Big Momma

sara_ann-z6bokJuly 29, 2013

BIG MOMMA - Not crazy about the name, but love the rose!

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bethnorcal9

Very pretty. Looks better than other pics I've seen of it.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2013 at 1:29AM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Yeah, looks beautiful!! Glad to see it. Thanks,
Carol

    Bookmark   July 30, 2013 at 3:14AM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Don't know if anyone else is growing this rose. The picture above was taken a few days ago, the bush is in full bloom right now and it is gorgeous. it is a real showy rose, maybe not exhibition quality, but pretty in the garden, really stands out. The color may not appeal to everyone, but I'm enjoying it. I will admit the photos of it on the different websites aren't that appealing, guess something told me to give it a chance, love it!

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 11:48AM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Oops! Beth and Carol I appreciate the nice comments. Got overly excited about how the bush looked this morning, forgot my manners.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 11:54AM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Full bloom!!! Any pics? I love the roses (who doesn't) that have big gorgeous flowers and yet look fantastic as a bush - like Valencia and Pink Peace. Love to see a pic or two!! Hint, hint.
Carol

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 10:21PM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Carol - Took some pics this morning. It is hard for a camera (mine anyway) to capture a full bush shot. Doesn't have that many blooms right now. All together I think it had about 16. Hopefully it will bloom at least one more time, I'll try to get a better picture.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 8:41AM
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seil zone 6b MI

That's a beauty no matter the name!

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 4:13PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Ooooh!!! Lots of flowers, love the color - I can see why you like it!!

The name is nice to me - Big Momma was the mama owl's name in the Fox and the Hound Disney movie.

Carol

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 5:36PM
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sara_ann-z6bok

Thanks again, Seil and Carol. Very sweet thought about the name. Appreciate the nice comments. Enjoy your pictures so much!

    Bookmark   August 5, 2013 at 9:29PM
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