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"Caldwell Pink" rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 112-274
most recent 21 JUL 18 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 20 JUL 18 by NewDawn
In the Columbus Park of Roses during a three-week drought that followed a harsh winter with continuing freeze-thaw late into the spring, Pink Pet was the healthiest rose in mid July, completely covered in blooms. I would change its size however, as it was easily five and a half to 6 feet tall and double in width. This is in zone 5 to 6 in Columbus, Ohio. I was shocked as I had planned to use my three as front of the border bushes.
Reply #1 of 3 posted 20 JUL 18 by Patricia Routley
We have it currently shown as Height 3' to 4'. Width of 3' to 4'.
Are you saying we should show it as Height 3' to 6'. Width 3' to 12'?
Reply #2 of 3 posted 21 JUL 18 by NewDawn
Yes. It was definitely at least five and a half feet tall. I wish I had taken a picture but I don't actually live in Columbus, I was just there to see the garden. I'm unsure what to say for width as I did not try to peer through the thicket to see if it was more than one plant. However, they normally do not plant multiples. I cannot stress how huge healthy and floriferous this plant was amongst a sea of puny leafless bushes in their historical Rose section. It was just about the best looking Rose in the entire Garden of 1200 bushes.
Reply #3 of 3 posted 21 JUL 18 by Patricia Routley
Thanks for confirming the sizes, NewDawn. We've increased them.
Discussion id : 91-082
most recent 23 FEB 16 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 23 FEB 16 by kysusan
ARS 8.7
Discussion id : 81-345
most recent 29 OCT 14 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 29 OCT 14 by sam w
I like the fact that for me this rose blooms relatively late in the Spring season (which would be odd if it were really a China). Together with the setigera climbers it adds a couple of extra weeks to the Spring flush.
Discussion id : 77-391
most recent 30 MAR 14 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 30 MAR 14 by mtspace
Its flowers are very neatly formed, and it is among the most generous of roses in producing blossoms. The plant is wonderfully branched and shrubby. It's one of a few roses whose foliage turns a wonderful red color in the late fall. Here in zone 7, a few red leaves persist well into the winter. If its flowers were the least bit fragrant, this would definitely be among my favorite roses. I'm planting three more this spring, along with three Katharina Zeimet and three Gabrielle Privat, hoping they will consort happily. I buy mine from Antique Rose Emporium where the plant is listed as Caldwell Pink.
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