Rowan Rose Society’s annual Rose Show is this weekend

  • Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013 8:03 a.m.
This Marlon’s Day rose, submitted by Jack and Nancy Wright, received the top honor of Queen of the Show last year.
This Marlon’s Day rose, submitted by Jack and Nancy Wright, received the top honor of Queen of the Show last year.

Rowan Rose Society’s annual Rose Show will be held at the Salisbury Mall ,1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. W, this weekend.

The show will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

It will feature hundreds of rose blooms, including the large flowered hybrid teas that everyone loves, as well as new varieties, fragrant old roses and miniature roses.

A special display will contain award winners from each class, including Queen of the Show.

Society members will be available to answer questions about rose culture, and for those who are interested in learning more about all the many kinds of roses and details of rose culture. Membership in the Rowan Rose Society will be available at half price.

In addition to displays of individual roses, a section will be devoted to flower arrangements emphasizing the use of roses.

Area rose growers are invited to enter roses between 6:30 and 10 a.m. Saturday morning.

At the close of the show Sunday, show roses will be sold with proceeds to benefit the American Rose Society.

For more information, call Clyde Harriss, 704-633-7024.

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