Saturday, July 21, 2012

Hope for Humanity Roses

Hardiness Zone 3B

This hardy rose  grows in a backyard garden (Benny's garden) with 
a southwest exposure in Red Deer, Alberta.   
This year (2012) the bush began blooming in early July.  
Hope for Humanity is a low growing ever-blooming hardy rose. The beautiful double blood red flowers are produced over a 10-14 week period, starting in late June.  Flower buds are pointed and a deep wine red colour.  Flowers are double, cup shaped and average about 8 centimeters in diameter.  There are small white spots at the base of the inner side of the petal, and a white and yellow spot at the base of the outer side of the petal.  They are slightly fragrant. Click Hope for Humanity, Heirloom Roses or Nature Hills to learn more.