Talisman Rose

This is a heritage or heirloom rose from Jeff’ & Vi’s place.

It was the one that Vi carried at her wedding over sixty years ago, a spray of little buds on top of the white bible.  When did that little tradition stop, I wonder?   And why didn’t the men carry on as well?  Just a thought.  I have those from time to time.

It is cool in that it is one color when a bud and another when in full bloom.

talisman rose bloom

Beautiful, isn’t it?

talisman rose

I put it near my coffee pot, so I could see it every morning.

And everytime I pour myself a cup.

And another cup.

Or do the dishes.  Since its right near the sink.

About goodfruit

Just another crafty gal from the PNW. Baking, Cooking, Sewing, Handstitching, Spinning, Knitting, ATC's and Card Making, Uhmm...I won't bore you.

2 responses to “Talisman Rose

  1. Peggy Leslie

    At my wedding in 1964, my bridesmaid carried long-stemmed Talisman Roses in a multi-hued coral color that was stunning against their gold brocade dresses.

  2. mary Chawla

    I thought from my childhood that talisman’s name was “tea rose.” How surprised was I to learn that my mother’s favorite rose was only developed in 1929 when she was a bride!!

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