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"The Shell Rose rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 106-123
most recent 21 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 21 OCT by AlanaSC
Does anyone know the size of this rose?
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Discussion id : 85-635
most recent 3 JUN 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 3 JUN 15 by Tearose
I recently checked several references, and found that at the time Mary Lawrence published her book(1799), there were no Hybrid Chinas yet. She has the Shell Rose as a Centifolia, and is probably correct, as she seems to have been careful about her identifications. The found rose that tested as having Gallica and China can therefore not possibly be the Shell Rose.
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Discussion id : 20-421
most recent 25 MAY 15 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 19 JUL 07 by Margaret Furness
This may be the same as the rose grown in Australia as Petite Renoncule Violette, and classed as a gallica (comment during a very brief visit by Phillip Robinson & Gregg Lowrey).
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 26 JAN 15 by Patricia Routley
I am inclined to suggest merging "Mary Lawrance's Shell Rose" with 'Petite Renoncule Violette', but the Note on the main page of "Mary Lawrance's Shell Rose" (Francois Joyeaux] suggests caution. Has there been any consensus on these two roses?
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 25 MAY 15 by Tearose
If MLSR is the same as Red Runaround, then it is not the same as Petite Renoncule, as those two had been suggested synonyms some years ago and shown not to be the same. But the photos of Petite Renoncule also appear to be Red Runaround. Red Runaround seems to have been found in many places, and mis-identified as several other roses.
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Discussion id : 82-717
most recent 25 JAN 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 JAN 15 by Linda's Long Ago Roses
This is a very tough plant. The blooms are smallish pompons with shades of deep pink, purple and maroon. I like it.
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