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Some of my roses.


I have quite a few roses in my garden- it’s very difficult to choose my favourite, because I love them all, but I think it would have to be ‘Alibaba’.

Or maybe ‘Lady of Shalott’?

‘Champagne Moment’

‘Eyes for You’

‘Rosa banksia ’Lutea’

‘Rhapsody in Blue’

‘Gertrude Jekyll’

‘Inherited shrub rose’ – we’ve tried in vain to find its name.

This is a carpet rose, but as it grows UPWARDS, I call it my ‘Tapestry Rose’.

‘Hot Chocolate’ is a unique colour, but I love it.

’ Angelface’

That is certainly not all my roses, but that will do for now.
Which one do you like best?

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Think I'd go for Champagne Moment, but what do they smell like?
For me, the scent would be the deciding factor.

24 Mar, 2024


Gorgeous selection!!! It’s a difficult decision, but I’m going with either, Champagne Moment or Gertrude Jekyll. The fragrance would be a bonus.

24 Mar, 2024


Oh they are all beautiful, but I think I would go for Champagne Moment also.

24 Mar, 2024


I too love my roses and have about 20 now, but my absolute favourite is Gertrude Jekyll.
The fragrance is beautiful.
I also have Hot Chocolate although not sure about the smell of that one.

24 Mar, 2024


I love the Gertrude Jekyll one too.
Rosa Banksia lutea is gorgeous, I've seen it in gardens and always wish I had the space to grow one.
My third is Angelface, seeing it scrambling upwards in your last pic, a beautiful colour and shape.

24 Mar, 2024


I like most of these except the 'blues', they just dont like right to my poor blue/purple colour blind eyes.

Angel face is a stunner and doing very well for me too. I do like lady of Shallot and Champagne Moment.

24 Mar, 2024


I love all roses, out of these my favourite has to be Rosa Banksia lutea with Hot Chocolate a very close second....

24 Mar, 2024


I love most roses except for the "blue" ones (nothing wrong with my perception of colour!) but for me 'Champagne Moment' is the the one I like best! In several gardens around here there are similar light pink roses.

24 Mar, 2024


Definitely Champagne Moment for me.

25 Mar, 2024


Oh golly, what a question! I love roses and can't wait for their flowers to open again. Choosing a favourite is an impossible task, they are all beautiful in one way or another.
Girlguiding has been a major feature in my life so I created a bed for the roses associated with it. I am currently a member of the Trefoil Guild so have planted 'Trefoil Guild' there, and 'The Brownie' as I was a Brown Owl for. many years. 'Warm Wishes' is there too, a thank you gift from my Trefoil Guild for my term as their Chairman during the Covid pandemic.
I have two climbing roses too that have a special place in my heart, 'Leaping Salmon' which was given to my Mother in memory of my Father by my closest friend from college days and 'Chris' which I planted in her memory, both are prolific bloomers and make a significant contribution to the Summer colour scheme in my garden.

30 Mar, 2024

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