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Beautiful fall blooms from rose expert Chris VanCleave’s Alabama rose garden. aka The Redneck Rosarian Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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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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“Fill The Frame Fridays” – ‘Reine des Violettes’

I hope to post a “fill the frame” photo each Friday during the bloom season. Maybe you would like to join me? Just click on the “Linky” thing at the bottom of the post and post a link to your … Continue reading

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Sunday Suprise – ‘Reine Des Violettes’

My morning garden walk revealed a suprise today, a few stunning blooms of an victorian era hybrid perpetual ; ‘Reine Des Violettes’.  This rose is very fragrant and has a beautiful cupped bloom. This rose typically puts on a big … Continue reading

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Day 14 – National Rose Month

‘Reine Des Violettes’ – Hybrid Perpetual I love old roses. They are resilient, fragrant, put on a big show in the garden and are generally pleasing overall. I am not a big fan of purple and lavender roses.  This rose … Continue reading

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>Bloom Week – Tuesday – "Reine Des Violettes" – Hybrid Perpetual

> “Reine Des Violettes” Voted most fragrant rose in my garden for 2011! Beautiful Hybrid Perpetual Only blooms once a year in my garden. Others get repeat blooms… Introduced in 1860. Queen Victoria was on the throne. Current ARS rating … Continue reading

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>Reine Des Violettes

> Today we have the first bloom of a Hybrid Perpetual rose I planted last July, Reine Des Violettes. It is quite a beauty and the fragrance is intoxicating. This is a thornless rose. So, if you are looking for … Continue reading

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>First Bloom – Reine Des Violettes

> This is our first bloom of Reine Des Violettes. It is a Hybrid Perpetual rose that was introduced around 1860. It is a beauty with a light scent. This rose also has no thorns. I look forward to its … Continue reading

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>New Roses Planted

>I finally planted some of the roses I bought recently. “Peace”- Hybrid Tea. To replace my sickly one I planted two years ago in memory of my Mother. “Double Delight”- Hybrid Tea. A beautiful rose I saw at the Rose … Continue reading

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