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Feb 8, 2010 4:33 AM CST
|When I began to collect roses the gallicas caught my eye because of all the stripes and speckles...they are sometimes called 'the mad gallicas' I didn't know then that they need more cold than is usually found in Texas...this year should be a good year for them as it has been colder than usual.|
This is Cramoisi des Alpes.
a found gallica that used to be sold by ARE it does pretty well here.
Feb 8, 2010 4:35 AM CST
|Another found gallica...this is Crimson Gallica.|
Feb 8, 2010 4:38 AM CST
|Got to have a picture of the cat...|
Feb 8, 2010 4:47 AM CST
|Tricolore de Flanders it is a gallica that does not like it here, it died but before leaving, it gave me this bloom...isn't it lovely?|
Feb 8, 2010 4:48 AM CST
|Got to go, thunderstorms are all around us, so have to shut the computer down.|
Feb 8, 2010 10:18 AM CST
|Melva - wanna trade? I'll take your thunderstorms, you take my snow! :)|
Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)! http://www.etsy.com/shop/Tweet...
Feb 8, 2010 9:43 PM CST
|Not sure what this one is...|
Feb 8, 2010 11:10 PM CST
|Beautiful foliage on these, Melva, and that's always been my favorite picture of Horsie, looking at the photographer with such love. He really adored you.|
Feb 9, 2010 12:00 AM CST
|Thanks..it was a mutual admiration society...but since I was always taking the picture, we just have his side.|
In the picture is Penelope a hybrid musk (white one) and Canary Island Gallica (purple)
Feb 11, 2010 10:55 PM CST
|Belle de Crecy, another Gallica. This one grew into such an enormous monster that I gave it to my friend Joanne, who has 10+ acres of land. I think I planted 4 or 5 hybrid teas in the space it had once taken up.|
Feb 11, 2010 11:00 PM CST
|Cardinal de Richelieu, another huge Gallica. Quite beautiful, with a unique combination of purple and beige in the blooms, but prone to attract every pest in your garden and gardens far away. This is where my curculio weevil infestations start.|
Mar 16, 2010 2:07 PM CST
|Look at this gallica! I am hoping to get it from Vintage...|
but first, I need to sell some of my rooted roses...anyone want to see the list?