Easy Elegance Shrub Roses: Bailey Nurseries, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, developed the series of roses known as Easy Elegance in 2008. They developed the plants to be easy to care for while still producing beautiful flowers. They are disease and insect resistant, cold-hardy, and durable. Easy Elegance Roses bloom all season long. They are own root roses, adding to their hardy nature. An excellent choice for beginning gardeners, these roses are as close to plant it and forget as possible.