Category: Moss

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A Rose a Day 48. Chapeau de Napoleon

Chapeau de Napoleon is an excellent representative of it’s class. Small in stature, attention grabbing oddity, heavily mossed buds are easily described as looking like the “tricorne” hat, popularized by Napoleon. Canes and buds ooze with  resinous aromatic...

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A Rose a Day 30. Black Boy

Black Boy is a wonderful (though once blooming) very fragrant  moss rose. He is lighter in bud and opens  full petaled into a rich red which can get very dark. He has moderate, hard “mossing”...

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A Rose a Day 6. Alfred deDalmas

Alfred deDalmas was under my care for a few years while my mother was preparing her new rose garden.  Apparently this rose may be more properly identified as “Mousseline”. As such it is easier for...