Saturday, December 15, 2012

New Roses

N has been going back and forth about the roses to be planted in the front and side yards for quite awhile now; this morning I went with him to a rose place in Tampa and we finally got them ---- 9 rose bushes.

They are all floribundas on fortuniana root because N wants to do the least amount of maintenance.


We will plant six shrub roses out front:  3 Tuscan Suns, 1 Our Lady of Guadelupe, and 2 Belinda's Dream.   I think they will be lovely.


Tuscan Sun


Our Lady of Guadelupe


Belinda's Dream


Tuscan Sun


Sheila's Perfume


And in the side yard 1 White Prosperity, a climbing rose for the trellis, and 2 Sheila's Perfume in front of the trellis.  The Sheila's Perfume has a strong fragrance.

The roses in the back part of the trellis were planted a couple of weeks ago:  the climbing rose is Don Juan, and one of the ones in front is Double Delight --- a really lovely rose.  I forget what the other one is.

Our yard gets better and better!

PS -- some ant lion hills ... when you're down there getting close-ups of roses, you notice other things too








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