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'Mint Julep' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 97-616
most recent 17 FEB 17 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 17 FEB 17 by Unregistered Guest
Available from - houston garden center
Discussion id : 64-313
most recent 4 FEB 14 SHOW ALL
Initial post 16 MAY 12 by goncmg
Not off to a great start and I have rose annuals from the 80's that in the Proof say things like: "Everything that could be wrong IS wrong".................blackspot and mildew have hit 6a Columbus hard..........we had no winter, it has been odd so grading on a curve and being generous but Black Baccara, Fandango and THIS one are my horrors............Grey Pearl, Soleil d'Or, several teas, ALL are healthier.............cannot spray the mlldew away off this one............and I try, I try once a day and have for weeks and at best it is "not gaining".............the plant has shot out bloom buds from leaf nodes which is odd and disturbing..........

Update, 6/13: Mint Julep has proven to be quite vigorous here in 6a, readily sending basals and quickly growing from a small, own-root band to a full size plant in a year. Mildew, mentioned above, was finally eradicated and happily I can report that blackspot on this one is not a problem. It sure isn't a rose for everyone, though. Seems to prefer heat (last year was very hot, this year damp and mild) and the blooms are just "odd" as in they really never fully open---just get to the 1/2 way point then end up dryingn the plant at that stage. At moments it does look quirkily interesting, borderline pretty, but just an oddity that many people will not find attractive or worth the space.....
Reply #1 of 3 posted 3 FEB 14 by Dianne's Southwest Idaho Rose Garden
I hope that mine is as vigorous as yours seems to be. The dog dug it up and chewed off the top last fall, so it remains to be seen whether it will come back from the roots (I was able to replant almost immediately).
Reply #2 of 3 posted 4 FEB 14 by goncmg
Dianne! I have 3. All really strong. If yours doesn't come back, bare root mail order bride is heading your way!
Reply #3 of 3 posted 4 FEB 14 by Dianne's Southwest Idaho Rose Garden
Too sweet! I'll send you a list of roses I'm trying to find a home for. :-)
Discussion id : 72-102
most recent 1 JUN 13 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 1 JUN 13 by Benaminh
Was available from Edmund's Roses earlier in 2013 bareroot season.
Discussion id : 62-293
most recent 28 FEB 12 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 28 FEB 12 by Unregistered Guest
Available from - Sprint Hill
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