Tag Archives: Francis Meilland

How The Rose Became Our National Flower

Read how the rose became our national flower from America’s Favorite Rose Gardener, Chris VanCleave Continue reading

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Biltmore International Rose Trials 2014

Rose Gardening expert Chris VanCleave shares his recent experience as a judge on the international jury of the Biltmore International Rose Trials, held in Asheville, North Carolina. Continue reading

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Springtime in Alabama – Prime Rose Planting Weather

Cultivating Life & Roses in the Deep South. – The Redneck Rosarian – Creator & Host of Rose Chat Radio the only show dedicated to growing roses. Continue reading

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Welcome Ladies! Fall Garden Tour

It’s always fun to give garden tours. Especially when its my own garden. These ladies wanted fragrant roses and our bloom of Francis Meilland hybrid tea saved the day! Continue reading

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Garden Walk Video – October

October is here and our rose garden is winding down for the year. I’m not sure how many more posts we’ll have of blooms from the garden so I took a stroll this morning  and this is what I found … Continue reading

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A Vision In White – White Roses In Bloom This Week

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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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‘Francis Meilland’ Hybrid Tea – 2013 AARS Winner

Each year the AARS (All-American Rose Selections) announces a list of winners that have proven in trials to be of superior quality.  This year, the sole winner is ‘Francis Meilland‘, a beautiful pink hybrid tea, that is said to grow … Continue reading

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