Monday, September 29, 2008
What's blooming in our yard
Picture taken 6:06 P.M., September 29, 2008 in our backyard Rose Garden.
Today's weather partly cloudy.
Spring 2008 - Rose bush gift from loving husband Steve.
After a long day playing with our adorable children, I went in our backyard to smell the roses and I couldn't resist snapping a shot of this beauty.
Name: Perfect Moment
Registration name: KORwilma
Exhibition name: Perfect Moment
Origin: Bred in Germany (1989) by Wihelm Kordes III (b. 1953).
Introduce in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co.
Class: Hybrid Tea Rose / Large-Flowered
Bloom: Red, yellow reverse, red edges, yellow undertones. Average diameter 4.25 Large full (26 - 40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the seasons. Medium, long buds.
Fragrance: Mild, fruity fragrance.
Habit: Medium, upright growth. Medium, matte, leathery foliage. 5 leaflets. Height up to 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 30". (75 cm).
Parentage: New Day x Mercedes (floribunda, Kordes, 1974)
Awards: All America Rose, Selection 1991