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'MEItraligh' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 107-853
most recent 16 FEB SHOW ALL
Initial post 9 FEB by Michael Garhart
"Bloody Mary™ ‘Meitraligh’ PPAF
Class/Color: Floribunda/Deep bright red, non-fading • Bloom/Size: Small petals • Height/Habit: Bushy, up to 3 ½’ h • Petal Count: 10 –12 • Fragrance: Very slight • Parentage: Noawel X Meidanu • Hybridizer: Meilland® International •Introducer: Star® Roses and Plants • Comments: Bloody Mary™ has an excellent strong, dark red flower color and reblooms throughout the season with a lot of flower power on each flush. It has excellent disease resistance for the type and performs well on its own roots."

Reply #1 of 2 posted 16 FEB by Patricia Routley
Thank you Michael.
I have presumed the introducer was Star Pennsylvania, and not Star California?
Reply #2 of 2 posted 16 FEB by Michael Garhart
I assume so. The Star Roses site doesn't list where they are primarily, but the job opportunities page is 100% Pennsylvania addresses.
Discussion id : 107-427
most recent 8 FEB SHOW ALL
Initial post 13 JAN by jmile
The name of this rose has been changed from Bloody Mary to Brick House.
Reply #1 of 5 posted 14 JAN by Patricia Routley
Thanks. 'Brick House' added.
Reply #2 of 5 posted 8 FEB by Michael Garhart
I feel like there is a Wizard of Oz joke in the name change.
Reply #3 of 5 posted 8 FEB by Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Should probably be called Burnt Mary, or even Burnt Brick House. Petals burn severely in the sun, making for a distinctly unattractive bloom.
Reply #4 of 5 posted 8 FEB by Michael Garhart
Yikes. Its bred from the same parent of Canyon Road, which seemed bomb proof in my garden. I didn't understand why they released another red from the same parent, when the first one seems pretty good.

The only bad part about Canyon Road was that it sent up 2 long limbs in September, but it was otherwise super resilient. I couldn't complain, since winter pruning fixes the issue.

The male parent of this one is Tamango, which brought us Preference, which seems really heat resilient. I guess Brick House (what a bizarre name..) just couldn't recreate that magic.
Reply #5 of 5 posted 8 FEB by Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Agreed. Grow them both. Canyon Road can be a low growing octopus here too, but is otherwise good. I put Canyon Road so it grows over the edge of my deck, where it can octopus away all it likes. And I also like Preference here.
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