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'Gemini' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 129-125
most recent 21 SEP HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 21 SEP by MADActuary
I don't think I can add much to the comments here on this awesome rose but I just posted a killer Gemini bloom in the Photos.
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Discussion id : 64-698
most recent 16 MAY 20 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 30 MAY 12 by Stefanie Seydack
Please note that "Gemini" goes by the name of "St Johns College" in South Africa
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 30 MAY 12 by HMF Admin
Thanks.
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 28 APR 18 by lumach
Good evening Madame, Monsieur,
First, excuse me for my bad english...
I am interested in the origin of the name of St Johns College. You published a post about it a lot of time ago .... And I come a little late on this discussion ... is it possible to know for which occasion the rose has received the name of this college ? Did the college commission this rose? Was the creator a member of this college?

Merci beaucoup !

Kind regards

Pascal
Strasbourg France
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 16 MAY 20 by OldRosesAreBest
Bonjour,

I think that Ludwig's Roses of South Africa named it after the South African school in Johannesburg to commemorate an event.
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Discussion id : 117-000
most recent 31 MAY 19 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 31 MAY 19 by Plazbo
Not mentioned in the comments here but have read elsewhere.

One of the easiest seed parents to pollinate, not a lot of aborted failures, with a lot of germinating seed (often around 20 seedlings per hip). Possibly a bit of a throwback to it's ancestor Orangeade which is also reportedly easy to breed with.
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Discussion id : 93-707
most recent 24 JUN 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 24 JUN 16 by Unregistered Guest
Available from - Heirloom roses.com
http://www.heirloomroses.com/gemini.html
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