Rose Buzz: Roses with an ocean view…

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For the last week I have had the pleasure of walking the beaches of Southern California. What a pleasure. Sunshine. Blue skies. White sand. Pristine beaches. Wide walking trails. Rose Gardens. Yes, rose gardens. Many of the beach homes have lovely rose gardens just outside their doors. To say the roses in California are larger than the roses in my garden would be a gross understatement.

Roses love Cali and Cali loves roses.

I can’t wait to show you some of the pictures I took…

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Β But the prettiest rose I saw while in Cali, was David Austin’s Falstaff Rose that Mr. H found so lovely…

 

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Falstaff is a most fragrant rose!

Here’s what David Austin Roses has to say about it…

  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Fragrance: Strong
  • Repeating: Excellent

Falstaff bears large crimson flowers with a shallow, cupped shape. They are of exquisite form and quality, packed with numerous petals which interfold at the centre. This helps to create a lovely, glowing effect within an enclosed saucer of outer petals. The blooms are a rich, dark crimson colouring at first, eventually turning to a wonderful shade of rich purple. There is a powerful Old Rose fragrance. The growth is strong, bushy and rather upright, with the flowers nodding nicely on the stem. The foliage is quite large and rather modern in character. This variety is named for the well-loved Shakespearean character, who was the faithful companion of Prince Henry.

For more on David Austin Roses, read on.


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Back to fragrant roses, what is your favorite fragrant rose?

Today mine is Falstaff. πŸ™‚

9 thoughts on “Rose Buzz: Roses with an ocean view…

  1. Love your photos of the seaside roses, Teresa, somewhat unexpected and magical. Glad you’re having a lovely time!

  2. Those roses are stunning with the ocean behind. But the best was left for last… your sweet grandson with that rose…PRICELESS! ❀

  3. those roses are beautiful, the ocean scene is not bad either. to bad our weather cannot be like california imagine the gardens we could have. yippee!! nice you get to travel and see lots of roses. glad your having fun.

  4. Super images T! Were they are private property? Wow, who would think roses would like salt air! And that patch of rosemary was awesome too! So glad you had wonderful weather. Thanks for sharing! xo

    1. Yes, private property. You go out the door of a beautiful beach home onto walking trail lined with beautiful roses with the sand and surf in the background. BREATHTAKING. FRAGRANT. HUGE BLOOMS. Herbs and other beautiful perennials and tropicals too!

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