Garden Party & Hot Cocoa

flaurabunda(6a, Central IL)October 7, 2010

A few more.....with the darker background.

Garden Party

Hot Cocoa, looking more like it should:

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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Wow- Garden Party is so delicate.

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 12:02AM
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jim1961 Zone 6a Central Pa.

They look great flaurabunda!

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 12:38PM
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flaurabunda(6a, Central IL)

Thanks! I'm going to have to break down & get a tripod at some point. My hands are just getting too shaky lately.

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 12:42PM
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mnkitty

I see no signs of shaky paws in these lovely pictures. They look perfect.
Kitty

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 8:48PM
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flaurabunda(6a, Central IL)

Kitty, that's because I took about 60 pictures and only kept these few. :) Thanks!

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 11:08AM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

Garden Party is beautiful. Mine mildewed so badly (no spray) that i let it go. Prettier than Peace in my garden.

My next camera is going to be stabilized! You did great.

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 8:55PM
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bethnorcal9

Beautiful! I had GP many yrs ago. It was a nice rose. I dunno why I never got another one.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2010 at 12:37PM
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flaurabunda(6a, Central IL)

The blooms are awesome, but it's an older rose and doesn't have the beautiful habit that some of the newer ones do. It & Tropicana are the gangliest of the ones I have right now; they are also the oldest. (Not in my garden, but by introduction.)

It has a habit of throwing canes every which way & shirking off foliage at the bottom, even when it's not suffering from any blackspot. I'll have to keep a better eye on her next year and maybe pamper her a little more.

Thanks!

    Bookmark   October 10, 2010 at 5:24PM
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paul_zone5ct(5)

I like your 'Garden Party' Laura. It's the first rose I grew when I started 25 years ago.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2010 at 9:08PM
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