Rose of the Month ~ August
Love and Peace
Love and Peace is a new arrival in the hybrid tea world but
is making it's mark in a hurry. A 2002 AARS winner, Love and
Peace is a rose worthy of it's Peace heritage. It is classified
as a yellow blend by the ARS (not yet rated) but the color
can change dramatically due to growing conditions. The photos
below are an example, the bud photo was taken at one garden,
the bloom and bush photos at another. Also, at helpmefind.com
(link below) there were many photos showing the same thing.
In my zone 4 garden, Love and Peace is doing remarkably well
considering it's never been sprayed and only fertilized once.
I can only imagine what it could do if I actually took care
of it. As a hybrid tea, it will need to be tipped for the
winter, but the plant is very robust, giving it a great chance
of overwintering without too much dieback. Click the photos
below to see a larger image and add your rating to our poll.
Rate August Rose
of the Month
Poll Results for Love
36% Love it, have at least one
29% Like it, have one or might get one
29% Could take it or leave it
7% Not a favorite but I'd keep it if it was already
0% Yuck, shovel prune it!
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