Mary Rose – David Austin English Rose – National Rose Month


Mary Rose

This rose comes early and stays late. Usually among the first to flower in spring and the last to fade in fall, makes Mary Rose a real winner in our Alabama rose garden.

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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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13 Responses to Mary Rose – David Austin English Rose – National Rose Month

  1. Mona says:

    Just beautiful……


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  3. starproms says:

    It’s gorgeous. Do you know why it’s called Mary Rose?


  4. roberta4949 says:

    very pretty rose,


  5. Every time I saw roses like this, I am inspired. Nice one.


  6. debsgarden says:

    Gorgeous! I want to plant more roses…


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