This rose is Louis Phillippe a/k/a the Cracker Rose. It is an antique rose that performs well in a partially shaded area in my yard. It's flowers are larger during the milder winter days and it is wonderfully fragrant and covered in roses right now. Malcolm Manners writes about this beauty in his Ultimate Easy Old Roses article on the American Rose Society's website.
A year ago, I wrote about our sunny island bed in the front yard of our new home. Well a lot has changed with that garden bed since then. A...
"As is the gardener, such is the garden." Chinese Proverb
Thanks so much for stopping by to visit my little sanctuary. Creating an inviting space for birds and other wildlife is important to me. In my garden you'll find a mix of native and Florida-friendly plants that require a minimum of care from me, but provide abundant food and a good habitat for the wildlife who call my garden home.