Brooks St.
Missoula, MT 59806


The Memorial Park Rose Gardens, Omaha


Municipal Rose Gardens, Reno

New Hampshire

Fuller Gardens Rose Gardens, North Hampton

Lowe's Rose Gardens, Nashua

Lowe's Roses
Nashua, New Hampshire
603 888-2214

New Jersey

The Rudolf van der Goot Rose Gardens, Colonial Park Arboretum, East Millstone
The Jack D. Lissemore Rose Gardens, Tenafly

New York

Cranford Rose Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Kelly Bros. Nurseries, Dansville
The Queens Botanic Gardens, Flushing
The Maplewood Park Rose Gardens, Rochester
Central Park Rose Garden
The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden, The Bronx

North Carolina

Raleigh Municipal Rose Gardens


The Michael H. Hovath Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, Wooster
The Park of Roses, Columbus


The Municipal Rose Garden, Tulsa
Charles E. Sparks Rose Garden, Oklahoma City


The International Rose Test Garden, Portland
Owen Memorial Rose Garden, Eugene


The Rose Gardens, Hershey
The Gardens, Kennett Square, Longwood
Robert Pyle Memorial Gardens, West Grove

Sout Carolina

Hampton Park, South Carolina
Edisto Gardens, Orangeburg


The Municipal Rose Gardens, Memphis


The Municipal Rose Garden, Tyler
Antique Rose Emporium, Brenham
Samuell-Grand Municipal Rose Garden, Dallas
Houston Municipal Rose Garden


The Municipal Rose Gardens, Salt Lake City


Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden, Arlington
Léonie Bell Noisette Rose Garden, Virginia
The Botanic Garden Rose Garden, Norfolk


The Manito Gardens, Spokane
Woodland Park Rose Gardens, Seattle

West Virginia

The Ritter Park Gardens, Huntington


The Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corner

External links:
Heritage Rose Foundation
: a garden and landscape guide
Berkeley Landmarks - Municipal Rose Garden
Roseraie de l'Hay's website
La Bonne Maison

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Unless otherwise specified photos on this page © Alessandro Carocci Buzi and Lilly's Rose Garden.
Famous Rose Gardens in the US

For Famous Rose Gardens in the rest of the world, 
see: Famous Rose Gardens
Beautiful American Rose Gardens
by Mary Tonetti Dorrahor,
Richard Felber

More information:
Roses in Modern Garden
by Sally Court

More information:
Lilly's Rose Garden - Ideas for planning and designing your Rose Garden
The Rose in Literature
Botany of Roses
Roses around the World