Ketchup & Mustard for Thanksgiving


Ketchup & Mustard Floribunda

Today I found this bloom of ‘Ketchup & Mustard’, a beautiful red and yellow floribunda. Just in time for Thanksgiving!

I am grateful for each of you who read this blog. You have enriched my life more than you’ll ever know.

May you enjoy a blessed Thanksgiving Day with those you love. 


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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6 Responses to Ketchup & Mustard for Thanksgiving

  1. elenawill says:

    Perfect colors for the holiday! Blessed Thanksgiving to you also..


  2. Bloomin'Chick Jo says:

    So lovely, the rose and your sentiments! Thanksgiving wishes to you & yours for a beautiful holiday!


  3. roseman7stan says:

    That is one pretty rose Chris. I was tempted to buy one too. I hope you and yours have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!


  4. Lona says:

    It is one of the brightest roses in my rose garden now and I love it. Happy Thanksgiving.


  5. Showers of Roses says:

    I trust you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day celebration. Lovely rose!


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