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'Rosa banksiae R.Br.' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 95-156
most recent 30 SEP 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 30 SEP 16 by Olympia
Hi everybodyreading !
I plan to get a rosa banksiae banksiae grow in a knotted curlywillowtree (hence salix tortuosa/babylonica) -which should be allright bùt : it faces north/northwest!
So what do y' all think , is this feasable either way or other?
Thanks for your answers !!
Olympia
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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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