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Double Knockouts Bring Autumn Joy


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Saturday’s are a Knockout!

Our ‘Blushing Knockout’ is in its glory this week. By far it is our best performing of the 12  knockout shrubs we have. This rose has formed a very round and disease free shrub now standing almost 5 ft tall!  

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GBBD & Fertilizer Friday!

    Happy Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day! Check out other garden bloggers photos at It’s also Fertilizer Friday! Check out other’s who “flaunt their flowers” at

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Day 26 – National Rose Month

Knock Out Shrub – Red Blend ARS Rating – 8.5   Everytime I feature a knock out rose on my blog, my wife snorts.. Not at the rose, at me. I was a reluctant to plant these landscape roses in my garden … Continue reading

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>New Roses For My Garden

>Since the recent Birmingham Botanical Gardens Plant Sale, I have acquired several new roses.(2 from the sale) They are as follows: 1 – Old Blush – China Rose1- Climbing Pinkie3 – Sunny Knockouts3 – Queen Elizabeth – Grandiflora (In honor … Continue reading

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>"Bloomin Friday" – Early Blooms

> Mutabilis – China Rose – Day 1 Mutabilis – China Rose – Day 3I love the way this China rose changes color on bush! Rainbow Knockout – Shrub Rose Burgundy Iceberg – Floribunda

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>First Bloom 2011 – Red Knockout

> “Knockout” – Red – Shrub Rose We returned from our Spring Break on the Alabama Gulf Coast to a pleasant surprise. Our very first rose bloom of the season! It was the bloom of a red “Knockout” rose. Last … Continue reading

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>Rainbow "Knockout"

> In my final installment on Knockout roses, the Rainbow “Radcor” knockout is my least favorite. I planted two bushes in the Pink rose bed in early spring and not much has happened since. Their growth has been lackluster to … Continue reading

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>Blushing "Knockout"

>If I had to pick a favorite Knockout rose, I think it would be Blushing Knockout. “Radyod” forms a very nice shrub and always has a bloom. The first year in my garden, this rose grew in a pot on … Continue reading

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>Double "Knockout" Red

>Today’s installment of Knockout Roses are the double red variety. “RADtko” forms nice shrubs and blooms nicely. I would like to note that the double variety does not repeat as often as the single. It is not in constant state … Continue reading

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