If you follow me on Instagram, then you know I’ve been downsizing considerably and have been trying to find homes for what’s left of our container roses. This is a a big deal, well, for lots of reasons, but mainly when I consider about how many I once had growing in containers, alone. I think… Read More
To learn more about this remarkably lovely rose, please visit this post HERE.
Last year I purchased a banded rose, what I thought was ‘Souvenir d’Alphonse Lavallée’, a Hybrid Perpetual from France, 1884, with deep, dark red blossoms and repeat bloom. Excited and surprised by it’s vigorous growth (so much so that I had to move it into the garden last spring) I was even more thrilled when it… Read More
Remember how tiny this baby rose was last year? I’ve been alluding to the epic growth of “Arcata Pink Globe” for several posts and now you can finally see what I have been talking about. These photos were taken last May when it was just starting to open up. As I was rifling through my… Read More
“Arcata Pink Globe”: A light pink Hybrid Setigera discovered in Arcata, California EDIT: For better photos of this rose, please visit this post HERE written 1-year later. You will not believe the difference! When it comes to purchasing roses, I often take everything I’ve ever learned about choosing the right plant for the right place… Read More