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'Albertine' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 88-623
most recent 12 OCT 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 11 OCT 15 by sam w
I garden on very light soil (we are a stone's throw from a river) and, as a result, Albertine roots almost everywhere she touches ground for very long. One of of my basic off-season chores is to wade into its mass of thorny branches and uproot baby plants.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 12 OCT 15 by Jay-Jay
Maybe an idea to send them to the members in the USA, that are on the cuttings list for this rose?
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Discussion id : 58-476
most recent 2 OCT 13 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 10 NOV 11 by Patricia Routley
'Albertine' was bred in 1921 by Barbier Freres, in France from R. wichuraiana x 'Mrs. Arthur Robert Waddell, a 1908 HT. Barbier differed from other rambler breeders who used hybrid perpetual on wichuraiana to produce roses like ‘Excelsa’, Barbier used tea, hybrid tea and even pernetiana. While no parentage is listed for ‘Mrs. Arthur Robert Waddell’, and ‘Albertine’ its 1921 descendant is said to have no influence of pernetiana [Rose Pigments From the Viewpoint of the Chemist, 1988], ‘Albertine’ (the child) is so healthy for me, and ‘Mrs. A. R. Waddell (the parent) has a fair amount of black spot. Which leads me to wonder, do I have the right Mrs. Waddle? Or can a rose [Albertine] lose the signs of pernetiana in just one generation.
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 1 OCT 13 by Warren Millington
Patricia, the Mrs AR Waddell I got from Margaret has never shown any Blackspot, but at this moment a minute touch of Powdery Mildew. Mine cutting grown took a little while to get established but now is powering away in new growth and height.
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 2 OCT 13 by Patricia Routley
Thanks Warren – I was sort of querying why ‘Albertine’ is always so healthy, but now realize it is probably the wichuraiana influence from its seed parent. I am gardening in a wet winter climate. When the weather warms up and humidity strikes, black spot is a normal occurrence in my garden. I feed the roses and they produce new leaves and by the time they do, the rainfall is gone and we have no more black spot for the rest of the summer. (I will continue this comment in the ‘Mrs. A. R. Waddell’ file.)
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 2 OCT 13 by Jay-Jay
In The Netherlands, Albertine is of ill repute/infamous as for mildew. But it always comes back strong...
Except for bare frosts with sunshine.
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Discussion id : 33-538
most recent 29 JAN 09 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 29 JAN 09 by Unregistered Guest
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Discussion id : 4-021
most recent 4 JUN 08 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
I do not see the Hardiness Zones for this rose. Can anyone comment on this vital piece of information>
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
The ARS Encyclopedia of Roses lists Albertine as hardy to Zone 7. Bill Parkhurst
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 4 JUN 08 by Unregistered Guest
I grow Albertine on an east wall in Cincinnati, Ohio (zone 6) with no winter protection. No problems at all.
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