The Vintage Rosery
Unless otherwise noted, all photographs were taken of the roses in our gardens located in Needville, Texas (zone 8b.)
This Veilchenblau rose is duking it out with a couple of blackberry bushes on this old split rail fence. The blackberrys stopped blooming the week before the Veilchenblau started blooming. April, 2003
First blooms of the season. This tiny honey bee found them before we did. April, 2003
aka: Blue Rambler
Bred in Erfurt, Germany in 1909 by J.C. Schmidt.