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'Céline Forestier' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 26-016
most recent 3 MAY 08 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 3 MAY 08 by LJohn44
I love this rose! HMF lists the hardiness zone as 7b, the Antique Rose Emporium and Chamblee list the zone as 6, Countryside and Rogue as 7 and Hortico as a 5 (this is the nursery closest to my home and has a comparable climate). Anyone have any experience/opinion as to how it will do in zone 6? I would like to plant it against a wall that has a southern exposure. If it won't do well in zone 6, any suggestions for an alternative?
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Discussion id : 23-919
most recent 3 FEB 08 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 2 FEB 08 by bob diller
This rose and Alister Stella Grey are the two roses I hope to grow up my front porch posts and rails, but would like to know how the thorns are on it before placing it so close to pedestrian traffic. I still am getting this rose, but have a long length of new fence going in that can accomodate it if its too thorny for heavy traffic areas.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 3 FEB 08 by Robert Neil Rippetoe
'Celine Forestier' has prickles here but fewer than 'Alister Stella Gray'.
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Discussion id : 2-417
most recent 25 FEB 04 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-797
Fragile but long canes and mod. vigorous. Very few but exceptional blooms in a sheltered semi-shady site in Zone 7. Blooms are a most delicate pale yellow and multi-petalled with an exceptional fragrance
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