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Calvert City, KY
(Zone 7a)

February 12, 2008
6:36 AM

Post #4527260

A nice article about a lovely little plant. I'll keep my eyes open for them.
Thank you.
Fredericksburg, VA
(Zone 7b)

February 12, 2008
10:21 AM

Post #4527382

Good information. I'll be on the looking out for these guys. Thanks for sharing.


South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

February 12, 2008
11:42 AM

Post #4527423

Great article! I don't think people will look at the mini rose that same way now. They will be flocking to the stores to snatch all the little beauties up today!
Wheatfield, NY
(Zone 6a)

February 12, 2008
11:57 AM

Post #4527440

Save a tiny rose, people! This is a wonderful article :0) Mini roses are indeed very hardy and rewarding to grow. The perfect little blooms are captivating. Give it a try as Lee Anne suggests and you won't be sorry. especially liked the photos ;0)

thanks Lee Anne

~ jan


Milton, MA
(Zone 6a)

February 12, 2008
1:32 PM

Post #4527647

Is it true minis have no fragrance? Around here, if they don't sell, they just send them back - kind of like returning a dress after the prom!

x, Carrie

February 12, 2008
3:10 PM

Post #4528010

Lovely article! I bought one in December to brighten my home for the winter. It is surviving & putting out new leaves all the time but I have to keep pinching them off because they get this white powdery stuff on them. I guess I should head over to one of the forums for somr Rx info. I was hooping by putting it in my entryway garden come spring it would get happier.


South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

February 12, 2008
5:58 PM

Post #4528697

OK...bought one today, its a deep Salmon Pink color and it smells heavenly!
Buffalo, WV
(Zone 7a)

February 12, 2008
6:22 PM

Post #4528770

Great article! I'm going to request a mini rose from hubby this V-day. He always gets me a plant of some kind along with truffles...yummm, flowers AND chocolate ;)

Springfield, MA
(Zone 6a)

February 12, 2008
6:30 PM

Post #4528820

Okay - I'm convinced - Valentine's Day is now officially Save-A-Rose Day :-)


Milton, MA
(Zone 6a)

February 12, 2008
10:03 PM

Post #4529655

Pixie - I was told minis never smelled! Do you have a cultivar name on yours?




South China, ME
(Zone 5a)

February 12, 2008
10:22 PM

Post #4529741

No name on it Carrie, it's a WalMart special. LOL I went in to pick up some cat & dog food and saw them in the gardening area.
Flora, IN
(Zone 5a)

February 12, 2008
11:32 PM

Post #4530064

I have been rescuing minis for years they are great and hardy .
My Mom has a little red one I gave her over 23 years ago still blooms great.
Naples, FL
(Zone 10a)

February 13, 2008
2:05 AM

Post #4531053

I enjoyed this article.
Crestline, CA
(Zone 8b)

March 2, 2010
6:42 PM

Post #7599987

I wince whenever I see these little guys all dried out and dying... I want to take them all home! Been wanting to grab a few minis whenever I wander by the little gardening place by my apartment. I wonder how well they'd do in zone 9? I'm in southern California and it get's DRY in high summer... Maybe not full sun, but possibly put them in scattered sun/light shade? Definitely keep them watered.. Hmm... Dangit, my husband's gonna be so annoyed when the roses start showing up. *chuckles* He's always bugging me about my growing plant collection. He just can't understand my affection for the spiky things. Cacti- YAY!

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Very inspiring! DMurray407 0 Feb 12, 2008 2:48 PM
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