'Moonstone' candelabra

paulieinctAugust 4, 2010

This rose is not easy to grow in blackspot country, but this morning a candelabra of six blooms is opening. Easy to see why this is a popular rose for exhibition. -Paul

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Here's another closer-up shot:

    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 11:50AM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Oh Wow!!! Moonstone looks amazing!!! I've always been amazed by the pictures people have shown of this rose!! What a lovely bunch of roses you have!!!

I don't think Moonstone has fragrance - does it??

Thanks for the eye candy!!


    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 2:33PM
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Yes, I have always thought moonstone was one of the prettiest HTs (and there are many.) I did not know about the blackspot problems--that's a bummer.

I just love the delicate, pink seashell look it has.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 8:31PM
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Carol: Not much scent, but a beauty nonetheless. I'm a sucker for fragrant roses, but a couple of my absolute favorites have no scent, like "Savoy Hotel', which is a stunner.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 9:42PM
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canadian_rose(zone 3a)

Yeah, me too - Fragrant roses are a must for most of my roses - but Tournament of Roses has none - yet I adore this rose!!

I probably would say the same for Moonstone - but the nurseries don't offer that one - so I don't have to decide fragrance or not.

Carol :)

    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 10:34PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

I fell for Moonstone the first time I saw it. Gorgeous bloom. Glad you have it to share here. One of these years..............

    Bookmark   August 4, 2010 at 11:13PM
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dove_song(WA State Z6b)

As with all the other ladies on your thread, Paul, I adore the way Moonstone looks! :) This rose has definitely got that "ahhh" factor going for it. (Loved the way Rooty Girl put it, as having a "delicate, pink seashell look.") And I know what you're talking about, as I'm a big time, fragrance lover in the roses department as well. But there are those very special few, like Moonstone, that I do (or might one day) make an exception of.

He,he, Iris Gal, one of these years, for me, too...


    Bookmark   August 5, 2010 at 1:12AM
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jean_ar(z8 Ar)

MOONSTONE is a beautiful rose.Its the only one I intend to always have in my yard.I also love DOUBLE DELIGHT, too.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2010 at 11:11PM
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organicgardendreams(z 10)

Paul, your 'Moonstone' looks wonderful, just picture perfect! I got a 'Moonstone' ownroots earlier this year and can only hope that mine will do as well as yours.

For some reasons there are not often photos shown of this beautiful rose here on the Rose Gallery. Thank you so much for posting!


    Bookmark   August 9, 2010 at 5:14PM
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aimeekitty(9-10, SW 18)

it's SO PRETTY. I love the color.

    Bookmark   August 18, 2010 at 2:27PM
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