Climbing Pinkie this year

hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)June 20, 2012

Pinkie is blooming. It did not have much of a spring flush at all, and this flush is paler in color and is not lasting as long as last year's. I guess it's the weather. Anyway, here's a photo I took today, just click on the link to see three more.

Renee From Climbing Pinkie 2012

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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Lovely climber! Every time I see Pinkie, I think I should have one--until I remember I have no open spots left--alas!

Thanks for sharing.

Kate

    Bookmark   June 20, 2012 at 8:55AM
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the_dark_lady(z7 Amelia VA)

Renee, what a beauty!!!! I am absolutely speechless. My favorite is the fourth photo.
I am so glad I've got a new plant of Cl. Pinkie!
Marina

    Bookmark   June 20, 2012 at 9:17PM
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boxofrox(z8 PNW)

OOOH-La-La Renee. Not just Pinkie but the rest of the lushness as well.

I especially love #2 for the garden accents, color, and geometry. Plus I love shots that kind of play peekaboo and add depth with a glimpse into a distant part of the garden. I almost found myself stretching out my neck and cocking my head to try and see where the pathway led after the arch and the lawn. Not to mention the fact that DD adds a lot to any foto ;-)

    Bookmark   June 20, 2012 at 10:06PM
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Krista_5NY

Magnificent, I love the abundance of blooms.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 12:23PM
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ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9

Renee, I'm so envious! It's absolutely gorgeous. Mine just dwindled and mildewed (it didn't get morning sun). Your garden is really lovely. I hope you post more pictures of it.

Ingrid

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 1:18PM
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TNY78(7a-East TN)

Beautiful plant Renee! I love seeing fully mature garden/bush shots! I agree with Marina, my favorite is #4!

Tammy

    Bookmark   June 21, 2012 at 6:01PM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

Ohhhh, GEEEEMINY CRICKET, that is FABULOSA!!!! Pinkie and the garden are so ACE!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2012 at 3:30PM
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zeffyrose_pa6b7(6b7)

Lovely pictures---I love seeing all the different shots.

Florence

    Bookmark   June 24, 2012 at 9:17PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Wow!! That's amazing. I'm staggered. Nothing here gets that wonderful.
Carol

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 9:38PM
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Xtal(z8b Temple. TX)

Dublinbay,

Don't forget that climbing roses fill the air. All you need is enough space to put the roots down. If crowding is a problem, then put down smaller roots and your climbers will grow.. making their own space. It's good to have plants around the bottom anyway to cover up their feet.

Just my 2 cents.
Xtal

    Bookmark   October 16, 2012 at 9:33AM
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