(Note: All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)
I’m sure it comes as now surprise that Betsy and I grow and love roses. We have 57 varieties of roses in our yard. I think our rose garden has stopped growing, but we still need to replace roses once in a while.
This year we had three new roses in our yard. The rose on the left in the collage above, Milestone, is a rose we first saw at Biltmore House and Gardens in Asheville, North Carolina, last year. I found it offered this Spring and ordered it.
The other two roses both came from Heirloom Roses. Helen Traubel, the rose in the middle, is an ‘old’ rose. It was introduced in 1951, but it has a beautiful color and very nice fragrance. The rose on the right is Something Special. It is a fairly new rose. I like the way the white outer petals frame the yellow center.