confederate rose

cottagegirl_tn(7b)July 30, 2008

Does anyone in the Florence AL area have a confederate rose I could get cuttings from?? I work in Florence so any reasonable driving distance is ok. I live in southern TN. thanks!

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tsmith2579(7B)

Hey, Cottagegirl. Find someone now who can give you cuttings but wait until frost to collect them. Pot the cuttings in Fall and sit them in a warm, sunny place or under a light. They will be growing and well rooted by Spring. They are like most perennials in that they fit the old adage: first year they sleep, second year they creep and the third year they leap. It will be the third year before you see a beautiful plant. Be sure to get about 6 cuttings so it fills-out quicker. Do you know which variety are you wanting? LMK - Terry

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