My Blue Rose

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  1. naturenanni

    naturenanni Seedling

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    This spring I added a new rose to my family rose garden. It is called a blue rose. The wait for the first bloom was maddening :) When the first bud arrived I was almost upset it looked like it was going to be pink and I already have a pink one. The a few days later it looked like it would be purple...again I was a bit upset I have a purple one.
    As the bud slowly bloomed it looked purple :( but them the fuller the bloom the lighter the color got. At full bloom it was everything I had hoped it would be.


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    Blue Rose ( photo / image / picture from naturenanni's Garden )
     
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  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    That is gorgeous, I love the blue roses.
    I have a Blue Girl I planted last spring, it bloomed a couple of times and smelled wonderful. I am hoping for more blooms out of it next year.
     
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    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    I don't have much luck with roses... but I may have to give it another try especially if it can produce something that beautiful!
     
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    Toni: so far mine has bloomed twice I am hoping for more next spring to :) I have 2 deep violet blazing stars planted on each side of it and it sure looks good when everything blooms at the same time.
    cherylad: thank you! I did not have much luck at first either I am still learning a lot. :)
     



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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    What a beauty!! I've ben trying to breed a blue rose in memory of my mum - no luck so far but I live in hope. Maybe some day I'll produce a rose as lovely as yours.
     
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    Thank you eileen. I bought this with high hopes and it turned out to be what I wanted. I will keep my fingers crossed for you!
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    That Rose sure is a beauty! I think I need a Blue Rose :)
     
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    They are so pretty they do remind me of a purple until they are in full bloom. I have 10 plants and 9 different colors right now :)
     
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    That's a lovely rose. :D I don't grow roses as a rule, only the hardy, pest-and-disease resistant old-fashioned ones, but I love to look at other people's roses.
     
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    Thanks Droopy! I'll share some more photo's later either in the forums or my blog. I did not want overwhelm the site with a bunch of photo's LOL
     
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    Naturenanni.... please submit more photos. I don't think anyone here would consider it overwhelming.
     
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    Nature, what is the name of your blue cultivar? it's beautiful, as everyone has stated. I too, would love to see more photos :)
     
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    Nanny, that is a gorgeous rose! Please, do "overwhelm" us with your photos. Roses are such a pleasure to look at, especially when they are grown in a beloved, well-tended garden where they can stretch and thrive.
    Looking forward to being "overwhelmed" by your pictures!
     
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    Gosh that is so pretty... And I would also welcome being overwhelmed with pictures of your roses. Nine different colors, wow. I'm about done with roses, the black spot is just too hard to manage in my yard. I'd love to see how your blue rose looks with the violet blazing stars (I don't know what that is, but it sounds nice) on either side.
     
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