Different Colored Blooms

Another busy Wednesday, so a quick post.

One of the rose bushes that grows in front of my house will sometimes have a few different colored blooms.

Rose blooms - Different color on same bush - Red and Yellow

The blooms on this rose bush are usually a nice bright yellow color, but sometimes a few nice red buds will show up. When they open the color starts to fade into a really beautiful reddish orange color.

Rose blooms - Different color on same bush - Red and Yellow

I am not sure why I get these different colored blooms on my rose bush. Perhaps I should do more research, or maybe someone knows the answer and can let me know in the comments. I do know that they usually show up in about the same place, but not every year. They also may show up for just a month or so in the middle of the blooming period, which here in California lasts about 8-9 months.

I really like it when they show up, but am not disappointed if I go a year without seeing them. They are always a nice surprise, and when they don’t show up I still have beautiful yellow blooms.

I hope you enjoyed these beautiful blooms, I always do. My roses remind me of my Grandpa who would always bring plants to us from the nursery he worked in.


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6 Responses to Different Colored Blooms

  1. Boomdeeadda says:

    Bless your heart. Those are beautiful, how lucky to see these every day in your yard. I’m totally envious.

  2. Glenda McDougal says:

    They are beautiful!! From what I understand they at one time were grafted on, but change through the years. Does that sound plausible??

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  4. Chrissy says:

    Same thing happened to me for the first time . My 6 year old peach colored rose bush bore one red rose that I just noticed this morning. The red one is smaller than its counterpart peach roses which by the way, bloomed larger this year. I was so excited, I took photos and video of it. Wish I can post it here 🙂

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