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FOURTH OF JULY

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Striped Red and White Rose Parentage: R. 'Roller Coaster' x R. 'Altissimo'.
Won't it be nice to honor our country by having Fourth of July in our garden? This semi-double, gorgeous ruffled petals climber looks like a burst of fireworks when in bloom. It has long, pointed buds and 3" and 4" blooms with striped red and white petals and glossy, dark green foliage. It is a vigorous plant and can grow 10 to 14 ft. high. It is the first climber to be honored as a 1999 All-America Selection winner for a long time. It has strong apple fragrance, a very refreshing scent. Color is dramatic. It is a stunning plant, a real traffic stopper. It is an excellent repeat blooming rose with sensational flowers all season long. Few roses can command attention like Fourth of July.  It is the best climber around winning awards at rose show around the country.  
You can plant them attached to an arch, pergola or trellis for a stunning display of colorful blooms.  Some gardeners u…

ROSE GARDENING TIPS - SUMMER CARE FOR YOUR ROSES

ROSE SHOWS FOR THE SECOND HALF OF JUNE 2012

JUNE IS A ROSE MONTH

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