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Please, where is the thread by Tisha Aug 5, 2018 12:52 PM 1
Heat and drought survivors. by LolaTasmania Aug 4, 2018 11:56 AM 5
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This is an Ask NGA question! My potted roses by roksee Aug 4, 2018 11:38 AM 21
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David Austin Litchfield Angel Rose Getting Eaten Alive...Help Please by EnglishAmerican1 Aug 3, 2018 12:18 PM 7
This is an Ask NGA question! DA roses by Tkhan Aug 3, 2018 8:32 AM 28
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Is my DA dying? by Mygardenisapot Aug 1, 2018 6:21 PM 7
Which mail order nurseries? Which rootstocks? by carlysuko Jul 31, 2018 4:29 PM 10
Growing Roses in the Bad Years by Kesroses Jul 31, 2018 4:03 PM 9
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'Mme. Lambard' (Lombard) by jerijen Jul 31, 2018 2:46 PM 4
Only one cane growing by carlysuko Jul 30, 2018 4:33 PM 14
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Rose blooms from today - July 23 by Beth_NorCal Jul 30, 2018 3:58 PM 15
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Let's see your garden helpers! by Mike Jul 30, 2018 8:43 AM 35
How does Lemon Fizz compare to Yellow Knock Out? by Frillylily Jul 29, 2018 4:32 PM 25
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No idea where to start by flukybloom Jul 27, 2018 9:01 PM 3
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What mini rose is this? by PineapplePeg Jul 26, 2018 11:16 PM 9
Heirloom sale, some older Austins available by ac91z6 Jul 26, 2018 6:59 PM 0
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This is an Ask NGA question! Roses failing by knockout Jul 25, 2018 5:58 PM 15
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Does TAHITIAN SUNSET change colors? by PineapplePeg Jul 25, 2018 4:18 PM 3
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Update on my late arrivals my Caribia and my Oranges and Lemons roses..... by hndmarshall Jul 25, 2018 10:40 AM 13
Mild winter not always good for normally tough bush roses by RpR Jul 23, 2018 2:41 PM 75

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Talking about Rose (Rosa 'Angel Face'), carlysuko wrote:

This rose has the most beautiful blooms. They start out in the high centered classic hybrid tea shape. The colors range from mauve to lavender. When the blooms unfurl the petals take on a lovely frilly edging to them. The blooms also take on a wonderful scent. These are the reasons I keep this rose in my garden. I have to say that the vigor of this rose is terrible, at least in my garden. It literally doesn't grow! I don't think it's even two feet.

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Talking about Rose (Rosa 'Just Joey'), oakslesly wrote:

One of my favorite roses, and I nearly lost it due to extreme summer heat. I deep watered it several times and put up an umbrella to provide some mid-afternoon shade. It is slowly coming back, but certainly dislikes full, hot sun.

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Talking about Rose (Rosa 'Scentimental'), oakslesly wrote:

This rose became a giant the second year after planting. It was five feet tall and four to five feet wide.
It was pruned back to a more manageable size, and it never really recovered. The extensive heat of summer didn't help either.
Hopefully it will thrive once (if) cooler weather ever arrives in Southern California.

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Talking about Rose (Rosa 'The Ancient Mariner'), oakslesly wrote:

I purchased two of The Ancient Mariner roses this year. The smaller one, grown on its own roots, is holding its own in spite of a very hot Southern California summer. It is happier now that an umbrella provides some shade during mid-day.

The two-gallon-sized The Ancient Mariner died. It was planted next to several other David Austin roses that are doing well. It was planted in organic potting mix (as are all my roses) due to our clay soil. It received water in the early morning, but no shade was available, so hot sun baked it daily. Very sad to say it just couldn't take the heat of our summers. Just an FYI.

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Talking about Rose (Rosa 'Munstead Wood'), oakslesly wrote:

This rose has grown in mostly shade for several years in Ventura County, Southern California. The color has been a deep purple-red, with good fragrance. Our summers continue to be blisteringly hot, and Munstead Wood appears to appreciate the mostly shade location.

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