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The changing face of Arthur . . .

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*I put a photo of the climbing rose ‘Arthur Bell’ on here four days ago and this is how he looked . . .

Those of you who ‘Liked’ Arthur then, may like to see how he looks today. He turns much paler and opens up more as he matures . . .

This photo shows his profile with the orange/yellow buds behind . .

and he smells gorgeous too!*

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It IS a gorgeous rose isn`t it Shirley, I posted a photo of my Arthur Bell yesterday. I have it growing up an arch and it is the perfect rose for the job! :o))

10 May, 2011

 

It's got everything you want from a rose hasn't it? Just sent you a message. : o )

10 May, 2011

 

Now thats not fair Shirley - where on earth can I find room for another climber especially one that seems to have it all, shape colour and perfume.

10 May, 2011

 

Very nice roses. I do like roses.

10 May, 2011

 

Lol, Stroller, how about your new mobile planters? They need a climber don't they? : o ))
I seem to have developed a liking for Roses now, Alex, never really had an interest in them until this past year. Blame GoY and all the lovely pics of them!

10 May, 2011

 

Shirley its lovely, I love roses, haven`t got one in that colour so added to my favs,(otherwise I`d never remember its name) all I have to do now is figure out where I could put one, LOL...

10 May, 2011

 

Get the shoehorn out, Lincs . . . .

10 May, 2011

 

lovely,i will watch out for it and squeeze it in somewhere,love roses

11 May, 2011

 

It's nice the way some things change colour as they get older.
I've done that - I've become more grey lol

11 May, 2011

 

Lol, Hywel! : o ))

11 May, 2011

 

:D !

11 May, 2011

 

lol :o) Hywel, me too, ha ha ha you made me laugh so much. :o) thanks for the giggle. :o) you really must be feeling better now.

11 May, 2011

 

Lovely rose I just adore the colour and I haven't got this one, think I may have to find the shoehorn. thanks for the pictures. great.

11 May, 2011

 

What's all this about a shoehorn ? .... What IS a shoehorn ? :/

11 May, 2011

 

Hywel, it's what you use to get your shoes on when they are really too small!! And it's what you use to prize apart the roots of your plants in order to cram yet another one in to the garden!!

11 May, 2011

 

I never really cared too much about growing roses. Yes, I thought they looked lovely, but wasn't too bothered about grwoing them, and now I have a selection, some of which died soon after buying, but hay ho. (Yellow climbing, purple climbing one and a white patio rose.)

I currenty have:
- Yellow lolipop rose (recovering from a battering from a serious aphid infestation, which required a heavy treatment.)
-Yellow patio rose
-Yellow Bush rose (fragranced)
-Red Patio rose
-White rose (fragranced)
-Orange bush rose

Most of which have multiple flower buds. The white one has one opening.

It is surprising how many you can fit in a small garden.

11 May, 2011

 

Indeed it is, Alex. Good luck with your Roses.

11 May, 2011

 

Thank you. Keep going with your roses. Make sure they get plenty of TLC.

11 May, 2011

 

lovely shirley ;o))

11 May, 2011

 

Oh, hi San, had a good holiday? : o )

11 May, 2011

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