Dick Clark

jewelie6(6b)May 14, 2012

Here is a picture of my first rose bloom, which is on my Dick Clark bush. My question is this - I have six healthy looking second year bare roots. This is the only bloom I have, even though a few are close. Is this normal for Eastern West Virginia,Zone 6? Even though I am a newbie rose garden, these roses get ample light and I give them all that I think they need.

Here is a link that might be useful:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
diane_nj 6b/7a

First flush here is usually the first week in June. We are early this year, I am in full flush now (a couple of stragglers) and it looks like you are early this year too.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 7:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks. It just seems like so many others in my area have lots and lots of blooms. Makes me jealous.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 9:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
diane_nj 6b/7a

Second year plants are still growing roots. They can take 3+ years to mature, so hang in there!

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 10:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I'm getting my first flush now. They should start opening the end of this week. I'm not happy about the bud sizes of some plants. I believe it due to that long dry spell we had

    Bookmark   May 14, 2012 at 11:30PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Do you ever rearrange the rest of your life around roses?
Hi folks I obviously love growing and talking about...
nippstress - zone 5 Nebraska
Photo-Cl. Butterscotch
This is a test to see if I can post on Houzz. A favorite...
James_Shaw_San Francisco Bay Area
Planting Rose in Square Container
Hi, I am wondering if I would have any problems planting...
sultry_jasmine_nights (Florida 9a)
Help finding a miniature rose
So far I have decided to try Green Ice from Chamblees....
Patty W. zone 5a Illinois
I just gotta have it!
I don't know why I used to be satisfied with just a...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™