cold climate rose recommendations, newspaper article

henry_kuskaJune 30, 2013

"WhatâÂÂs the first thing that pops into your head when I say âÂÂroseâÂÂ?

IâÂÂm guessing it had something to do with red roses on Valentinesâ Day, or a proper British countryside rose garden. You probably donâÂÂt think of a tough-as-nails, no-maintenance garden plant that doesnâÂÂt need any winterizing in the fall.

ItâÂÂs no secret that tea roses arenâÂÂt exactly durable in our climate. While ideal for gardeners who love to dote, they can be too fussy for those of us who want to plant it, forget about it, and who still expect scores of our mid-summer roses.

Luckily, Albertans have a surprising number of hardy rose options. In the past decades a massive breeding program has given us dozens of colours, growth habits, and sizes to choose from."

Here is a link that might be useful: link for above

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roseblush1(8a/Sunset 7)

Thank you

    Bookmark   July 1, 2013 at 12:24PM
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