Roses forum: Micro Parade August edition

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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!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Procrastinator The WITWIT Badge Region: Colorado Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover
Aug 17, 2011 1:48 PM CST
Well, the extreme heat & dry has finally broken.. well, at least slackened a little. We didn't have the unbearable 100+ like many other parts of the country, but 95+ here is quite miserable in it's own way. My roses slowed down just a bit, and now they're all coming back to bloom w/a vengeance. I did some big-time deadheading yesterday morning, we got a nice rain yesterday afternoon, and so I took some pix of some presentable roses. Most are not presentable, they're heat-scorched for the most part. But these are purdy.

Fragrant Plum - back yard (Bodybag, 2010) (oh, and my big foot)
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Gemini - front yard (Home Depot, 2010)
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Joseph's coat (along with Cardinal de Hume to the right, Dolly Parton to the lower right, 2 separate Perfume tigers above, and the two Golden Masterpieces on the upper right) Front Yard (bodybag, 2009)
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Perfume Delight - Front yard (Home Depot, 2010)
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Parfumee Melody - Front yard (Paulinos Gardens, 2010)
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Sheila's Perfume - Front yard (Home Depot, 2010)
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Sonia - Front yard (Home Depot, 2010)
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Strike It Rich - Back Yard (Tagawa Gardens, 2009)
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Summer Holiday - Back Yard (first picture also has Doris Tystermann) (English seller, 2010)
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Sunny Delite w/Escapade in the middle (sun just rising, which is why the first Sunny Delite is totally washed out) - Front Yard (Sunny Delites - Home Depot 2010, Escapade - Roses Unlimited 2009)
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Tuscan Sun - Front yard (Costco, 2009)
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White Licorice - Back Yard (Garden Valley, 2011)
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Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)!

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