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'Salet' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 85-761
most recent 8 JUN 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 8 JUN 15 by Salix
Very fresh blooms have a strong golden yellow flush at the petal base.
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Reply #1 of 4 posted 8 JUN 15 by Robert Neil Rippetoe
I asked Ralph Moore why he never used this one. He said he never cared for it.
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Reply #2 of 4 posted 8 JUN 15 by Salix
Curious. It is the healthiest and all-around best OGR here.
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Reply #3 of 4 posted 8 JUN 15 by Robert Neil Rippetoe
It surprised me too. Later in life he did use "Gabrielle Noyelle'. Go figure.
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Reply #4 of 4 posted 8 JUN 15 by Salix
Gabriel looks like a nice rose. I guess the yellow blush I noticed helped be unpink. Also good to know it passes down repeat.

I am going to put Salet pollen on Oakington Ruby, the seedlings will be crap- but if the China is homozygous for carotene decomposing enzymes, maybe a few of the f1 and f2 will have yellow. It would be interesting.
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Discussion id : 34-342
most recent 28 FEB 09 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 28 FEB 09 by Unregistered Guest
I live in zone 6, ten miles north of Boston on the ocean (in a small city). I have grown Salet in a shaded area for four years now and have never seen any winter dieback - no damage to the canes at all, not even at the very tips. I strongly suspect this rose is hardy north of zone 6, probably by more than one zone.
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Discussion id : 16-862
most recent 21 FEB 07 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 21 FEB 07 by Bill Raimond's Rose Garden
I've grown 'Salet', a Moss, for over three years and I can say without doubt that for a repeating Moss or a Perpetual Moss if you please, my plants have produced an awful lot of clear pink blossoms in the spring and again in the fall with a few wonderful blooms spread out in between (I feed heavily with organics). Admittedly the mossing is light, but the fragrance is wonderful and on the sweet side. The foliage is a bright green and suffers very little from black spot, I would say that less then 25 percent of the foliage is affected, and if you have a spray program, you should have little to no black spot (BS). Please note, I spray VERY little-- and when I do, its during the winter and then again in the spring and after that only when or if needed. I will use a light mixture of Phyton 27 as a drench (5.5 percent solution of copper). BS is not stranger in my garden; I have many plants that really suffer from this disease, however 'Salet' is not one of them. To make a long story short, I really would not be without this wonderful rose; 'Salet' will always have a place in my garden.
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Discussion id : 14-034
most recent 13 SEP 06 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 SEP 06 by aray

Birmingham, Alabama


When it blooms, the scent is to die for.  Other than that, it is disease-ridden.  The canes have a graceful shape, which is good since they're bare most of the time.  I have tried pegging to encourage blooms, doesn't seem to be working.  Very stingy bloomer.

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