Whoo Hoo! finally!

Eliza_ann_ca(zone 6 ont ca)June 3, 2006

I planted a New Dawn rose 5 years ago,and have not seen one bloom on the darn thing yet.

For some reason,this year it finally too off and not only is it covering the trellis,but it has several buds.

I was seriously thinking of tossing it last year,but thought I'd give it one more chance.Sure glad that I did.

Can't wait to see the first bloom!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
abrodie(z6 ON)

I am having the same FINALLY! with my Constance Spry in it's 6th or 7th year. It is tall enough that the rabbit(s) can't ruin it, and I have my fingers crossed that the squirrels aren't attracted ... as they have been to all the clematis. Isn't this fun???

Brodie

    Bookmark   June 5, 2006 at 2:33PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
marricgardens

Good morning. I don't mean to be a downer but I thought I'd tell my experience with ND. I had a ND climbing on an arbor. It took right off. It looked beautiful but only lasted 3 years. Then I noticed it was sending out suckers with 7 or 8 leaves. In other words the root stock was taking over. I thought it grew on its own root. I called a nursery and asked them what to do and they told me to cut out any more suckers. I tried this but the suckers came on so fast, they just took over. I ended up having to dig it out and toss it. Just keep an eye out for any suckers. Marg

    Bookmark   June 7, 2006 at 8:32AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Online irrigation stores?
I've posted a similar message on the irrigation forum....
Sherwood Botsford
overseeding a lawn in vancouver
Hi all, My front yard is... a mess. The house is new...
dalans
Is walnut tree mulch ok for paths between raised vegetable garden beds
Just had a stump ground down and am also in the process...
burtman23
What to do with a swampy yard - new homeowner needs ideas!
My yard is a wet sponge. I have a lovely crop of skunk...
jbobs
Plant Nurseries in Canada disappearing?
I had bookmarked years ago something that lists all...
yugoslava
Sponsored Products
Alicante Black 19-Inch Wall Bracket with Clear, Beveled Edge
$66.31 | Bellacor
Set of Four Scalamandre Salad Plates
$24.50 | FRONTGATE
Campania International Swimming Fish Cast Stone Garden Statue - A-312-AL
$49.99 | Hayneedle
Campania International Patience Garden Statue - A-484 - NATURAL
$84.99 | Hayneedle
Serena & Lily Diamond Fabric
Serena & Lily
Serena & Lily Jaipur Fabric
Serena & Lily
Dream Song Art Print
$34.99 | Dot & Bo
Calhoun Leather U-Chaise Sectional (3 piece) - Brighton Lemon Grass Yellow
Joybird Furniture
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™