Austins and other roses

dublinbay z6 (KS)June 22, 2011

I was enjoying my daughter's photos (taken Memorial Day) of my garden and decided to share a few more with you.

Two versions of Austin's Molineux. Yes, the colors can change that much from day to day. It can also get a creamy white/yellow blend.

Here's a lesser known Austin: Mortimer Sackler, a climber that I keep trimmed back into a tall shrub. Good disease-resistance.

Austin's Queen of Sweden usually blooms just perfect, but I see a hint of brown edges on these. Another rose with good disease-resistance.

My namesake--Dublin Bay. Excellent climber.

My Earthsong went crazy with blooms this year. But then I moved her to a different spot in the garden, so I don't know if I'll be getting many more blooms from her this summer or not.

Hope you enjoyed those.


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boxofrox(z8 PNW)

Exquisite Kate. The second day shots of Molineux colorwise almost remind me of Tamora and Darby and Earthsong's color and uprightness of Pretty Jessica.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 11:13AM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Nice roses Kate! Earthsong a good rose, so you should hopefully get more blooms, even after transplanting... :-)

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 11:20AM
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Beautiful Roses! The Austin Roses, which rose in you opion, keeps the longest, with strong fragrance. I have "Alexander of Kent and The Alinwick Rose". I'm ditching because the blooms drop off in 1-day and little to no fragrance.

I want to get some newbies in the Fall.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2011 at 6:45PM
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Mortimer Sackler is one of my favorite Austins, so graceful.

Thanks for posting your lovely roses.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2011 at 3:10PM
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phatboyrose(N/W FL. - 8)

An outstanding array of Austin roses of which am a big fan. Please post more soon.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2011 at 12:22PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Yeah, your Earth Song looks spectacular!! Talk about a bloomfest!!

Queen of Sweden looks exceptional to me. I didn't see any brown. I can't wait for mine to bloom

Molineux can really change that much? That's interesting. I like the more yellow look better. But they're both beautiful.

Thanks for the beauty!!

    Bookmark   June 29, 2011 at 2:29PM
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