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Electron

Electron

This is the hybrid tea rose Electron.  It is a very vigorous grower, and is one of the few roses that has a very pleasantly fragrant sap, as well as the blossoms.  Electric pink and very large, this is a rose that stands out in a crowd!

1999 electron

With the digital camera, I caught the first Electron bloom of 1999 after a heavy rainstorm.  The digicam does a better job of showing the vibrant pink of this rose.  Even waterlogged, it's beautiful!

1999 Electron

One of the nice features of Electron is that it's a prodigious bloomer; the cluster above was captured during mid-July, and is typical of what this bush will produce right through until the first frost.

It's now mid-September, 1999, and Electron is once more putting out a beautiful flush of roses.

1999 Electron

We're now well into October, but Electron just keeps on going!

1999 electron

Mid-November, and Electron gives us one last blossom to remember it by!

1999 Electron

After a six-month rest, Electron is back in production, mid-May, 2000.

2000 electron

2000 electron

2000 electron

2000 electron

It's late May, 2001, and Electron has begun to bloom.

2001 Electron

2001 Electron

2001 Electron

Electron has begun to bloom, May, 2002.

2002 Electron

2002 Electron

Electron has begun to bloom in 2003, a little later than usual.

2003 Electron

2003 Electron

2003 Electron

2003 Electron

2003 Electron

2003 Electron

Sad to say, Electron succumbed to the brutal winter of 2003-2004.  This was a shock to me as I've had it for ten years and it's taken everything Mother Nature could throw at it and come back strong as ever each spring.  This was the rose at my front steps, that greeted me every day, and I will miss it.



Last Updated: 08 Jan 2015

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