J.P. Connell - Cold Hardy Rose

J.P. Connell - Cold Hardy Rose

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Shrub Rose - J. P. Connell

Shrub (Explorer Series, 1987)

Fragrant, pale yellow double flowers begin with hybrid tea form, then open to expose the stamens. June flowering with some repeat bloom throughout the season. Vigorous upright shrub growing 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.

This rose is the only member of the Canadian Explorer series to not be named after an explorer. J.P. Connell (1926 – 2012) was a noted Canadian public servant, serving as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture in the 1980’s.

Hardiness Zone: Zone 3

Height: 4-6ft

Width: 4-6ft

Bloom Type: Double (17-25 Petals)

Color: Yellow – Medium

Fragrance: Light Fragrance

At Wildwood, we aim to make sure every plant arrives healthy and safe to your door in time for your planting period. Here is what you can expect after placing your order!


Rose orders will be shipped with wood shavings in the package to help insulate and protect the roots from the cold weather and movement during shipping. Wood shavings can be repurposed in the garden or composted upon receiving your order! 

Shipping Schedule

The shipment of your order will follow our approximate schedule found below where timing will be dependent on what is being shipped, your planting zone, and the current weather conditions for shipping.

 Zone Earliest Shipping Time
1-3 Mid May
4-5 Late April
6 Early to Mid April
7-9 Early to Mid April

All times listed are the earliest dates shipping can start in that zone. Shipping times can change due to harsh weather conditions or supplier delays if they occur.


Not sure what planting zone you are? Check the map here or visit Natural Resources Canada to find the hardiness zone in your Municipality.

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