Your Free Rose!

If you came to the Janury 11th Rose Pruning Seminar and Volunteer Day, chances are your recieved a FREE BARE ROOT ROSE courtesy of Star Roses.  There were several varieties to chose from.  This page will provide you with details about your rose, and how to properly plant it.

FIRST AND FOREMOST:  You should soak your rose at least 24 hours before you plant it!!!!

Here are the details about the roses we gave away:

Mercury Rising – Hybrid Tea (new for 2014)

With parentage including the ever-popular Gemini, you know this one’s going to be a winner. Large, elongated buds swirl open to reveal large, cuplike blooms of medium pink heavily suffused with tones of medium pink heavily suffused with tones of ivory-cream. Dark green, extremely glossy foliage clothes the long cutting stems which maintain an upright habit while displaying their perfect, exhibition type blooms. Though not overly disease resistant, the vigorous bushes continuously produce profusions of the gorgeous blooms all season long. Grown own root. Flower Size: 3-4″. Fragrance: Slight. Hybridizer: Meilland International

 

 

 

 

 

Love’s Promise – Hybrid Tea

Sprays of 5-inch, clear red blossoms are produced in typical grandiflora fashion. The plant grows 4 to 5 feet in height and is clothed in dense, glossy-green foliage. The flowers have 40 petals with a strong fragrance. Good disease resistance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passonate Kisses – Floribunda

Passionate Kisses – Floribunda

The fresh salmon colored blooms blend well in any landscape – a perfect compan- ion plant in mixed perennial beds. This Floribunda is always in bloom! The non-stop blooms, along with the attractive shape of this rose, make if perfect for cutting to enjoy indoors. It grows to about 3′ with a nice round shape.  The blooms are produced mostly in sprays, and has a slight fragrance.

 

 

 

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Elle – Hybrid Tea

The latest look for gardens! Discover the 2005 AARS winner and experience the strong fragrance and high centered blooms of this Hybrid Tea.

 

 

 

 

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Mother of Pearl – Grandiflora

Lustrous, shapely light pink blossoms with peachy overtones bloom nearly continuously on rounded, slightly spreading shrubs. The exceptionally beautiful, cup-shaped 4in flowers grow in clusters, one to four per stem. This Meilland variety is superior to most Grandifloras in black spot resistance and winter hardiness.

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Secret’s Out – Hybrid Tea

All traces of pink color found in the original Secret rose have disappeared in this alluring sport, but every bit of its powerful spicy fragrance remains. The pure white high-centered, exhibition quality flowers add refreshing coolness to borders and bouquets, while at the same time perfuming the air for days. Secret’s Out! offers superior plant performance, disease resistance, hardiness and generous bloom production, all traits inherited from the original version that have kept it so popular through the years. Flower Size: 4-6″. Fragrance: Strong, spicy

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.HERE’S HOW TO PROPERLY PLANT YOUR BARE ROOT ROSE: