Top Notch aka Simply the Best

hotzona_2007(Zone 9/Tucson)July 23, 2010

Bought this rose at Mesquite Valley Growers in 2008. It did very well this year. It gets morning sun and afternoon shade. It lives inside our west wall. I use a mix of chemical and organic fertilizers, and plenty of water. Have not used any chemical sprays. The only issues it has is aphids and spider mites, which are easily gotten rid of with a strong spray of water.

It is a floribunda, and has beautiful apricot-yellow blooms, depending on the weather. The leaves are a dark glossy green. This photo was taken in May.

I love this rose!

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dove_song(WA State Z6b)

Top Notch/Simply the Best is lookin' really good there, Hotzona. And it sounds like you are doing lots of things right! :)

Debbie

    Bookmark   July 24, 2010 at 3:58PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

I love the color of the blooms!!! Looks like a fabulous rose!!! Great job!!

Carol

    Bookmark   July 24, 2010 at 5:05PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Very nice hotzona!

    Bookmark   July 24, 2010 at 6:52PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Pretty bush. Love to see some close-up bloom pics :-)

    Bookmark   July 25, 2010 at 11:39PM
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