What's your favorite???

kansas.girlApril 26, 2014

I want to see your favorite roses! I'm new to rose gardening and feel like I'm going to be hooked once my flowers bloom! What is your favorite?

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charleney(8a PNW)

Meilland? or Austins..

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 12:13PM
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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Whatever one is currently in full bloom usually. : )

Kate

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 12:58PM
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newhomeownerNY

Julia child's- they made it through the polar vortex unharmed and smell lovely all summer.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 1:22PM
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justkristy(8TX)

Peter Mayle...a heavy smelly hearty rose...at least he's my favorite right now;)

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 2:06PM
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sara_ann-z6bok

There are too many to say which is my favorite. I'm with Kate, what ever is blooming at the time. I have a picture of Tiffany here. It is representative of a good hybrid tea. Mine are vigorous, disease resistant, good bloom production, quick repeat and great fragrance. I have many good ones, it is just one example. Some other good hybrid teas are Pink Peace, Perfume Delight, Double Delight, Tropicana, The McCartney Rose, the list goes on.. A couple of good floribundas, other than the previously mentioned Julia Child are Sunsprite and Love Song. I am just learning about Austins and Old Garden Roses and liking them so far. With roses it is all a matter of what you want, there are many possibilities.

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    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 2:15PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Valencia is one of my top 5 roses.
Here it is.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 2:52PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Rock & Roll is another favorite - and OH! the fragrance!!

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 2:55PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Paradise Found is my favorite rose. The fragrance is strong and unique - indescribable.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 2:59PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

And of course, Queen of Sweden

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 3:02PM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Kansas girl - Here is a picture of my Love Song. Wasn't sure how it was going to make it through the winter, but it made it and is looking good.

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    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 4:56PM
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lesmc

SaraAnnâ¦I lost my Love Song this winter and I have not been able to find it. I am so disappointed. Your picture is lovely and that rose is outstanding. Lesley

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 4:58PM
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kansas.girl

These are all so beautifull! I'm getting lots of inspiration for next season. Thank you for sharing!

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 5:19PM
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boncrow66

I love my sun sprite and chiluly. And SDLM is also fast becoming a favorite. I love them all to be honest :). My nacogdoches and Don Juan are gorgeous and so are Evelyn and GC. It's hard to pick!

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 5:31PM
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ordphien(9)

My three favorites.
Abraham Darby. Amazing rose. What fragrance and colour!
Twilight zone. A beautiful bush with beautiful flowers in my opinion.
And lastly a noid lavender. Fragrance is divine, so is its vase life. Spotless for me. Plus my grandma planted it. Always reminds me of her.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 6:55PM
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