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Jun 8, 2013 1:26 PM CST
|Some pics from today.|
Just starting so not in full swing yet,
Peonies starting to bloom too!
Jun 8, 2013 3:33 PM CST
|I love the petals on Fimbriata!|
Jun 8, 2013 6:02 PM CST
|Aren't they pretty! Porkpal's right. The petals on Fimbriata are really special. They look like they've been trimmed with pinking shears.|
Your Polareis is so pink this year!
Jun 9, 2013 6:32 AM CST
Zuzu I think the pink is because our weather has been more cool. It fades to white.
Fimbriata is cute isn't it?
Name: aka GardenQuilts
Pocono Mountains, PA
Jun 9, 2013 7:46 AM CST
|You have to wait even longer than I do for blooms. They are lovely. My peonies just finished blooming and are in their pots to move! My big one broke a bit while I was digging it out. Two very excited friends got starter pink peonies for their gardens. |
I like the Harrison Yellow. Does it have problems with blackspot?
My Austin yelllows are very vulnerable to blackspot. Julia Child is less vulnerable, but still needs spray and systemic to have nice leaves.
Jun 9, 2013 12:55 PM CST
|Andi you keep Peonies in pots?! I didn't know you could do that!|
Harrison's Yellow is very disease resistant but a once bloomer.
I've pretty much shovel pruned all my roses that get a lot of BS.
I don't mind if they get it late in the season but won't tolerate it early in the season.
That's why I grow a lot of Rugosas. Pretty much disease free roses with no spraying.
Jun 11, 2013 5:42 PM CST
|pics from today|
Jun 11, 2013 6:19 PM CST
|so girly pink and beautiful|
Jun 11, 2013 9:18 PM CST
|Sue a lot of the most hardy roses are pink.|
Thats why I have so many of them.
Jun 11, 2013 9:59 PM CST
|I too have a lot of pink roses as it is the most common color among the Old Garden Roses.|
I really like that Centifolia "Village Maid" - frowsy petals and bi-colored too!
Jun 12, 2013 5:30 PM CST
|I love the bi-color Centifolia too!|
Pink = hardy.
Only large flowering repeat climber for me is Louise Odier (see below)
Jun 12, 2013 5:37 PM CST
|Look at how tiny Fimbrita's blossoms are compared to the stand sized Rugosa blossoms next to it.|
Jun 14, 2013 11:24 PM CST
|Pics from today. Awesome rose crop this year and Rose Chafers low! (so far)|
Apple Jack blooms all summer til hard frost.
The most carefree Griffith Buck rose I've grown
Its loaded with buds.
Loving my striped Centifolia!
Delicata nice for a not so big Rugosa.
Don't plant by back door.
This is trimmed back.
Jun 15, 2013 6:58 AM CST
|What a lovely display!|
Jun 15, 2013 7:02 AM CST
|Thank you! June is a great time for the roses!|
Jun 15, 2013 1:38 PM CST
|I'm enchanted with my bi-color Centifolia this year.|
Obviously it liked our abundant spring rains and is covered with buds and blossoms this year!
Jun 15, 2013 1:50 PM CST
|When I open the back door Lillian Gibson slaps me in the face and Constance Spry beckons me to come take a whiff.|
Constance is BIG girl!
Her blossoms reaching skyward.
Russell's Cottage Rose has hundreds of buds starting to pop!
One monster shrub rose runs into another for a clash of color!
Jun 15, 2013 1:56 PM CST
|Oh yah...almost forgot....|
8 week old English Lops looking for their forever home.
Jun 15, 2013 2:11 PM CST
|As much as I love your photos of roses, I have to give the bunnies first prize. Those are the cutest bunnies in the entire world!|
Jun 15, 2013 3:22 PM CST
zuzu said:As much as I love your photos of roses, I have to give the bunnies first prize. Those are the cutest bunnies in the entire world!
Well my roses aren't getting much of a response but I knew the buns would.