Jeri Jennings (Jeri)
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Post Number: 693
|Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2007 - 02:22 pm: |
Fa -- Midnight Blue dependably turns to instant potpourri here on the California coast, every time the hot, dry, east winds blow.
But so do most other dark roses, and not a few light-colored ones. It's carnage.
Fara Shimbo (Fara_shimbo)
Post Number: 201
|Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2007 - 02:12 pm: |
Okay, this isn't an OGR, but I'm curious.
I got a wonderful container plant of 'Midnight Blue' which is too gorgeous for words and smells wonderful--until the sun comes out. Then the flowers immediately dry up and the petals fall. I'm wondering, since this rose is SO dark, might it be TOO dark for my altitude (1560 meters/5190 feet)? I'm wondering if I should move it to a shadier spot, or should I just wait and let it grow on a bit?
P.S., 3 of my 9 first-ever-roses-grown-from-seed have their first ever buds. I know for most of you this is no big deal, but I am bouncing in my chair! And one is a moss!