Rosa glauca – species Central Southern Europe mountains, introduced by Porret, cultivated prior to 1830. Blooms early June, mahogany red hips, 4-6ft h., very hardy.
Cultivation: Cool, well drained soil, afternoon shade (hot, dry, full sun can cause it to drop leaves early.
No hard pruning necessary. Periodically remove older canes to encourage vigorous growth and new shoots from base.
This planting is in the 8. Road garden .
Purchased from Veseys Seeds
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pretty new canes from the baseCatching up with what's blooming
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The flowers seem more richly coloured this year, bright against the purplish leavesCool, May rainfall
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It has grown very big, the flowers so far are all high up, very high up!Rain in the mountains
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which is now huge and covered with hips – for Rosehip syrup?The garden belongs to a storyteller w...
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Still covered with bloomsThe importance of plants
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with one of the garden ‘spears’Lupin, Rudbeckia and an Eggplant
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On the very top some flowers open.Strawberries by mail
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Full bloomFlowers and veggies at the end of May
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Rose Hip Syrup mostly from Rosa glauca and some Henry KelseyA high of 17C - lovely!
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covered with hips and entangled with Japanese AnemoneThis lovely Fall
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I haven’t looked for Japanese beetles, usually the worst.A rainy day
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light, one large cane hanging over path removedA haze of green and birdsong
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covered with buds, and a few Rose Weevils and Leaf-curlersnew plants, new flowers and a yellow ...
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