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Cherokee Rose Blooms!
I went out this morning to look to see if something had u Oakley Sunglasses Outlet prooted the rugosa rose again. Fortunately, the rose Oakley Sunglasses Outlet was fine so I took the time to put down two bags of pinebark mulch on the bed next to the fence. That covered about half of the bed. I am hoping the mulch will also help prevent whatever uprooted the bush from doing it again.
As I was walking around to put the empty plastic mulch bags into the trash, I noticed that the Oakley Sunglasses Outlet re were two blooms on the Cherokee Rose that has been growing in the herb bed by the kitchen door for the past probably 6 ye Oakley Sunglasses Outlet ars. This is a bush grown from a cutting I took back in 2006 when I went down to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, to help rebuild some houses after Hurricane Katrina. I took several cuttings and brought them back and tried to root them but only one took. this one. In all these years, it has never bloomed and I was beginning to think I had gotten a sterile cane as a cutting. Boy am I glad to see I was wrong!
The Cherokee Rose (Rosa laevigata is actually native to Asia and not North America. It was introduced here back in the late 18th century and naturalize, and became know as Cherokee Rose. It is the state flower of Georgia.