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'Livin' Easy ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 105-579
most recent 28 OCT SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 14 SEP by NorthWestRider
Most cultivars demonstrated the same resistance or susceptibility in both leaf and flower buds to the three strains of mildew. However, in one cultivar, ‘Fellowship’ also known as ‘Livin’ Easy’ it was observed that leaf buds were highly susceptible while flower buds were very rarely infested.
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 14 SEP by Patricia Routley
Is this a quote from some reference?
Susceptible to what?
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 28 OCT by Michael Garhart
It's not an uncommon trait.

Scarlet Moss and Canyon Road both do this, when heat stressed. Mildew will appear on the buds, and will disappear in the next flush if the weather changes enough.
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Discussion id : 93-303
most recent 9 JUN 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 9 JUN 16 by jim1961
I shovel pruned our Livin Easy as it got to much blackspot here in our Central Pa no spray garden...
Otherwise I liked it...
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Discussion id : 73-919
most recent 2 JUN 15 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 4 SEP 13 by jim1961
Hi all,

I really liked Livin Easy BUT had to shovel prune because of bad blackspot in our no
spray garden!
LE got through our winters fine, grew fast, and LE bloomed well with 3+" bloom size...

LOCATION: CENTRAL PA....
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Reply #1 of 7 posted 5 SEP 13 by Jay-Jay
The same over here and it got weaker every year and died.
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Reply #2 of 7 posted 9 MAY 15 by Shredder
It had blackspot in my garden as well. It died last year after a very, very cold winter in zone 6/5.
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Reply #3 of 7 posted 9 MAY 15 by Jay-Jay
The final blow indeed came from a very cold winter too over here.
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Reply #4 of 7 posted 2 JUN 15 by sutekesh
This is the third season in my garden, Zone 6b Switzerland and already showing signs of black spot - again!! I am going to make a habit of reading the member comments and not just the main page in future.
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Reply #5 of 7 posted 2 JUN 15 by Jay-Jay
A very good intention! Sometimes ratings are a hint too.
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Reply #6 of 7 posted 2 JUN 15 by Jay-Jay
So the statement in the description, that this rose is "very blackspot-resistent", can be referred to the garbage bin... or to the land of the fairy-tales.
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Reply #7 of 7 posted 2 JUN 15 by Patricia Routley
Binned. Thanks Jay-Jay
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Discussion id : 64-474
most recent 23 MAY 12 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 23 MAY 12 by Jay-Jay
Ought to withstand zone 5b winters, but it didn't survive last winter. Temps to minus 20 and almost no snow and a lotta sun.
Other roses, that ought to die under such circumstances, froze back, but came back fresh and healthy.
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