Category Archives: Rose Reviews

Cherry Pie – OSO Easy Roses – Proven Winners

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New Rose – ‘Butter Me Up’ Miniature

Tina made a recent trip to S & W Greenhouse in White House, Tn. She called as she left there and said “I think I have a problem. I bought a dozen new roses and don’t think I have enough … Continue reading

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First Bloom – Winchester Cathedral

I was delighted to see our first bloom of Winchester Cathedral this morning. I purchased this rose at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale in April. It was in a two quart pot and I left it there until … Continue reading

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Guides For Selecting Roses

I have been giving a lot of thought lately to how well my roses are performing in my garden. I am beginning to ask myself, am I really buying roses that will perform well in my “neck of the woods”? I have … Continue reading

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First Bloom – ‘Francis Meilland’ Hybrid Tea

After having planted this rose about a month ago, I didn’t expect to see a bloom this soon. As you may recall, this is a new rose being introduced in 2013 and I was lucky enough to have been given … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Guadalupe – Floribunda

With the recent rains, we have seen our roses bounce back considerably. We originally had three shrubs of ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe” and lost one this spring. They were planted in a row and the middle one died. I replaced it with … Continue reading

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Grow Floribundas For Maximum Bloom Impact

I have always been a fan of floribundas. But it was my wife who suggested we plant as many as we have now. At last count, 20.  She loves to see a garden in glorious bloom for three seasons out … Continue reading

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Great Garden Rose – ‘Artistry’ – Hybrid Tea

I first admired this rose in the garden of a friend. It’s coral colored blooms jumped out at me as I strolled through her garden of 100 or so roses. Upon inquiry I was immediately told that this was ‘Artistry’, … Continue reading

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New Rose Arrivals – 2012

This week brought the arrival of more roses to my doorstep….. This shipment was from S & W Greenhouse, WhiteHouse, TN. With this delivery, I now have 100 roses growing on my small subdivision lot.  Cannot wait to see them … Continue reading

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First Rose Delivery of 2012 – ‘R.K. Witherspoon’ – Hybrid Tea

It felt like Christmas all over again when I arrived at home yesterday. A large box was sitting on my doorstep.  It was the first rose delivery of 2012. A rose from Witherspoon Rose Culture in Durham, NC.  The rose … Continue reading

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