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Discussion id : 23-727
most recent 24 JAN 08 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 24 JAN 08 by bob diller
I have 2 Carefree Delight's planted under a huge pecan tree. They are 4 years old, and are now about 5' x 5' and get at most 4 hours of eastern sun in the morning that angles in under the tree branches, yet they bloom heavily each May with some rebloom scattered through the rest of the summer. They are not bothered by disease and oh yes, the pecan tree keeps them on the dry side most of the summer. They are just champs and I could easily recommend them to anyone needing a tough rose for difficult conditions. Just watch the thorns! Huge buggers that have a vampire like craving for blood.
Discussion id : 23-438
most recent 8 JAN 08 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 8 JAN 08 by Jeff Britt
I had this rose in my garden, but shovel pruned it two years ago. Despite the photos I've seen posted here and elsewhere, my bush was quite stingy with it's blooms. It was very disease resistant, but an exceptionally prickly little bugger that would snag on anything passing by. I'm not sure why my plant was so sparse with its flowers, but it was a big disappointment.
Discussion id : 10-856
most recent 13 JAN 06 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 13 JAN 06 by Cass's Garden With Roses
Fast growing to mature size and easy to establish. In its glory in September with the other shrubs, Bonica and Sally Holmes. Terrific hips. Scary to prune and given the results, no reason to bother except for dead wood.
Discussion id : 294
most recent 25 FEB 04 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
I have been bestowed with two disease infested rose bushes, one is a harwelcome and one a white delight. I live in zone 7. Everything is wrong with them. The leaves are red and yellow, there are black spots everywhere, one is a knarled mass of thorns and scaly bumps, while the other looks as though someone had tried to exterminate it by just sheering it to the ground. (only one thin little 2 foot diseased twig is sprouting off of it.) They are in the shade, so I intend to plant them in full sun, but at present I am freaked out about having to trim them. Do I just saw them down to the good wood like I was told? Won't that hurt them? I would hate to saw off the only branch coming out of this crooked little nub. Should I trash the poor little guys? I really don't want to though. What I want is a rose lovers miracle. Can you help?
Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
Just do away with the roses. Start all over and invest your expense up front with the knock out roses, the newrly wild roses and the carefree delight roses. Once you purchase these and ge them established, ----your work is over. No spraying, petting, etc.----just enjoyment from the long months of beautiful blooms.

Susan Turner
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