One of my last Charles de Gaulle's

Jim_in_AVNovember 27, 2013

As winter fast approaches, I look forward to more blooms like this in the Spring...

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lesmc

Just beautiful! I have often thought to include this rose in my garden. Wish I had more room!! lesley

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 8:42AM
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ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9

That is the most beautiful color, and a gorgeous picture.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 12:11PM
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kentucky_rose zone 6

The picture is beautiful...tell me more about it.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 12:27PM
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kentucky_rose zone 6

The picture is beautiful...tell me more about it.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 12:33PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

I was thinking of getting this rose this year. Obviously, by your photo, it's gorgeous - but what do you think of it in your garden
-repeat
-flowering amount
-fragrance
Thanks! Love your photo.
Carol

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 1:26PM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Really a gorgeous color, love it!

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 3:30PM
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seil zone 6b MI

Look at that beautiful big bud! Will it get a chance to open or will you bring it inside?

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 5:28PM
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Jim_in_AV

Well, this is a first year rose that I purchased from Hortico. Some of you know, when you get roses from Hortico and open the package, you say, "What are these twigs?" For whatever reason, these roses flourish in my awful desert soil. Old Fragrance (now 3 years old) was 7 feet tall this season. Back to CDG, it had 10 blossoms this season with good repeat and okay fragrance. I expect a better scent next season but, this being the desert, roses smell nothing like they did when I lived on the East Coast. On the plus side, no BS here as there is little humidity. I would heartily recommend this rose if you want a stunning lavender.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2013 at 6:49PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Oooh!! Sounds lovely. Hopefully the fragrance will improve as the rose bush matures.
Carol

    Bookmark   November 29, 2013 at 2:22AM
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