Now in the Rose Garden the ‘Ketchup & Mustard’ floribunda rose that was planted this spring is putting on a show.
After the heat and a very dry summer the recent rains brought on a flush of blooms from this rose bush.
The combination of bright red with a mustard yellow reverse is very eye catching and it causes you to take a second look. Velvety, double blooms hold their bold color right to the very end. The extremely glossy green foliage bloom in flushes throughout the season and are perfect for tucking into landscapes and containers as accents or focal points.
Although a few of its leaves have been a snack for a passing bug I have not detected any black spot or mildew from this rose where some of the other rose in my garden are now looking sad.
Flower Size: 3-4". Fragrance: Mild. Hybridizer: Bedard, 2012.
Although the fragrance is claimed to be mild I cannot get any fragrance from the blooms on my bush but it is such a beautiful bloom I will forgive its lack of fragrance.
I purchased this new introduction for the spring of 2012 from “Edmunds Roses”. I have purchased several bare root roses from them throughout the years and the bushes are always healthy and I have had no failures. No I am not affiliated with them but I would recommend them if you like bare root roses.
Everyone have a wonderful week and…