■(SDB) 'Smell The Roses'

1988, Byers

'Smell the Roses' (Monty Byers, R. 1987). Seedling# C12-100. SDB, 13" (33 cm), Early thru late bloom and rebloom. Medium violet blue, blended deeper rosy violet at hafts, much lighter small violet area around beard; medium violet blue beard lightly tipped frosty powder blue; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Third Charm' X 'Baby Blessed'. Moonshine Gardens 1988.

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-- BrockHeilman - 2009-12-08
  • SDB 'Smell The Roses' was blooming at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately, May 4-14, in 2017. Although it did have purple spathes, I did not see any Purple Based Foliage at the base of the leaves. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 08 Aug 2017
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20170504_123352SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpgjpg 20170504_123352SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpg manage 595 K 08 Aug 2017 - 13:27 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of SDB Smell The Roses has purple coloring on its spathe. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/04/2017.
20170506_095556SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpgjpg 20170506_095556SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpg manage 707 K 08 Aug 2017 - 13:29 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of SDB Smell The Roses with purple staining on the spathe. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/06/2017.
20170506_095616_(2).jpgjpg 20170506_095616_(2).jpg manage 542 K 06 May 2017 - 23:09 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 SDB Smell The Roses - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on May 6, 2017.
20170506_095637_(2).jpgjpg 20170506_095637_(2).jpg manage 1 MB 06 May 2017 - 23:09 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 SDB Smell The Roses - Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on May 6, 2017.
20170510_130847SDB Smell The Roses (3).jpgjpg 20170510_130847SDB Smell The Roses (3).jpg manage 837 K 08 Aug 2017 - 13:32 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A clump of SDB Smell The Roses. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/10/2017.
20170510_130858SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpgjpg 20170510_130858SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpg manage 476 K 08 Aug 2017 - 13:36 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Front view of SDB Smell The Roses. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/10/2017.
20170510_130922SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpgjpg 20170510_130922SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpg manage 678 K 08 Aug 2017 - 13:37 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Side view of SDB Smell The Roses. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/10/2017.
20170510_130929SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpgjpg 20170510_130929SDB Smell The Roses (2).jpg manage 1 MB 08 Aug 2017 - 13:34 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 Top view of style arms of SDB Smell The Roses. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, on 5/10/2017.
SmellTheRoses1.jpgjpg SmellTheRoses1.jpg manage 69 K 25 Sep 2012 - 03:01 Main.davepote Taken in my garden, Reston, VA Zone 6B in 2012.
SmelltheRoses01.jpgjpg SmelltheRoses01.jpg manage 75 K 18 Apr 2015 - 20:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Marky Smith
smell_the_roses1988byers-sdb-re.JPGJPG smell_the_roses1988byers-sdb-re.JPG manage 68 K 18 Jan 2012 - 18:53 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
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