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'Rosa banksiae R.Br.' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 89-021
most recent 5 NOV 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 4 NOV 15 by scvirginia
The description page gives the average diameter as being 5". I wonder if that can be correct? A French reference says the diameter is 2.5cm, which is just under 1".

Virginia
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 4 NOV 15 by Rupert, Kim L.
It would seem a "." was missed when entering the bloom size. ".5" " rather than 5".
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 5 NOV 15 by scvirginia
I wondered if that could be what happened, but it's been a little while since I saw a Banksia bloom up close, so couldn't remember if the blooms were that small.

I was pretty sure 5" was much too big, though!

Thanks,
Virginia
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Discussion id : 60-617
most recent 5 JAN 12 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 5 JAN 12 by CybeRose
Hortus Bengalensis by William Roxburgh (1814) p. 38
Rosa inermis - Ch. Pah-mo-li, 15 (Donor and time) Mr. W. Kerr, 1812

Note 15: The double white, and Wong-mo-ne-he-vong, the double yellow.
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Discussion id : 44-568
most recent 10 MAY 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 10 MAY 10 by pem
Bank's roses are the lead article in the Dave's Garden online post for May 10, 2010. Comments include reports of light purple (Texas) and pink (Florida) flowers. Would someone who knows more please look into this? The Florida grower has white flowers as well. The Texan? I would love to know more about this.
Thank you very much to each person who has something to add.
Pem Kahler
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Discussion id : 43-667
most recent 2 APR 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 2 APR 10 by quokka70
I think the hardiness should be "6b and warmer" rather than "6b through 9b".
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 2 APR 10 by HMF Admin
When do not have specific hardiness information we assign a default range.
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