Category Archives: Old Blush

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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First Bloom 2014 – Old Blush

Rose gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares the first bloom of the season from his Alabama Rose Garden. Continue reading

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Old Blush, The Iris Parade & Georgia On My Mind

The Redneck Rosarian shares photos of his irises in bloom and about a recent trip to Atlanta to speak at the Greater Atlanta Rose Soceity Continue reading

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Spring Garden Walk

What a difference a couple of weeks makes in the garden. The warm temps (80’s) in March have caused our roses to begin early. I actually pruned most of my roses pretty hard this year and did not expect to … Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – Springtime in Alabama

More unseasonably warm weather this week produced some lovely springtime blooms. Here’s what’s blooming this week: ‘Climbing Pinkie’ – Climbing Polyantha ‘Old Blush’ – China Rose ‘Social Climber’ – Climbing Rose ‘Cotton Candy’ Tall Bearded Iris ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Floribunda ‘Mary Rose’ … Continue reading

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Blooming Monday – Spring In Alabama

Spring has arrived in a big way. It seems that many things have bloomed out all at once. As previously posted, my first rose to bloom this year was ‘Mary Rose’, since then a few others are also beginning to share some … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – ‘Old Blush’ (circa 1751)

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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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