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Pictures of VH, Francis Meilland, Firefighter, please

Posted by Sara-Ann z6b OK (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 14, 14 at 20:42

Does anyone have full bush shot pictures of a full blooming bush of Veterans Honor, Firefighter and/or Francis Meilland? I have all three of these roses and I believe they are doing fine, just taking longer than most of my hybrid teas to really decide to bloom, even though all are blooming a little! I love all three of them and would really like to see them with more than just one, two, three or four blooms, just so I can know they actually do exist! TIA


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RE: Pictures of VH, Francis Meilland, Firefighter, please

Hi Sara-Ann:
I hear Firefighter is slow to establish, but then takes off in its third year. For nice pics of Firefighter rosebushes, check out this thread...

Bonnie

Here is a link that might be useful: Firefighter


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RE: Pictures of VH, Francis Meilland, Firefighter, please

Sara-Ann: By the way, your photo of Firefighter rose is one of the best depictions of its color that I've seen. This thread made me go looking for it again, then I realized it was yours!

Love the photo.

Here is a link that might be useful: Sara-Ann's photo of Firefighter rose

This post was edited by jasminerose4u on Thu, Aug 14, 14 at 23:16


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RE: Pictures of VH, Francis Meilland, Firefighter, please

  • Posted by seil z6b MI (My Page) on
    Thu, Aug 14, 14 at 23:39

This is the best full bush shot I can find right now for Veterans' Honor. It tends to grow very upright, tall and narrow.


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RE: Pictures of VH, Francis Meilland, Firefighter, please

Thank you so much Jasminerose and Seil. I am re-assured that they will bloom more in the future. They've all been blooming and are healthy, just not like what I'm used to, I'll be patient! Jasminerose, thank you for the compliment, Firefighter is a gorgeous, wonderfully fragrant rose and VH is a great red too, and Francis Meilland is just about perfect, and that's the main reason I want them to bloom more!


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