An Heirloom Rosebush – Bagicha Bazaar


We’re in Norwalk, Ohio today with Judy Kirby.

My husband and I have lived in our house for over 20 years, and this rose bush has always been here. I just built my new flower beds around it. I had an old lady stop by the house in 2000 and tell me that her father planted these roses when she was a child. Knowing some history makes me fall in love with this rose bush even more. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Although roses are famous for their blooms, many older roses are hardy survivors that can persist and thrive in gardens for years.

A rose bush with hostas.This old rose is definitely thriving, producing a beautiful collection of flowers.

Near the bright pink rose bushMany older roses bloom only once in early summer but have a lot of blooms to make up for it.

Close to bright pink roseLook at these beautiful flowers. In classic old rose style, they are filled to the brim with a layer of petals.

Close to bright pink roseIt is wonderful to think how many years and to how many people this beautiful rose has been bringing joy with its beauty.

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