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steve fritz
most recent 26 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 26 OCT by steve fritz
My plant is fantastically vigorous.

In my zone 7 [NC] garden it grows 13 feet tall (maybe more) and 8 feet wide. The flowers are 4" across with some scent. It needs spraying for blackspot and though the flowers are nice, they are not produced in enough abundance to balance the large size of the plant. My front porch is built 6 feet above the ground and when standing on it I can bend over the stems to take a sniff of her flowers.
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most recent 26 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 26 OCT by steve fritz
Grows 6 ft tall and 4 ft wide in my zone 7 [NC] garden.

Prolific bloomer, pretty flower, nice scent, and fertile as both a seed and pollen parent. On my short list of favorites.
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most recent 25 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 OCT by steve fritz
This bush grows 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide in my zone 7 [N.C] garden. It produces perfectly shaped 3 1/2 inch blooms, but not too many of them. It has no discernible fragrance for me and is prone to blackspot. It's best quality is that it holds it yellow color very well though our intense sun and heat. It has no particular outstanding quality which recommends it.
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most recent 23 OCT SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 30 NOV 16 by steve fritz
Seedlings of Silver Jubilee tend to be dense and bushy. But not particularly disease resistant.
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Reply #1 of 13 posted 21 OCT by jmile
Silver Jubilee does well here in zone 9B in a no spray garden. It shows no tendency toward disease.
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Reply #2 of 13 posted 21 OCT by steve fritz
Which varieties of roses do you grow there that appear free of disease? And how long have they been in place?
Roses often do not show diseases until they have been in the same spot in the garden for 2 or 3 years. I think the pathogens need to get established in the soil around them.
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Reply #3 of 13 posted 21 OCT by jmile
I have over 3000 rose plants of all kinds. Most of the roses are HT (many of which are Florist Roses) and FL. The weather here is 90 to over 100 degrees for most of the summer. The only time I have any sign of fungus in my garden is in the spring. When it gets hot, the leaves affected fall off and new growth appears fungus free. All of the roses in the main garden have been there more than 10 year. When I first planted my garden, I used fungicides. Then one year I didn't spray and the roses did better than ever. I now have a spray free garden except for the Fusilade II that I spray to prevent grasses and a pre-emergent that we spray once in the winter.
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Reply #4 of 13 posted 21 OCT by steve fritz
It appears you live in southern California. Here in North Carolina the air much more humid and rain a problem. We had 2 hurricanes blow through there this year and had a stretch of heavy rain seven days in a row.

Fungus was a problem for us.

3000 roses it a lot. How did you acquire so many??

I looked at some of your photos. Gypsy Curiosa for example.

Do you have this rose growing in your garden?

Do you have a computerized list of the roses in your possession?

If so, I'd be interested in checking it out.



But if it not already compiled I can't imagine trying to run down the names of so many roses.
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Reply #5 of 13 posted 22 OCT by Patricia Routley
Steve, would you please delete your email address from your comment. Thanks.
jmile has a list of 1,651 roses listed on HelpMeFind. See their MEMBER GARDEN..... PLANTS GROWN.
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Reply #6 of 13 posted 22 OCT by steve fritz
How do I do that??

Feel free to do it if it can be done by you.
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Reply #7 of 13 posted 22 OCT by Patricia Routley
In your post on the right, you will see EDIT POST.
Highlight the offending words (your email address) and press Delete.
Apparently displaying your email address publicly attracts spam to the site - and nobody wants that.
Your email address is securely listed in your member listing where like-minded rosarians can make contact with each other.
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Reply #8 of 13 posted 22 OCT by jmile
I acquired so many because I have been growing roses for a long time----and I had a lot of great resources for these roses. Unfortunately many of these resources no longer exist. I got a lot of florist roses from Carlton's ---and a lot of great and hard to find roses from Cliff Orent's Eurodesert Roses and Vintage Roses. Yes I do have Gypsy Curiosa and Blue Curiosa---Which is quite lovely too. HMF has a list of my roses.
A good source for hard to find roses now is the CCRS auction. I bid online ---and they ship them to me.
I live in the San Francisco Bay area---inland about 40 miles. It is a very hot and mild climate with low humidity most of the time.
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Reply #9 of 13 posted 22 OCT by steve fritz
This is the first time I have ever heard of the CCRS auction.

I live in North Carolina.

What is the standard bid for these roses??

What is a normal price range??

I reviewed the list and there are a few I'd like to have
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Reply #10 of 13 posted 23 OCT by jmile
From past experience they range anywhere. I know that is no help, but I just bid what I think that it is worth to me and wait to see what it is worth to someone else. The online rep only goes up to your bid. If you bid $30 and the other top bid is $20, You only pay a $1 more at $21. If I am wrong, please someone correct me.
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Reply #11 of 13 posted 23 OCT by steve fritz
OK thanks.

I put in a bid for a rose and I suppose I'll hear if I won by the end of the month.

Are you bidding on any?
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Reply #12 of 13 posted 23 OCT by jmile
Yes.
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Reply #13 of 13 posted 23 OCT by steve fritz
Good luck...

{Unless we are bidding on the same rose}
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