Roses forum: My first orange rose

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Name: Sue Seymour
Escanaba Michigan (Zone 5a)
Jul 20, 2016 9:14 AM CST
yesterday I went to our local shopko store and I spied this rose. It is a tree rose call gingersnap. The poor thing was tipped over in the pot and the roots were exposed. It was marked $49.99. I asked the clerk about it and she said I could have it for $12.00.
I just had to rescue it :)
I brought it home repotted it and it already looks much better, it has 4 blooms now and lots of buds. I think I might need more orange roses.

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Sue from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Jul 20, 2016 10:51 AM CST
Welcome to the forum! I'm sure you need more orange roses; you sound like a natural at rose rescue.
Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Cat Lover Dog Lover
Jul 20, 2016 2:35 PM CST
I agree Hilarious!
Name: Lyn
Weaverville, California (Zone 8a)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Garden Sages Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jul 20, 2016 2:40 PM CST
Sue ...


Just a suggestion. Don't allow it to bloom right now. Let it grow roots and plant. Once it gets it's roots under it, it will be happy to bloom.
I'd rather weed than dust ... the weeds stay gone longer.

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