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'Blueberry Hill ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 10-853
most recent 31 JAN SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 13 JAN 06 by Cass's Garden With Roses
The spring flush is wonderful. Blueberry Hill has rust every summer and anthracnose. The budded plant has rose mosaic virus, appalling in a newly released patented rose. Mauve roses rarely fail to disappoint.
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Reply #1 of 4 posted 29 JAN by drossb1986
Mauve and purple roses are almost always guaranteed to disappoint. I've yet to meet one that didn't leave me disappointed.
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Reply #2 of 4 posted 30 JAN by Jay-Jay
Try a mossed rose like William Lobb. Never disappoints one. Or Erinnerung an Brod... Maybe Veilchenblau.
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Reply #3 of 4 posted 30 JAN by Margaret Furness
Rhapsody in Blue does well in my garden, and Blue for You in my sister's garden (both zone 9b). But I'm gradually moving to the view that the colour of RIB is a bit harsh among my heritage roses.
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Reply #4 of 4 posted 31 JAN by Andrew from Dolton
I would definitely have to second what Jay-Jay says adding 'Bleu Magenta', 'Zigeunerknabe' and 'Baby Faurax' to the list. These roses in my garden have some of the bluest tints I have yet to see in a rose flower.
In my experience roses like 'Blue for You' or 'Blue Moon' make lovely cut flower but the colour can be hard to place in the garden without the bush sticking out like a sore thumb.
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Discussion id : 80-720
most recent 26 SEP 14 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 26 SEP 14 by Anita silicon valley
How does it last in the vase? It looks so pretty. Does it like the heat?
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Discussion id : 36-329
most recent 29 OCT 10 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 13 MAY 09 by Chris
it wants a lot of light. mine has not prospered in a low light setting. no disease. survives a 5b winter.
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 14 MAY 09 by Cass
How well does Blueberry Hill survive Zone 5b winters? With protection? Cane hardy? Crown hardy? I'm sure HMF users in colder climates are interested in the details.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 29 OCT 10 by a_carl76
In 5a it is snowline hardy so can benefit from some covering. Always vigorous in its return.
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Discussion id : 35-366
most recent 7 APR 09 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 7 APR 09 by Unregistered Guest
Available from - David Austin Roses
davidaustinroses.com
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