What's Blooming Now

phatboyrose(N/W FL. - 8)July 21, 2010

I thought I would post afew of the roses that can survive this heat. Most of these are new roses this year and are doing well.Enjoy!

Harold

IMPERATRICE FARAH

AIN'T SHE SWEET

BLACK MAGIC

BELINDA'S DREAM

SUMMERS LOVE

VALENICA

FOLKLORE

POPE JOHN PAUL II

PEACE (in the fore ground)

I think that am going to have to put my Austins in the ground they just don't like these pots

Enter the front rose bed

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rootygirl(6b/7)

Your garden is beautiful-wow, you walk through the pathway and your nose is smothered in roses.
I have a couple of Austins in pots, but they are newly planted. Eventually, the golden celebration will have to go in the ground.
I love the way you have arranged your potted roses, though, with the caladiums and terra cotta pots.
Thanks for the garden walk,
Rooty

    Bookmark   July 21, 2010 at 9:49PM
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flaurabunda(6a, Central IL)

Wow, that is truly spectacular! What's the rose behind Peace---is it also the mammoth on the left side of the "Entry" photo? Very impressive.
---Laura

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 9:43AM
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dove_song(WA State Z6b)

Oh, Harold, I absolutely love your roses!!! :) How wonderful of you to share your garden with us. Take good care, my friend.

Debbie

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 2:22PM
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phatboyrose(N/W FL. - 8)

Ms laura the rose to to left of Peace is Cherry Parfait it is my wife's favorite rose.

Ms Rooty I just Love my Golden Celebration this is it's second year in a pot,next year may have to go bigger.

Ms Debbie you are too kind, I'm so glad that you enjoyed the roses again Thanks
Harold

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 4:49PM
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Prettypetals_GA_7-8

WOW! Can you say SUPER GORGEOUS!! Your path is so pretty so many blooming. You lucky dog! Thanks for sharing, Judy

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 6:51PM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

Oh, wow, oh, wow! Harold the rose garden is looking absolutely gorgeous and the colors are Just Bursting Everywhere! So beautiful!!! I can especially enjoy and love the full front rose bed and the absolutely gorgeous garden shot(with Peace in the foreground).

What a fabulous treat to see your roses again! Give our hugs and love to Adele too. I wrote to Jim right away, as soon as I had got word of Adele from you and we are all so happy at how well she is doing! Poor Sue still has some of that injury that won't be able to be treated, but I am still keeping good thoughts that her body can somehow heal on its own.

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 8:13PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Glad to see you posting some rose pics Harold!
They all look great!

    Bookmark   July 22, 2010 at 10:09PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

I really like your Imperatrice Farah and Cherry Parfait!!

Your Golden Celebration is breathtaking - I just love the yellow and the shape of the blooms!!

Lovely!

Carol

    Bookmark   July 23, 2010 at 3:29PM
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phatboyrose(N/W FL. - 8)

Thanks Serena ,Judy, Jim, and Carol. I'm so glad the you have enjoyed the roses that's the only reason that I grow them to bring alittle pleasure to someone life. I really love looking at everyones roses and to see the pride that they show in growing them. LOL LOL
Harold

    Bookmark   July 23, 2010 at 4:43PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

WE always enjoy your many roses Harold!
Keep posting!

    Bookmark   July 23, 2010 at 4:50PM
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serenasyh(was 5/now Z 8-Kans)

Yes, Harold! They are such a wonderful treat, and those lucky, lucky visitors--not only do they get to see a visual rainbow of so many beautiful colors, they also get to smell all the Pope John Paul's of yours and Fragrant Cloud and Folklore and the great smelling roses of your garden! Wow and fantastic!

Harold, Adele's kitchen must also be smelling pretty wonderful too, hehe! I'm such a foody fiend, lol! I still remember your yummy basil too! and I drool whenever I think about Adele's lemon pie. I started growing bunches of herbs myself! About 6 varieties of thyme, and 2 kinds of sage, oregano, and agastache, and I've also got some previous lavender that is also growing like gangstas, lol!

    Bookmark   July 23, 2010 at 6:15PM
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paulieinct

Great shots. Love your 'Valencia'. Gotta try that one. Is it disease-resistant? Or a prima donna? -Paul

    Bookmark   July 25, 2010 at 1:07PM
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phatboyrose(N/W FL. - 8)

Dear Serena I'm glad to here that you are into growing herbs they are so easy to grow and are soo great when they are fresh.

Mr Paul, Valencia is listed as very disease resistant I spray all my roses so I can't say for sure. It is on fortuniana rootstock and was planted last Fall and it is already four foot tall will post more pictures of it later. Thanks

    Bookmark   July 25, 2010 at 6:14PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Imperatrice looks stunning. And Ain't She Sweet looks a lovely shade of rose pink-red. Thanks for the eye candy.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2010 at 11:29PM
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