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'Mary Rose ®' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 25-444
most recent 3 JUN 10 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 14 APR 08 by Unregistered Guest
Can I grow the Mary Rose rose variety in the tropics? I live in Malaysia which is a tropical rainforest in the equatorial belt. We have high temperatures, high humidity and a scorching sun throughout the year. There are two fairly distinct rainy seasons a year plus occasional rain which could be a tropical shower or a downpour with thunderstorms.
I would appreciate any advice on the Mary Rose. Also, any suggestions on a rose variety suitable for this part of the world.
Why the Mary Rose? Because that's my daughter's name.
Thank you.
Theresa Manavalan
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 3 JUN 10 by Unregistered Guest
I chose the Mary Rose because it was my dear mother-in-laws'
name. This year it has turned red. I am a pink rose person.
What happened? How can I get it pink again?
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 3 JUN 10 by Patricia Routley
'Mary Rose' sported to the white 'Winchester Cathedral' in 1988. I wonder if you could have a red sport? Is it just the one cane, or all over the bush? Does the flower form seem the same as the pink 'Mary Rose'? I have a cane on my white 'Winchester Cathedral' that fairly regularly reverts to the pink 'Mary Rose' so I think there is a bit of instability there somewhere.
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 3 JUN 10 by Jay-Jay
You maybe can call yourself proudly the discoverer of a red sport of the "Mary Rose"! Does the rose look, apart from the colour, completely the same as the Mary Rose? Or is its appearance completely different? In that case it could be the rootstock. Is it possible for You to upload some pictures, so they can be compared.
For the breeder of the "Mary Rose" it might be interesting or for breeders in the USA and abroad. So I would suggest to let someone inoculate this sport, and when that was successfull You might cut the rose back to the part where only pink roses emerge.
Even when it is interesting for Austin (the breeder of the Mary Rose) he might send you in exchange for cuttings some new pink-ones! Maybe You can give this rose a name, because You discovered it.
Good Luck.
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Discussion id : 31-143
most recent 24 OCT 08 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 24 OCT 08 by Unregistered Guest
Is it correct that this rose does not attract blackfly
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Discussion id : 16-725
most recent 14 FEB 07 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 14 FEB 07 by smilam
Your link to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College disease resistance is not working. I searched nsac and they must have taken the study off of their site.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 14 FEB 07 by Cass
You're right. I couldn't find it either. The link has been removed, probably out of date.
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Discussion id : 16-473
most recent 31 JAN 07 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 31 JAN 07 by Anonymous-102305
Once this plant got established it started blooming all of the time.
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