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Ass, Bitch, and Family: <p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837495235/thebibliosphere-systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837320641/systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837209755/thebibliosphere-88linesabout44fangirls" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837052036/88linesabout44fangirls-thebibliosphere-the" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://88linesabout44fangirls.tumblr.com/post/160822498525/thebibliosphere-the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you" class="tumblr_blog">88linesabout44fangirls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160820362341/the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you-can-just-about" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>The Demon Rose is waking up. You can just about see the first hint of electric pink starting to come through in the bud. </p> <p>You can also see where she’s pushing so hard up against the house she’s dislodged the window screen. What a clingy baby :D</p> </blockquote> <p>Oh, I showed one of your posts about the Demon Rose Bush to an organic gardening friend. She’s recommending massive pruning until it gets under control, but considering how high that bitch is I don’t think that’s feasible.</p> </blockquote> <p>Hahahahaha, we tried to kill this thing when we first moved in back in 2015 by cutting it all the way down to ground level and etd tried to kill the roots with literal poison cause we didnt want to try and deal with pruning something where the largest thorn was the length of my pinky finger. She grew back taller within 4 months, absorbed her trellis into her vines and continued to bloom right up until December. <i>In Minnesota</i>. </p> <p>Last year she retained her blooms until January of this year. Everything else besides the neighborhood evergreens was dead, and we had hot pink blooms in -20'c weather, in several feet of snow. </p> <p>Ain’t <i>shit </i> gonna kill this thing, and since Tumblr adopted her as my plant familiar to go with the rest of my weird ass house (the tags new folk are looking for are #the house that cthulu built and #demon rose) I’ve started talking to her and she’s the god damn healthiest most terrifying thing in our yard. I love her. </p> <p>I’m going to attempt to do some delicate pruning this year and nudge her back onto a trellis (several trellises…trelli?), cause the way her thorns tap against the living room window when the wind blows is a tiny bit unnerving, but yea, nah. 6ft Demon Rose is here to stay. I’ve made my peace with this.</p> <p>Especially after last year when I made the comment in passing about needing to kill the lily cluster by the side of our house that had spring up in their hundreds (I am very very not good allergic to all lilies), and she expanded outward and quite literally <i>throttled them with her roots. </i> That was…considerate of her… </p> </blockquote> <p>Holy shit I have a rose in my back garden <em>IDENTICAL </em>to that. </p> <p>I call it the Felony Rose, since I kindasortamaybe <em>technically </em>stole it. </p> <p>They were gonna bulldoze an old farmhouse that had this huge (15x20) rosebush growing alongside it. So, I rolled up with the truck and a shovel and a pair of hedge clippers around midnight. </p> <p>Dug that whole monster out (which involved much sweat, blood, and swearing) whacked it back to a manageable size, and took it home. </p> <p>It is now in my back garden, eating my coral bells and lilies and cackling to itself as it spreads. </p> <p>It is also electric pink. It barely even wilted, despite it’s rough treatment. </p> <p>Also, in the lot they bulldozed to build that new house, suckers of the fucker are coming back. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>SHE HAS FAMILY, I CAN’T WAIT TO TELL HER</p> </blockquote> <p>I MADE A POST ABOUT THIS ROSE JUST THE OTHER DAY</p><p>FAMILY PHOTOS</p><p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and">http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and</a></p></blockquote>
Ass, Bitch, and Family: <p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837495235/thebibliosphere-systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837320641/systlin-thebibliosphere" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160837209755/thebibliosphere-88linesabout44fangirls" class="tumblr_blog">systlin</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160837052036/88linesabout44fangirls-thebibliosphere-the" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://88linesabout44fangirls.tumblr.com/post/160822498525/thebibliosphere-the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you" class="tumblr_blog">88linesabout44fangirls</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://thebibliosphere.tumblr.com/post/160820362341/the-demon-rose-is-waking-up-you-can-just-about" class="tumblr_blog">thebibliosphere</a>:</p>
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<p>The Demon Rose is waking up. You can just about see the first hint of electric pink starting to come through in the bud. </p>

<p>You can also see where she’s pushing so hard up against the house she’s dislodged the window screen. What a clingy baby :D</p>
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<p>Oh, I showed one of your posts about the Demon Rose Bush to an organic gardening friend. She’s recommending massive pruning until it gets under control, but considering how high that bitch is I don’t think that’s feasible.</p>
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<p>Hahahahaha, we tried to kill this thing when we first moved in back in 2015 by cutting it all the way down to ground level and etd tried to kill the roots with literal poison cause we didnt want to try and deal with pruning something where the largest thorn was the length of my pinky finger. She grew back taller within 4 months, absorbed  her trellis into her vines and continued to bloom right up until December. <i>In Minnesota</i>. </p>

<p>Last year she retained her blooms until January of this year. Everything else besides the neighborhood evergreens was dead, and we had hot pink blooms in -20'c weather, in several feet of snow. </p>

<p>Ain’t  <i>shit </i> gonna kill this thing, and since Tumblr adopted her as my plant familiar to go with the rest of my weird ass house (the tags new folk are looking for are #the house that cthulu built and #demon rose) I’ve started talking to her and she’s the god damn healthiest most terrifying thing in our yard. I love her. </p>

<p>I’m going to attempt to do some delicate pruning this year and nudge her back onto a trellis (several trellises…trelli?), cause the way her thorns tap against the living room window when the wind blows is a tiny bit unnerving, but yea, nah. 6ft Demon Rose is here to stay. I’ve made my peace with this.</p>

<p>Especially after last year when I made the comment in passing about needing to kill the lily cluster by the side of our house that had spring up in their hundreds (I am very very not good allergic to all lilies), and she expanded outward and quite literally  <i>throttled them with her roots. </i> That was…considerate of her… </p>
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<p>Holy shit I have a rose in my back garden <em>IDENTICAL </em>to that. </p>
<p>I call it the Felony Rose, since I kindasortamaybe <em>technically </em>stole it. </p>
<p>They were gonna bulldoze an old farmhouse that had this huge (15x20) rosebush growing alongside it. So, I rolled up with the truck and a shovel and a pair of hedge clippers around midnight. </p>
<p>Dug that whole monster out (which involved much sweat, blood, and swearing) whacked it back to a manageable size, and took it home. </p>
<p>It is now in my back garden, eating my coral bells and lilies and cackling to itself as it spreads. </p>
<p>It is also electric pink. It barely even wilted, despite it’s rough treatment. </p>
<p>Also, in the lot they bulldozed to build that new house, suckers of the fucker are coming back. <br/></p>
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<p>SHE HAS FAMILY, I CAN’T WAIT TO TELL HER</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I MADE A POST ABOUT THIS ROSE JUST THE OTHER DAY</p><p>FAMILY PHOTOS</p><p><a href="http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and">http://systlin.tumblr.com/post/160821072130/the-felony-rose-shown-here-eating-the-lilies-and</a></p></blockquote>

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