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'Arthur Hillier' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 114-640
most recent 27 DEC 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 27 DEC 18 by Les Racines du Vent
Has anyone noticed a glaucous hue on the foliage?
The clone I received at the nursery last year has a quite conspicuous foliage, of a light and luminous glaucous fresh green.
Since it didn't bloom yet I cannot speak of the flowers and, since there is no reference about this feature I wonder if any of you noticed this to find out if it is the true variety i have.
Thanks in advance!
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Discussion id : 98-432
most recent 7 APR 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 7 APR 17 by Andrew from Dolton
Hillier's manual of Trees and Shrubs. Fifth edition 1984

p 331
'Arthur Hillier' (macrophylla x moyesii). A vigorous, large shrub with semi-erect branches. the multitudes of large, rose-crimson flowers in June and July are followed in autumn by conspicuous , bright red, flask-shaped fruits. Occurred in our Sarum Road nursery, Winchester, in about 1938. A.M. 1977.
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Discussion id : 98-430
most recent 7 APR 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 7 APR 17 by CybeRose
Pleasure from Plants - Page 213 (1966)
Edward Hyams
'Arthur Hillier' : This is for large gardens, only, since in time it attains a height of twelve feet and a spread of quite as much, a huge fountain of graceful branches which bear a vast number of pale crimson flowers succeeded by scarlet hips. This rose is a cross between R. macrophylla and R. moyesii and a very great beauty when well grown.
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Discussion id : 98-429
most recent 7 APR 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 7 APR 17 by CybeRose
Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society - Page vii (1969)
'Arthur Hillier', the tallest of all our shrub roses. Being a cross between R. moyesii and macrophylla, it has large, single, purple-pink flowers, followed by fine red hips.
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