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22 June 2011

Walls of roses

So lucky in the fact that my day job takes me past Heirloom Rose Gardens, that I can make the 2 3/4 mile side trip off the main road to snap a few pics....Not quite a total explosion of blooms yet, the PNW is about 3 weeks behind due to the 2nd wettest coldest spring on record here. BUT, the climbing roses were in full bloom, so I decided today to focus on "the Walls of Roses






Eden Rose (above)

Mary rose (above)


Sorry, I didn't take the time to write down all the names--my main mission was to get a pic of the Eden rose since that is my newest edition to my garden. I also have the Mary rose which is my all time favorite. A big cabbage rose that is very fragrant. A bouquet will scent an entire room!

16 comments:

PoetessWug said...

What a beautiful place! And you took some gorgeous photos of it too!! Thanks for sharing a place I would never get to see otherwise. :-]

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

I have a Eden climber and a Mary Rose....which is my all time favorite!

Mary Ellen said...

Oh what a beautiful place to be able to visit! I love heirloom roses and Eden is a favorite. I hadn't heard of Mary Rose and will have to see if that will survive Colorado weather!

From The Heart said...

How beautiful! My heart feels lighter just by looking at these beautiful photos!
Thank you for sharing!
Shirley

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What a beautiful place! Thanks so much for taking us along with you!!

Beautiful!!

Hugs
Debbie

Linda said...

What a wonderful place...I can imagine how wonderful the smells must have been too!

Plush Possum Studio said...

My! What a lovely blog you keep! I just love the way you decorated for the 4th! And your rose post is so lovely I can almost smell the fragrance!
Rose
(no punning on the name, now!)
;)

Char said...

I think I could very easily hang out around there. Those roses are just breathtaking. I would never leave such a spot, Char

Angela said...

Wow all those wonderful flowers! Cabbage roses are so pretty. I seem to love them in all of the fabrics and prints I see out there. Have a great week!

Liz said...

Hi Debbi,
Thanks so much for adding your link to the Fresh-Cut Friday Link Party at Rose Vignettes. :)

Thanks for following. Your blog is so cute. I am following you too now.

~Liz

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

What a gorgeous place!Wonderful flowers! You got a stunning blog here.
Now, following here...hope you will follow me back:)

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Wow, it really is a wall of roses! I am linking from Rose Vignettes.

Shirley said...

If I had to pass this beautiful place every day I would never get to work..be still my heart!
Shirley

lambs and ivy designs said...

I love big pink cabbage roses, well ok all roses..especially if they are pink! Just beautiful!

choi said...

Wow, very nice place.. I like it..The color of the flowers was very beautiful.. Temporary Walls new york

redneckrosarian said...

What a delightful post on Heirloom Roses. Such beautiful blooms Blessings to you!

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