>"Bloomin Friday" – Early Blooms


Mutabilis – China Rose – Day 1

Mutabilis – China Rose – Day 3
I love the way this China rose changes color on bush!

Rainbow Knockout – Shrub Rose

Burgundy Iceberg – Floribunda

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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3 Responses to >"Bloomin Friday" – Early Blooms

  1. Katydid says:

    >Yay for roses! Very pretty pics. I can hardly wait for my roses to bloom.Keep those gorgeous pictures coming!


  2. >I hope your new Scentimental Roses do well for you. I love mine. I ordered a Burgundy Iceberg because I loved the white one so much last summer. After seeing yours in bloom now I am so glad that I did. It is so pretty. I also ordered 5 more roses. Ugh! Just like I need them. LOL! The Rose Garden is going to be full now.Do you have Gruss An Aachen Antique Floribunda rose? I am hoping it will do well here.


  3. >Dear Chris, How very lovely! Mine are still under snow. P x


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