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Plantidote of the Day 2012-07-17

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David Austin rose

David Austin roses

Corrente's own insanelysane supplied the three gorgeous images here (two below the fold) from her garden, along with some details:

This rose is called Eden climber, and it just drips sweetness. Heavy and thick petals. I trained it as a "pegged rose" -- I take long canes and bend them over to make an arch.

But wait...there's more!!

roses

roses

Thanks very much, insanely!! These are some of the most beautiful roses I've ever seen.

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Submitted by insanelysane on

This fabulous rose has a rich sweet fragrance and lasts for days in a vase. There is a white version as well called Eden Climber 'Alba'. It sparkles. Queen of the garden.

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Submitted by NWLuna on

I love the David Austin English roses. Unfortunately in my garden they still get black spot and the abundance of petals means the heavy flowers flop over or are prone to rot in the rain.

So I'll just enjoy the photos from people who can grow them.