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"Darlow's Enigma" rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 85-363
most recent 23 SEP 18 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 27 MAY 15 by John Hook
The closest rose description I've found so far is 'Snowstorm' by one of the 'Pauls' at Waltham cross
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 23 SEP 18 by Michael Garhart
Looks like a better idea than Cascadia, so far.
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Discussion id : 108-904
most recent 13 JUN 18 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 1 MAR 18 by setigera
I have only seen this rose in photos, and not personally grown it. What characteristics would distinguish this from pure Rosa multiflora? From the blooms and leaf stipules it looks superficially similar, but I presume that there are some characteristics that clearly separate them. Any thoughts from those who have personal experience with the rose?
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 13 JUN 18 by Wilhelm
Continuous bloom from spring till first frost. Thorny stems. Stems are strong, so the rose can form a high bush up to 10 feet. Healthy darkish foliage. No mildew or blackspot. Non invasive. No suckering. No low lying branches on the ground that may root. Flowers slightly larger and slightly more filled than multiflora.
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Discussion id : 103-836
most recent 1 AUG 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 1 AUG 17 by Sambolingo
Available from - Old Market Farm
www.oldmarketfarm.com
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Discussion id : 38-811
most recent 18 MAY 17 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 23 AUG 09 by anonymous-308841
In my garden in central CA, this rose has no scent at all and only blooms in the spring with a small repeat flush in late summer. It's now in its 4th summer.
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 25 AUG 09 by Cass
Are you located inland or on the coast? My "Darlow's Enigma" is in bloom right now, but up in Sonoma County, we have both hot summers and cool nights caused by the coastal influence.
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 26 AUG 09 by Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
For the person who says "no scent", please cut some Darla's Enigma when a spray is first opening and take it inside for the rest of the spray to open -- you'll be amazed how much scent there is on this rose as a cut flower.

Kathy
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 18 MAY 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Found some info. that this rose is quite thorny.
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