Black Roses


If you live in northern Utah, you might want to check your rose bushes.

Normally green with new buds, this time of year, many rose bushes are black and either dead or dying!

Horticulturist, Jerry Goodspeed, says three hundred roses at the Ogden Botanical Garden have been lost.

Look for Jerry’s post on Black Roses at

For more information or to donate: Call Kathy at the Utah State University Extension Office:


For more information on workshops, plant sales and classes go to or contact: Jerry L. Goodspeed Utah State University Extension Weber County Director – Ogden Botanical Gardens

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