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Discussion id : 103-804
most recent 1 AUG 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 1 AUG 17 by Sambolingo
Available from - Old Market Farm
www.oldmarketfarm.com
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Discussion id : 79-768
most recent 6 AUG 14 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 6 AUG 14 by cabin in the woods
I planted this rose in the wrong place. It's huge for only a 2 year old plant (6 ft. wide) and will soon be competing for space with other roses. It should be moved or the poor thing will be pruned too much. (I'm probably too lazy to move it though.) This year it's laying on the ground mostly, but I can hardly wait for it to start mounding so the flower clusters will drape down in that beautiful way they do in photos. More than one source says it's self-cleaning . Just a few clusters on mine have been. A few others shake off easily, but most have to be deadheaded or they stick to the plant. That was a big disappointment. However, this rose has enough going for it that I'll keep it for now. Like the fragrance. Often I don't smell anything, but sometimes it's there - slight, but wonderfully fresh and sweet. It's also a very healthy rose bush (no mildew or blackspot so far), and as others have said, flowers well throughout the season.
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Discussion id : 72-186
most recent 7 JUN 13 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 5 JUN 13 by Nastarana
Is the lineage given accurate?

How did a once blooming species, R multiflora, and a seedling from R. wicherana, aslo once blooming, produce an offspring with perpetual bloom?

I like all the Medilland line, and alba is far and away the best of the lot, IMO. I would not want to be without it. I have only two roses, this and Darwin's Enigma, which are excellent performers with no extra care needed in hot, dry CA, and cold and wet NY.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 7 JUN 13 by jedmar
The lineage is based on patent information given by Meilland. 'Marthe Carron' is listed as occasionally repeating, so it may not be a sport of R. wichurana as claimed. On the other hand, Meilland may not have disclosed the full parentage.
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Discussion id : 70-037
most recent 13 FEB 13 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 FEB 13 by A Rose Man
listed as diploid in 'Resistance Breeding For Powdery Mildew and Black Spot in Roses'.
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