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Brigadoon

Brigadoon

This is the hybrid tea rose Brigadoon. It is unusual in that the top surface of the petals is a salmon pink, whereas the underside of the petals is a creamy off-white, making for a marked change in color as the bud slowly opens. It has an pleasant fruity fragrance.  The first bud of 1999 is opening, as shown below.

1999 brigadoon

When fully opened, Brigadoon is breathtaking!

1999 brigadoon

Though classed as a hybrid tea, Brigadoon tends to form clusters of blossoms, such as the one below.

1999 brigadoon

Brigadoon is putting on one final flush for 1999 -- here's one of the buds starting to open.

1999 brigadoon

Brigadoon has begun to bloom in 2000, one of the last to do so.

2000 brigadoon

2000 brigadoon

2000 brigadoon

In early July, Brigadoon's begun its second flush.

2000 brigadoon

Brigadoon has begun to bloom, Memorial Day weekend, 2001.

2001 Brigadoon

2001 Brigadoon

2001 Brigadoon

2001 Brigadoon

Brigadoon has finally begun to bloom, early June, 2002.

2002 Brigadoon

2002 Brigadoon

Brigadoon has bloomed during the second week of June, 2003.

2003 Brigadoon

2003 Brigadoon

2003 Brigadoon

2003 Brigadoon

2003 Brigadoon

The end of July and Brigadoon is into its second flush.

2003 Brigadoon

Sadly, Brigadoon succumbed to the brutal winter of 2003-2004.  Given its location between Fisherman's Friend and Queen Elizabeth (both of which are quite large) I don't know that I will replace it.  This rose had a unique appearance and a unique fragrance and I will miss having it in my garden.



Last Updated: 08 Jan 2015

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