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James Delahanty
Discussion id : 84-454
most recent 24 APR 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 22 APR 15 by cottagerose
Hi, may I get a cutting of your Souvenir d'Alphonse Lavallée? I cannot find it anywhere, I have looked for over a year now.
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 23 APR 15 by Patricia Routley
Mr. Delahanty died in 2013. His family may still have this rose - but in that rose's file, have you tried looking under BUY FROM? Heirloom Roses, Roses Unlimited and Hortico in Canada are shown there to be listing 'Souvenir d'Alphonse Lavalee' .
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 23 APR 15 by cottagerose
Roses Unlimited had none last year, none being propagated this year and probably none next year either. Heirloom got rid of it, and it appears Hortico does not have it, I will try calling tomorrow. A place in England has it, however I do not think I would be able to order from there.
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 24 APR 15 by Loggerite
Sure. Do you still live at 4118 Saugus Ave
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403?
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Discussion id : 4-410
most recent 16 NOV 03 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 15 NOV 03 by Unregistered Guest
How often does "Long Tall Sally" rebloom? Is it hardy in zone 5?
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 16 NOV 03 by Unregistered Guest
I cannot answer the question regarding the hardiness of LTS. I grow it in Zone 9 or 10 where we haven't had a frost since 1990. As for the bloom, it is near continuous from the first blooms in April until it is forcibly stopped in December to induce dormancy... I have to admit that this is one of my favorite roses, the near brown pink buds opening to a white blend in glorious clusters of single flowers. It resists our main diseases--powdery mildew and rust---and the foliage is clean. The growth pattern is upright--almost columnar. I hope it is hardy. JD
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