I was just saying the other day how much I love flowers. Of course that’s common knowledge to anyone who has visited at least three of my blogs where I frequently discuss my garden and the plants I grow in it.
This rose, Compte de Chambord, is one of my all time favorite roses. It’s an antique rose and it has a beautiful heavy rose perfume scent that wafts in the air in the early morning, after a rain or after I’ve watered the garden.
I don’t think I’ll lose any roses this winter since there’s been such a nice snow cover protecting them – although we’re about to have a heavy ice storm later this evening and through the night – but if I do manage to lose any roses I think I’ll look for more Compte de Chambord roses.
Two or three more would be perfect. Unfortunately I don’t have any room for more at this time since I’ve already got more than 60 roses and God only knows how many hundreds of bulbs and perennials. No, I’m not hoping to lose any plants in order to make room, but eventually some will die out or be damaged from our harsh winters and now I know just what I’ll replace those plants with when they go!
Anyone else grow Antique roses?
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