Category Archives: Mutabilis

And So It Begins – Bloom Season

The long awaited bloom season has arrived. Slowly at first, but now with the days advancing more and more of our cherished roses are beginning to shine.   First Bloom of Climbing Pinkie – Climbing Polyantha – Earth Kind   … Continue reading

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Cooler Temps, Vibrant Blooms

The season’s most vibrant blooms of the season have begun! Continue reading

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Sunday’s Blooms

Rose expert Chris VanCleave shares a few remaining blooms from his rose garden. Notice the depth and vibrancy of color that is so often the case with autumn blooms. Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – What’s Blooming This Week In My Alabama Garden

I hope everyone enjoyed a glorious Easter Day. We could not have had more perfect weather here in Alabama. Bright sunny skies and temps in the 70’s.  Our English and Old Garden Roses are really blooming this week. Our Floribunda and Hybrid … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Fabulous ‘Mutabilis’ – China Rose

Note: This blooms of this wonderful rose change color as they age. Each bloom shown here was taken from the same bush on the same day. The color variations are marvelous. 

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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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>More Mutabilis

>In this post I will attempt to show the variation of color on the Mutabilis rose. My camera does not do it justice…… In bud, it makes you think this is a red and white rose. Day 1 – The … Continue reading

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>Monday "Mutabilis"

> “Mutabilis” This China rose is very unique. It is a rose that changes color as it ages. It starts out as a light pink, then fades to a deep crimson color. I am told that this rose is only … Continue reading

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>First Bloom – 2010 – Mutabilis

>I was so glad to finally see the first rose bloom of the season in my garden. Up at my usual 5:30 a.m., for coffee, the Birmingham News, a review of google reader (my garden blog resource), and my morning … Continue reading

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>Antique Rose Seminar – Petals From The Past

> Tina and I struck out for Jemison, Alabama early this morning to attend an Antique Rose seminar sponsored by “Petals From The Past”, a garden shop specializing in Antique Roses and old fashioned Perennials. Most of his roses are … Continue reading

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