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'Love' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 47-236
most recent 4 AUG 10 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 2 AUG 10 by Napalm

There is some conflicting information in the "Love" grandiflora description:

"Strong fragrance"

"...bicolored flowers with no fragrance..."

Mine is not fragrant either. Please kindly check.

Reply #1 of 3 posted 2 AUG 10 by Cass
It's not unusual for information about fragrance to conflict. This is just such a case. The patent application says no fragrance while the ARS' Modern Roses describes the fragrance as "rose fragrance." Let's hope other growers of 'Love' will comment. In the interim, HMF will note that opinions differ.
Reply #2 of 3 posted 3 AUG 10 by Don H
Cass, I grew Love for a long time, and continue to smooch pollen from it at Elizabeth Park. I can attest that it has absolutely no scent here in Connecticut.
Reply #3 of 3 posted 4 AUG 10 by Cass
I've changed the fragrance to "None" and also noted that "Opinions vary" to account for the ARS description. This rose was registered, and supposedly the ARS information parrots the information submitted on behalf of the registrant.
Discussion id : 35-413
most recent 9 APR 09 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 9 APR 09 by monimoni
i purchased love last season from walmart. This rose was among many in my new garden of 34 roses. It is a sight to behold. It has nice size blooms of approx. 4 1/2, i have had no problems with blackspots, it just keeps going. It blooms repeatedly. This was its first winter here in zone 6. It came through with little protection (some mulch). I have had to give it a hard pruning but it looks great. i love this rose so much I purchased another this season to add to my growing garden of 80 roses. It's also great in a vase, last for approx a week. A must have for any garden. When it blooms i will add pics.
Discussion id : 27-943
most recent 3 JUL 08 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 3 JUL 08 by Robyn
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Discussion id : 27-149
most recent 6 JUN 08 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 6 JUN 08 by Sarah
Picked up one of these just now from the local Home Depot. It's definitely going to take some TLC to get it back together - many yellowing leaves, though by no means all (30% or so?), some leaf damage, and plenty of dead flowers to deadhead off - but I have high hopes.

I should add - this thing is definitely thorned, with big, ugly, nasty thorns. I took a look at the photos here in the listing, just to verify, and found a couple that also show thorns if you look closely.
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