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'Gruss an Teplitz' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 104-022
most recent 4 AUG HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 4 AUG by Sambolingo
Available from - Old Market Farm
www.oldmarketfarm.com
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Discussion id : 98-236
most recent 29 MAR HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 29 MAR by Give me caffeine
A bit scruffy at times. Would really prefer thicker and more consistent foliage cover.

However, it seems generally healthy and the flowers, when it has them, are worth the wait.
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Discussion id : 84-549
most recent 30 APR 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 29 APR 15 by scvirginia
New Bedding Rose.
Gruss An Teplitz.

This beautiful Rose was illustrated in colors on the cover of our 1902 Catalogue, and during last spring we distributed many thousands of plants and never have we received so many flattering reports from pleased customers as we did from this variety.

This, the reddest of all red Roses, is to the amateur who has no greenhouse and depends on his garden for flowers one of the most important varieties yet introduced. It is a Rose for everybody, succeeding under the most ordinary conditions, and is destined to take rank with such old-time favorites as Hermosa, Malmaison, Soupert, etc. In color it is of the richest scarlet imaginable, shading to a velvety crimson as the flowers mature;
in size it is larger than Hermosa, very fragrant, a free, strong grower, quite hardy, and the most profuse bloomer known to us, the mass of color produced being truly phenomenal; the foliage is extremely beautiful, all the younger growth being of a bronzy plum color.

Strong 2-year old plants, 30 cents each; #3.50 per dozen.

from Dreer's Quarterly Wholesale Price List, January - March, 1903, p.39
HENRY A. DREER, 714 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/149298#page/45/mode/1up
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 30 APR 15 by Patricia Routley
Thank you Virginia. Reference added and appreciated.
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Discussion id : 73-564
most recent 16 AUG 13 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 16 AUG 13 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Gruss an Teplitz is very strongly scented in my alkaline clay ... the scent is consistently good regardless of the weather, be it 90 degrees or cooler. The prickles are small and harmless. Came down with mildew initially as a young band in acidic potting soil. I planted in my alkaline clay, and mildew is gone. Very healthy for the past 3 years.
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