Birdhouse Garden

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Birdhouse Garden

Postby midgin » Sat May 27, 2006 10:39 am

I call this birdhouse garden, however the birds don't live in the house. I took this photo last year....a bit early yet for this rose. The rose is called Veilchenblau..very vigorous, masses of small flowers....I saw it growing in a garden in our suburb and asked the owner the name.


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Postby Pokie » Sat May 27, 2006 11:05 am

Looks very peaceful. beautiful rose. :)
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Postby Luzy » Sat May 27, 2006 11:15 am

Lovely photo, midgin! :D :D And the rose looks sensational on your fence. Hope we get to see more of your gardens. :D :wink:
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Postby Patricia » Sat May 27, 2006 12:25 pm

Great photography Midgin. Beautiful contrasting colours re the rose & the birdhouse in the background.
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Postby midgin » Sat May 27, 2006 3:45 pm

Thank you people...I think we have more spiders than birds in the 'yellow house'...
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Postby Pokie » Sat May 27, 2006 7:15 pm

Yes, Spiders seem to get everywhere. :(
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Postby Pam » Sat May 27, 2006 7:42 pm

It's very lovely! Just like from a story book!
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Postby Yani » Sat May 27, 2006 9:01 pm

Lovely photos Midgin :P . Beautiful colours and look so relaxing. Well done.
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Postby mic » Sun May 28, 2006 11:36 am

Does it flower over a very long period??? It's a great photo!!!
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Veilchenblau

Postby midgin » Sun May 28, 2006 12:54 pm

Mic, it is a vigorous rambler, long canes, very few thorns, the flowers (in clusters) are approx 1.5 inches wide, they fade as they age to a paler colour...I am relying on memory I think it flowers for about a month or 6 weeks. I have two...one is in a protected, sunnier position it flowers earlier (a bit before spring I think) the other is in a more shaded area (they are shade tolerant...to a degree).
I just looked at them now...both have mainly new growth, however one has some little buds (in sunny area)...our weather here in Newcastle is a bit all over the place...maybe it thinks it is spring!
A very easy rose to grow, worth growing for beautiful display.
Do a Google..there is heaps of info about them on the net.
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Postby Pokie » Sun May 28, 2006 7:17 pm

Wow. Must look for it myself. :)
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Postby Lea » Fri Jun 02, 2006 12:09 am

Midgin, that's a great photo you've composed there - really lovely angle, and with the fence line from left to right and the pretty birdhouse on the left, and the mixture of colours ;) My inner photographer reckons this is a really nicely composed photo (Y) :D
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