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'The Yeoman' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 72-387
most recent 15 JUN 13 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 15 JUN 13 by Janine Arlette
My favorite rose by far.
Outstanding in color, shape of blooms and fragrance. Her flowers look illuminated as though a lightbulb was shining inside of them. Very vivid and absolutely gorgeous.
Not a rapid grower though.
In my garden (Baden-Baden, Germany) she is among the healthier roses like all David Austin roses.
It's a shame she was discountinued and is so hard to find nowadays.
In my garden both examples of The Yeoman bloom in many flushes throughout the season -> in this point I disagree with the HMF description.
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Discussion id : 37-938
most recent 13 JUL 09 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 12 JUL 09 by Robert Neil Rippetoe
Buck used Austin's, 'The Yeoman' in his breeding work.

See 'Distant Drums', 'Country Song', etc. This listing is undoubtedly superfluous.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 13 JUL 09 by Lyn G
Thank you, Robert.

Smiles,
Lyn
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Discussion id : 1-867
most recent 25 FEB 04 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-797
This rose was apparently discontinued by David Austin due to lack of vigor and susceptibility to disease. I have grown it at two different locations in California, and it seems to enjoy this climate. I have never smelled another rose that has quite the delicious suprise of myrrh fragrance as this rose. Truely intoxicating! It does have a predisposition to rust, unfortunately, but it is a great rose.
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