St. Patrick – Hybrid Tea – National Rose Month


We are seeing some nice blooms on our newly planted shrubs of St. Patrick hybrid teas. Known for their heat tolerance, they seem to love our already hot Alabama climate…  


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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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7 Responses to St. Patrick – Hybrid Tea – National Rose Month

  1. I love yellow roses! Our climate in Oklahoma is super hot as well. I find that roses and crepe myrtles are about the only plants that survive the heat! What are some others I could plant? Last year it got up to 119 degrees it was unbelievable!!!


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  3. Lona says:

    Now that is a pretty one Chris. I love the shape of this one.


  4. Hiddenrose says:

    Beautiful! love the color! 🙂


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