Mr. Lincoln's new home

jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.September 15, 2010

We received Mister Lincoln by accident from Heirloom Roses, so, we decided to grow it in a container to see how it did here.

I do not spray fungicides, so, I was very leary of putting Mister Lincoln into the ground. So, in a container it went.

But, to my surprise Mister Lincoln has made it through the season so far with no Blackspot and very clean foilage.

So, I decided to plant it in the ground and will hope for the best next season. lol

It's planted out front by our porch stairs.

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Mister Lincoln in it's container

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Mister Lincoln in it's new home

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Some Mister Lincoln blooms from this season:

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sanrosa(5)

I love Mr. Lincoln!
Yours is beautiful and growing so well.
Ours is ancient.... well, about a dozen years old. It's grafted, and it really suckers. Plus, now it has that big wooden crown that grafted roses get. I would love to replace it with an own root when we can. Such a great rose.
Sandra

    Bookmark   September 15, 2010 at 12:57PM
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kstrong(10 So Cal)

Interesting -- I was told that Mr. Lincoln could not grow on its own roots -- had to be grafted. Looks like it can.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2010 at 7:06PM
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Prettypetals_GA_7-8

Not a big fan of red but Mr Lincoln is oh so pretty. Judy

    Bookmark   September 16, 2010 at 2:17PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

I hope he does as well next season for you because I think this is the most gorgeous of all red HTs.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2010 at 8:01PM
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rootygirl(6b/7)

My father used to grow Lincoln in his rose garden in the late'60's-'70's. I just love this rose and its scent. I'm glad to hear he stayed clean! I'm thinking about a future purchase...

    Bookmark   September 16, 2010 at 8:38PM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

Thanks everyone! I'll let you know how this own-root Lincoln does next season.
First it ust make it through winter. lol

    Bookmark   September 17, 2010 at 1:32PM
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aswhad(belgium-europe)

Did i hear scent ?

mmm yes Mr Lincoln...i almost smell it,
imagen smellorama on you're pc so we could really smell the scent.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2010 at 3:12PM
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