>"The Fairy" – Polyantha Rose


“The Fairy” rose is a beautiful little rose with many fine qualities.
A profusion of blooms
Great foliage (for Jim) 🙂

This rose is an Earth Kind rose.
Field tested at the University of Texas A & M, this rose
seems to thrive on neglect.
The first month after planting this rose, we watered to help get it established.
Since, we neither sprayed or watered our Earth Kind roses and they are thriving.
On these roses, I don’t seem to mind a yellowing leaf here and there.

They also look nice in vase.

About Chris VanCleave - America's Favorite Rose Gardener

Christopher R. VanCleave – America’s Favorite Rose Gardener Nicknamed "The Redneck Rosarian”, Chris VanCleave is passionate about gardening and growing roses. He is an active member of the Birmingham chapter of the American Rose Society, serving two terms as President. In 2007, he created the Rose Chat Podcast which has reached over a half a million listeners with news and information on growing on growing the world’s most beloved flower, the rose. He was a contributor to the 2015 Southern Living Gardening Book, has appeared on P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home television show and was featured in the June 2015 issue of Southern Living Magazine. Locally, Chris serves as Chairman of the Helena Alabama Beautification Board where he has spearheaded efforts to create a sustainable landscape in one of the top one hundred places to live in the United States. His writing is seen at About.com and on his popular website; RedneckRosarian.com, where he chronicles his gardening adventures and explores an intrinsic mix of life, faith and gardening. An agent of change with over 20 years’ experience in process innovation, Mr. VanCleave is leading the charge to reinvigorate horticultural societies and helping them to reach their full potential in the social media age.
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2 Responses to >"The Fairy" – Polyantha Rose

  1. >Dear Chris, Thrives on neglect, eh? m.m.m… I think I'll look into this little cutie. Pam


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