Dr. Jim Sproul
On today's episode, Dr. Jim Sproul, a physician, shares with us his 2nd profession as a rose hybridizer. For the past 35 years, his cross-pollination of roses has brought many beautiful roses to the backyard gardener.
Named roses that he has hybridized include ‘Honey Dijon’, ‘Brick House® Pink’, ‘Candy Sunblaze’®, Heather Sproul’, the Eyeconic® series and ‘Thrive!’. Mentored by Ralph Moore,
(Father of the miniature rose) he has a great love for miniature and Hulthemia roses. Jim’s goal is to produce novel rose seedlings that also have good health. For the latest from Jim follow him on Facebook here.
Jim's beautiful rose THRIVE is thriving on a scorching day in the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden...
The ‘Darlow’s Enigma’ x Hulthemia micro mini that
A.R.T.S. MASTER ROSE... Pink Brick House
ROSE CHAT TEAM:
Executive Producer & On-Air Personality:
Chris VanCleave - www.RedneckRosarian.com
Creator of the Rose Chat Podcast. Mr. VanCleave is a nationally known rosarian, television personality, speaker and advocate for the rose.
Content Creator & On-Air Personality:
Teresa Byington - www.TheGardenDiary.com
Co-Host Teresa Byington promotes roses as an integral part of the landscape, as a Consulting Rosarian, Master Gardener, writer, and speaker.
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