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A “sport” is a natural rose mutation.
Peterkort Roses at the Rose Festival
June 7, 2012
News PictureWhere will you find our roses at this year's Rose Festival??

Gracing the tables at the Royal Rosarian Garden Party

Inspiring the Ikebana flower show participants at the Japanese Garden

Riding around on the back of the saddles of various horses in the parade (the famous "horse's butt decor")

and....new this year....providing petals and giveaways to sweeten the Future Farmers of America pooper scooper patrol!!

How fun is that!!??!!!

By the way, pictured above is our strange and unusual rose, Metallina....back from its winter dormancy. You may recall that part of the rose range was unheated and allowed to go dormant this winter. But the Siberia roses are back!!! We're still learning from this experience and fighting off bugs and diseases, but most of the varieties which spent the winter resting have returned!

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