Last HT bloom of the year

deervssteve(9)December 22, 2013

Double Delight, a little ratty but fragrant.

I have a couple of buds on the bushes, but I would be surprised if they opened.

Light frost since the beginning of the month and it will be in the high 60's this week.

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view1ny NY 6-7

looks great to me! it's a reminder to just hang on, spring will be coming.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 1:19PM
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dublinbay z6 (KS)

I envy you even a faded out DD. Right now I'm viewing ice-covered everything outside my window! Argghhhh!

Kate

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 1:20PM
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deervssteve(9)

Last year, I lost track of time and missed bare root at the local nurseries. I just called and they are in.
Planning to get three; Pope John Paul, Firefighter and whatever looks good.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 1:28PM
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seil zone 6b MI

My roses are just thorny sticks right now so that looks wonderful to me!

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 1:36PM
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deervssteve(9)

Things went well. The roses were from Weeks and came in small machete pots. I can put them in the ground in the next month or so. Takes the pressure off having to dig the holes now. I got the two I wanted and picked Chrysler Imperial as the third. A lot of choices at the nursery, but I didn't do a lot of research.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2013 at 6:33PM
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kittymoonbeam

I think it's great that you have blooms in December. I'm glad you found a way to beat the deer and grow roses again. Good luck with the new ones. If you ever need a good yellow, you might like Eternal Flame. It grows so tall that most of it would be higher than they could reach.

    Bookmark   December 23, 2013 at 6:40PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Oh that's lovely! So feminine looking. :)
Carol

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 1:07AM
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