The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood has a two-fold purpose: provide a beautiful garden of roses for Cheekwood visitors to enjoy, but primarily to function as a teaching garden for new and experienced rosarians.
The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood is at full bloom. The new photos in the slide show illustrate the diversity of the garden, including an 1888 polyantha, a beautiful red shrub rose, a yellow blend miniature, and a highly rated hybrid tea.
This photo gallery is as of August 30, 2021 (thanks to Bob Bowen for the new photos).
Enjoy our gallery of the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden as it evolved in 2020 from being sheltered in place, to its summer-time peak and on into being but to bed for the winter. This gallery is as of November 9, 2020.
A variety of types of roses are planted in the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden. Because it is a hands-on teaching garden, roses are removed and new varieties added back to teach how to plant a rose. The list of roses in the garden change – click here for the table of the roses that are currently in the Rose Study Garden.
After many years of Nashville Rose Society meetings being held at Cheekwood, Ron Daniels, current Co-President of the NRS, wondered why there was not a rose garden on the grounds. Since one of the Nashville Rose Society priorities is rose education and a core value at Cheekwood is botanical education, it seemed a natural fit to have a study garden on site. Continue reading “The Nashville Rose Society + Cheekwood Estate and Botanical Gardens”
The Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville was opened in 2016 as a partnership between Cheekwood and the Nashville Rose Society and is dedicated exclusively to America’s official flower – the rose. For the full story of how the Garden came about, click here. Continue reading “NRS Rose Study Garden at Cheekwood”