Floribunda Roses

Floribunda Rose ‘Betty Boop’

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Floribunda Rose 'Betty Boop'

Floribunda Rose ‘Betty Boop’

“Betty Boop” is a hybrid rose that carries sprays of red-edged ivory and yellow blossoms. “Betty Boop” grows in a rounded shape from 3 to 5 feet high and 4 to 5 feet wide and yields blossoms from May until the first autumn frost. Medium to large 3″, semi-double blooms of yellow-ivory edged cherry-red with lovely fruity fragrance that open to show golden centers. One of the most colorful of roses, the blooms are long lasting. A naturally rounded plant with glossy,

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Betty Boop Rose Flower Wallpaper

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Betty Boop Rose Flower Wallpaper

Betty Boop Rose Flower Wallpaper

“When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else.  Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower.  I want them to see
it whether they want to or not.”  
–  Georgia O’Keeffe

2014 in review

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Piccola Floribunda Rose Flower

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Piccola Floribunda Rose Flower

Piccola Floribunda Rose Flower

This compact little rose produces an abundance of perfectly formed tomato red blooms throughout the season. The blooms hold their color and shape well regardless of weather conditions. Dark green glossy foliage and healthy rose with good disease resistance.

Free Spirit Floribunda Rose

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Free Spirit Floribunda Rose

Free Spirit Floribunda Rose

A free flowering Floribunda which produces an abundance of beautifully formed salmon pink blooms carried in clusters. Repeats well right through the summer with stunning salmon pink blooms in clusters.
Dark green glossy foliage which looks superbly healthy and has excellent disease resistance.

Persian Yellow Rose Flower

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Persian Yellow Rose Flower

Persian Yellow Rose Flower

A famous parent of today’s yellow roses, and one which should be in every collector’s garden.  Chrome yellow, very double flowers on short stems bloom all along canes that are the reddish brown common in this class of roses.  Moderately thorny.  The licorice scent is also typical of the class,  the same as Austrian Copper and Harison’s Yellow, which are both close relatives.

Elina Hybrid Tea Rose Flower

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Elina Hybrid Tea Rose Flower

Formerly known as ‘Peaudouce’; ‘Elina’ is one of the healthiest Hybrid Tea roses. The pale primrose-yellow flowers are in the form of very large, delicately refined blooms. They are borne singly on a strong, extremely healthy, bushy plant. There is a slight fragrance.

Ray of Hope Floribunda Rose Flower

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Ray of Hope Floribunda Rose

A very lovely rose with lots of semi double blooms of sparkling bright red.

Seems to have flowers all through the season, and so far we have found no disease problem.

Plenty of blooms produced so spent blooms should be removed as often as possible to promote further blooms

Dark green healthy foliage.