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old rose

A shade of pink with a greyish tint. I'm thinking of painting my room old rose—what do you think?
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There can be few flower gardeners who have not heard of his new race of English roses, which combine the flower form and heady fragrance of old roses with the compact shrubby habit and ability to flower continually through the summer of modern types.
He also presents an entirely new classification of his roses, including the original old rose hybrids; a group he has called `The Leander Group' which leans a little more towards the modern rose in appearance; `The English Musk Rose Hybrids', based on the old musk rose and the `English Alba Hybrids' ( as well as a number of English climbing roses.
Miriam Wilkins's love affair began in 1950 when she saw an ad for an old rose catalog in a women's magazine.
When I started the business around 60 years ago there was a great vogue for bringing back old roses which had pretty much been lost.
It is not fully understood, but even replacing an old rose, which has been quite successful, with a new rose on the same soil can result in a problem.
It's a one-off night for the old Rose soccer players and I'm sure it's going to be one to remember.
At the same time sales of cars less than one year old rose by 6.
Named after him by David Austin roses, the big, densely petalled and rounded deep pink flowers remind me of peonies, but each has a scrumptious perfume associated with classic old rose varieties.
Households whose first car is more than six years' old rose to 49 per cent between 1998 and 2000.
Piaget also inaugurated a completely restored garden of old roses at the Chateau de Malmaison in France.
IS 9 it safe to replace my old roses with some new ones?
I wanted the romance of the old roses I had read about.
Diehard fans and newcomers screamed and jumped for old Roses favourites such as Wanna Be Adored and Sally Cinnamon and his most recent solo single Keep What Ya Got.
If you are replacing old roses with new ones, remove as much of the old soil as possible and replace with soil that hasn't grown them before so there are no diseases ready to attack your roses.