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Discussion id : 97-503
most recent 13 FEB 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 FEB 17 by Rosewild
I am the discoverer of "General Vallejo's Yellow Banksiae" Rose and am trying to determine how broadly it is distributed anywhere in the world.
I authored an article detailing its features in the February, 2017 issue of The Rose Letter, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp.6-8. In summary the distinguishing characters are flowers yellow with ca. 75 petals per flower and a diameter of 4.4 cm. with a pedicel ca. 6.5 cm long. So this is larger than the Rosa Banksiae lutea with ca. 40 petals per flower and a diameter of 3.3 cm. with a pedicel ca. 4.2 cm. long. Please contact me if you find this rose with its location: gersdonald@yahoo.com. Thanks for your help.
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Discussion id : 97-050
most recent 25 JAN 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 JAN 17 by Junie Burns
Can anyone tell me what rose this is.
it grows around two feet tall and gets a green tint in the fall.
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Discussion id : 96-175
most recent 4 DEC 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 4 DEC 16 by Andrew from Dolton
Does anyone know the name of this rose? My neighbour's mother planted it years ago. It was sold by a nurseryman as a "hedging rose". It has made a very dense suckering thicket about 2 metres high. The leaves have a distinct bluish sheen. I thought it could have been one of the Penzance briars but the leaves have no apple scent. Any help would be much appreciated, thank you.
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Discussion id : 80-843
most recent 10 OCT 14 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 2 OCT 14 by Margaret Furness
Anyone know this one? Photo taken very early in the (spring) season - few roses are out. Early enough to wonder if it's an Alister Clark rose. The bush is about 1.6m high, with very prickly bare legs. The flower colour is nearer red than pink (the camera doesn't show it well), and it fades and blues a bit with age. Little perfume. Others in the row are a small floribunda and a couple reverted to R indica major, which hasn't been used much as an understock in the last 40 years here, except by backyard growers for a hardware chain. The building may be more recent than the rose. Zone 9b.
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Reply #1 of 5 posted 3 OCT 14 by Jane Z
bloom is a very 'AC hue' where sun glasses for safe viewing are advisable :)

wonder if shape & height is a consequence of the plant being bumped & jostled by pedestrians & therefore subject to fairly informal but frequent 'tip pruning'?
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Reply #2 of 5 posted 4 OCT 14 by Patricia Routley
Margaret, I'd guess you would know 'Norah Cunningham'? It is a climber , but prickly and about the same colour.
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Reply #3 of 5 posted 4 OCT 14 by Margaret Furness
Could be, though this one's overall impression is of a red rose. The closest so far.
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Reply #4 of 5 posted 10 OCT 14 by Eric Timewell
Looks to me like McGredy's Isobel of 1916.
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Reply #5 of 5 posted 10 OCT 14 by Patricia Routley
Seems to have more petals than 'Isobel's five petals
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