Monday, April 9, 2012

First Rose Blooms of the Garden Year!

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I just can’t help but be over the moon excited because my roses are blooming again!  This is the first variety to open fully, it’s ‘Welcome Home’ by Jackson and Perkins.
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She is a beautiful rose to photograph.  She opens deep and vibrant yellow with orange tips, then ages to a buttery-creamy tone.

 There are two of these beauties in this bed and I think they are four years old.
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But it is those lush petal I adore.
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I have never looked up the petal count, but it would be high.
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I love this shot, it will be added to my favorite rose photos.
 She averages about 4 ft tall with normal trimming.  Very good for a mixed border.
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I cannot believe how early these blooms are happening, my roses usually begin blooming in Mid May.
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But I will take it and enjoy them!  I have many more ready to open any day.

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I garden in Southwestern Indiana, Zone 6b. Garden tours are available during season. I also lecture and freelance write for gardening sites. If you are interested in my content, please email me for more information.
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5 comments :

  1. I love yellow roses and these are outstanding! I just planted 3 Julia Child roses and can't wait for the first yellow blooms!

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  2. I am so glad you shared your roses with us today! It'll be a few weeks here in western Canada before we enjoy ours.

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  3. Beautiful roses! Looks like the rose season is off and running!

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  4. I adore your rose! I just can't wait for my little angels to bloom and delight my eyes with they're beauty! But until then I'll enjoy your wonderful roses!

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