As you know I was a little leery of a rose named after condiments, but I went ahead last fall and pre-ordered three shrubs of ‘Ketchup & Mustard’ floribundas. The prospect of a red rose with a yellow underside was quite appealing to me. They are planted in our front yard around our gas lamp post and have been a little slow to start, but now the blooms are coming and we are quite impressed. See what you think:
The jury is still out on disease resistance, its just too early to tell. But the blooms sure are pretty!