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most recent 30 MAY HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 30 MAY by drogers
A very clean plant here in Central Florida. Disease free. No sign of any prickles.
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most recent 14 JAN HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 JAN by drogers
The patent attributed to this variety is the patent for a variety known as Little Sizzler.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 14 JAN by Patricia Routley
Thank you. Corrected.
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most recent 28 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 26 OCT by drogers
Modern Roses 12 shows the second word spelled Oktavia for the registered name. Which is correct ?
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 27 OCT by Patricia Routley
I don't know, but I have just done a physical check of every issue of Modern Roses (I don't have No. 11) and they all, from Modern Roses 1 to 10 showed 'Fraulein Octavia Hesse'.
2007 Modern Roses 12, page 170 showed 'Fraulein Oktavia Hesse'.

Perhaps a German member might enlighten us on H. A. Hesse and his wife who apparently lived in Ems.
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 28 OCT by jedmar
The correct name is definitely "Fräulein Octavia Hesse", although German publications are also not consistent. However all early references, as well as a letter of Mr. Hesse to "Deutscher Garten" spell the name with a c.
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 28 OCT by Patricia Routley
Thanks Jedmar.
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most recent 9 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 9 OCT by drogers
If anyone knows how to get in touch with Diann Giles please let me know at areverenceforroses.com. I have come across some of her roses from the garden of Alicia Whidden and would like to introduce them all to commerce. I have some questions about some of the non registered varieties.
Thank you,
Donald Rogers
A Reverence For Roses Inc

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