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'Leaping Salmon' Climbing Rose June'13


By Xela

'Leaping Salmon' Climbing Rose June'13 (Rosa)

I am thrilled ... three years after I adopted the rose from my late Mother's garden it has produced this wonderful bloom. A very special friend had given it to her in memory of my Father, who loved salmon fishing in his native Scotland.

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Hi Xela...
how lovely to have the rose from your mother's garden, with special memories of your father too..

I have a rose from my mother's garden, so I know how you feel about yours ... flowers very strongly. :o)

Adding this to GoYpedia :o))

21 Jun, 2013


Thank you, Terratoonie .... this rose is one of my treasures in the garden; distance means I very rarely see our wonderful friend and I can no longer see my parents but I feel very close to all three when I look at it, it brings back warm memories of the shared times and the love that binds us together.

22 Jun, 2013


A treasure in many ways ...

22 Jun, 2013


lovely rose and lovely story Xela, would be interested in knowing where your dad went salmon fishing as the area I grew up in was well known for the salmon fishing.

1 Jul, 2013


He was a Scot so it had to be Scotland, Sarah. They usually took their annual holiday there so that Father could enjoy fishing. In latter years they rented a cottage in Grantown on Spey, a beautiful part of the world.

2 Jul, 2013


Thanks Xela, next time I have a wee whisky I'll raise a toast to his fishing days! I hope your rose blooms for many years to come, it is beautiful and a real "rose "pink.

3 Jul, 2013


Aww, thank you, Sarah. Actually the rose is a truely salmon pink, the camera hasn't done it justice.

4 Jul, 2013

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