Sunday, October 12, 2008

Hybrid Musk Roses


Hybrid Musk roses are wonderful shrub roses, introduced in the early 1900's.

For more information: Hybrid Musk Roses

I have several and enjoy them all.

Below are the ones that I have growing now.


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Ballerina ~ 1937





Felicia ~ 1928






Penelope ~ 1924





Prosperity ~ 1919




I also have Lavender Lassie but no pictures yet.

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I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
Emma Goldman

3 comments:

Sue said...

Those roses are beautiful! Do they have edible hips?

FlowerLady said...

Thanks Sue. Ballerina does produce hips. Some of my other roses do as well, but I've never tried doing anything with them.

gardenerprogress said...

I really like ballerina, nowhere to put it though.
Is Penelope yellow? I'm partial to yellow roses for some reason.