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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 1, 2012 11:55 AM CST

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May is over, leaving us with at least one question: What happened to the Roses Unlimited sale that's usually held in May?

The thumbnail photo is Vendee Imperiale.


Name: Toni
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Skiekitty
Jun 1, 2012 2:59 PM CST
No idea on the RU sale, but one of their roses that I thought I had lost as it had died 100% to the ground last winter (2010/2011) and never sprouted in 2011 is now about 12" and has 2 buds on it! IceGirl survived! And I have a bloom on my HoneySweet I got from them last year, too! Unfortunately Maria Shriver didn't make it, as Cajun Moon, Brilliant Veranda, Twilight Tryst, and a few others. I lost over 80% of RU's roses so that's it, I'm done, not ordering from them again. I love their selection, I love their roses.. they're just too small to survive without extreme babying in my area.
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 1, 2012 3:11 PM CST

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Here's a nice frog to make you feel better, Toni.

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Name: Toni
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Skiekitty
Jun 1, 2012 7:41 PM CST
FWOGGY!!! I miss the froggie pictures!! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Jun 1, 2012 9:47 PM CST
I love the frog adorned roses too!
Porkpal
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 1, 2012 10:20 PM CST

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I know you do. Smiling The name of that photo in my photo file is "For Toni and Porkpal."
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Jun 2, 2012 12:42 AM CST

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Vendee Imperiale sure is a pretty thing!

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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 2, 2012 12:45 AM CST

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Isn't it wonderful? I got it as a little band rose from Cliff when Eurodesert was still in business. He certainly carried some great roses.
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Calif_Sue
Jun 2, 2012 6:49 PM CST

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Took a few shots this afternoon, this is Yantai


Jacquenetta, a David Austin
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And I sure an enjoying Grace, also an Austin
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Austin's Lady Emma Hamilton
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and I have my first blooms on an unknown epiphylium, a gnarly looking plant most of the year, then it does this!
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I have this clematis, 'Ashva', planted with Autumn Sunset, it's just loaded with blooms and I love the color combo! Not the best shot, wrong angle of the sun.
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 2, 2012 7:05 PM CST

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I love the Ashva/Autumn Sunset combo!

Sue, does your Yantai start off with a yellow flush? Mine put out solid yellow blooms last month, but this month's blooms look like yours. Fun!
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Jun 2, 2012 7:08 PM CST

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I only took one picture of it last year, it was so small in a pot then. Much happier in the ground.
Rose (Rosa 'Yantai')
I have never seen it with solid yellow though.
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Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 2, 2012 7:57 PM CST

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Mine always puts out many yellow blooms, but look at the photos on HMF. About half are yellow and half aren't. If mine didn't produce both types of blooms, I'd suspect two different roses were being sold under this name.

http://www.helpmefind.com/gardening/l.php?l=2.6621&tab=36
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Jun 2, 2012 8:20 PM CST

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I love the peachy pink look I have now. It's a great little rose!
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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
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Skiekitty
Jun 4, 2012 10:10 AM CST
One thing about June are the storms. It stormed here pretty heavily on my side of town on Saturday afternoon, but Sunday it completely blew over & pounded the Eastern plains badly. Thumb of 2012-06-04/Skiekitty/d1a228 Thumb of 2012-06-04/Skiekitty/b4c226 Thumb of 2012-06-04/Skiekitty/35dc1b
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This area of town is known as Dove Valley, which (for now) is a beautifully undeveloped area of SE Denver near the Centennial Airport.
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Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Newyorkrita
Jun 5, 2012 2:38 PM CST
Wow, it is just so flat! You can see forever. Looks so differnt from what I am used to here.
Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
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Skiekitty
Jun 5, 2012 2:52 PM CST
Rita - That's looking out east. East is very flat. Plus that's on a hill, so you can really see for quite a ways. These shots show probably 20-25 miles.
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Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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zuzu
Jun 5, 2012 6:11 PM CST

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Don't miss the new thread I posted about the RU sale. The roses are listed on the "What's Happening at RU"
page:

http://www.rosesunlimitedownroot.com/whatsnew.htm
Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
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Skiekitty
Jun 6, 2012 9:33 AM CST
You evil creature you. I just ordered 5 (Lady X, Twilight Tryst, Solitude, & 2 English Perfumes). I had all before from RU and none made it before. This time, I'm gonna baby these beauties & hope for the best.
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Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Newyorkrita
Jun 7, 2012 11:03 AM CST
Roses blooming today.

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Lavaglut

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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Charter ATP Member Irises Salvias Xeriscape Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Skiekitty
Jun 7, 2012 11:11 AM CST
Rita - Who are the others? They're gorgeous!! I Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby that LavaGlut!!
Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TweetsnTreats

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