Day 2 – National Rose Month

'Veteran's Honor' hybrid tea

This is a wonderful hybrid tea.
Very little disease and wonderful classic hybrid tea buds and blooms.
Have seen this rose win ‘Queen’ at many rose shows.
These were for my wife. Which made me ‘King’, if but for a day……
It’s National Rose Month.
Your local Rose Society and the American Rose Society has resources to get you growing!
Check out a listing of local societies on the ARS website.

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 and on his popular website;, 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 Day 2 – National Rose Month

  1. HolleyGarden says:

    >Love that you're doing rose a day for June! I have swooned over this rose's pictures in other people's gardens. It is really gorgeous.


  2. Jennifer says:

    >I have lots of pink and white roses so this one's color grabs me! Be-a-utiful!


  3. Jeannie B. says:

    >A very pretty rose! I look forward to your day of roses. Are all the roses in your garden?


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