We understand Weeks has been sold to a new company that will continue selling the Weeks brand.Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.,
offers more than 250 varieties of popular and unusual roses. Every year, beginning in early December, they ship over 4 million bareroot roses
throughout the United States.Tom Carruth
directs Weeks' Research Department. Each year, they hand-pollinate about 24,000 flowers to produce around 200,000 seeds. After an 8- to 10-year evaluation period, only about 3 or 4 varieties emerge from the group as truly superior and market-worthy.
[From On Their Own... And Growing Well
, by Dick Streeper, p. 24:] Jackson & Perkins and Weeks Roses [are
] two of the largest garden growers in America with a current combined production of about 16 million plants per year and 32 percent of the total US garden rose production...Weeks Roses
are available (in the US) from the following mail-order sources: Butner's Old Mill Nursery, Carroll Gardens, Edmunds' Roses, Garden Valley Ranch Nursery, J.W. Jung Seed Company, Sam Kedem Greenhouse & Nursery, Petaluma Rose Company, Regan Nursery, Royall River Roses, Spring Hill Select Roses, Stanek's Nurseries, Wayside Gardens, White Flower Farm, Witherspoon Rose Culture.