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wallisadiOctober 12, 2011

i really don't like roses...attracts nothing, does nothing except bloom, gets all kinds of pests and problems...but this one is a keeper. this is from cuttings from my dad's house, been there for years...

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Yme405(10b SW Fla)

Very pretty

    Bookmark   October 13, 2011 at 7:44AM
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amberroses(10a)

I beg to differ. Roses attract me and occasionally bees. :)

I am happy when a plant does nothing but bloom with beautiful flowers like the one you posted.

    Bookmark   October 13, 2011 at 8:30AM
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saldut

My roses are full of bees, and the other flowers somewhat....actually I think roses give more for the money than any other flower, it will live longer and bloom more over time, some of mine are 40 years old whilst I have planted most of my other flowers both annual and perennial numerous times, so when added up they are more cost than the roses... also roses bloom mostly year-round while the other flowers have a short 'season'.... I'll take roses any time !! sally

    Bookmark   October 13, 2011 at 3:53PM
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wallisadi

you win, killer blooms.....:)

    Bookmark   October 13, 2011 at 5:11PM
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akaj9(9 Central Florida)

Not to mention they provide great hiding places for little green tree frogs! I always find them hiding in my rose blooms :) And I LOVE them!

    Bookmark   October 14, 2011 at 5:24PM
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katkin_gw

I have a few of the old garden roses, on their own root stock and they have never been sprayed or treated in any way except some fertilizer once in a while when I fertilize everything else. They are really easy to grow. :o)

    Bookmark   October 14, 2011 at 6:22PM
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