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philadelphus virginal

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 22:34

I could try a cutting - just for the hell of it - though will probably buy a new one and as you say plant in a slightly different place.

Thanks for encouragement

philadelphus virginal

Posted: 17/06/2014 at 22:09

One year on and mine is still pathetic - lots of leaf no flowers. It's going, it has had a year and that is that.

Growing Roses

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 18:49

I have Gertrude Jekyll in a shady spot on an arbour - a bit prickly but what a scent!!

There is another one by beales called Dixieland Linda - same sort of poor conditions tolerance and same scent, Orangey coluration - look it up! On my wish list if I ever find room.

i have 24 roses I think

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:50

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49140.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 This is Clematis Duchess of Edinburgh - amazed by what it looks like, only seen it as single flower before

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 11:15

I agree about the quality.

I bought my Handel Rose from Fryers roses and that was excellent quality as well.

 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 10:40

Don't wish to be pedantic but iceberg may have been bought from DA but is not developed by them.

Sorry

It is beautiful though. and I have one in my garden a mass of flowers shining in a darker area 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 15:19

At the moment it has to be roses, but which one is the best???????

I think it may be this one today. It is a climber and I have posted it elsewhere as well. It was planted out in autumn last year and is so full of promise for the years to come growing up over an arch

As the flowers fade the petals become an almost fluorescent pink and lose the white

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48814.jpg?width=265&height=350&mode=max

 

 

Roses and clematis to train along a fence

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 11:40

I have a small white rambler bt David Austin called White Goose, It has small white flwers and a scent that lingers on the air.

It has been a slow starter but this year(planted 2012) still quite small but smothered in flowers

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48777.jpg?width=350

 As for clematis - I would look at viticella type. They flower later after the roses have had their main, first flush and you can get lovely deep colours that would look great with white climbers - look at Gravitye Beauty and etoile violette

For early colour look at the macropetala clematis and the alpina type. They would flower before the roses and are not thugs like a montana.

 

And fro a spectacular white climbing rose there is Iceberg - lovely and always a mass of flowers.

Roses and clematis to train along a fence

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 22:47

A nice small and pretty rambler rose is called Phyllis Bide. Those 2 you mentioned are huge.

http://www.classicroses.co.uk/products/roses/phyllis-bide/

Growing Roses

Posted: 09/06/2014 at 22:36

Hiya

Love roses

Yarrow2 if you get this brochure/online or paper it tells you in more detail than DA the conditions certain roses will grow in. I have found it very useful. It also gives a perfume grading

http://www.classicroses.co.uk/

I have a lot some are not yet in bloom

this is a DA one called Summer Song

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48726.jpg?width=265&height=350&mode=max

 and this one is an older variety climber called Handel (planted last autumn)

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48728.jpg?width=265&height=350&mode=max

 

 

 

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