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'Sweet Vivien' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 111-370
most recent 10 JUN 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 10 JUN 18 by BrianH
I love this rose. The foliage is almost blue-green and always healthy...at least in Southern California. Graceful in bud and semi-double open. It is never out off bloom. It appears to be very fertile; may be an interesting contributor of genes.
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Discussion id : 51-169
most recent 28 DEC 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 28 DEC 10 by SoCal Coastal Rosarian
Lovely cluster blooming floribunda which is now hard to get. Blooms are most attractive when fully opened. Flowers fade rather quickly. Plants are small and well behaved which is surprising considering its parentage (Little Darling X Odorata). Remontancy is superb. Resistant to mildew. Rose benefits greatly from budding onto a vigorous rootstock. Makes a very nice tree rose. Excellent for exhibiting.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 28 DEC 10 by Robert Neil Rippetoe
'Odorata', in this lineage is an older HT which might help explain the restrained growth.

It's offspring, 'Bonnie Rosalie', is nice too. I would have thought it would had a chance to be more popular but few seem interested.
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Discussion id : 45-820
most recent 13 JUN 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 JUN 10 by Carlene
Does anyone know if this rose is shade tolerant? Thanks!
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Discussion id : 11-182
most recent 12 FEB 06 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 9 FEB 06 by Dove Cochrane
This is the 1st year for Sweet Vivien and my garden. So far I'm very pleased with it's disease resistance (even with overhead watering) and love the delicate blooms.
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 11 FEB 06 by HMF Admin
Dove,

Thanks for sharing your experience with this rose ! In the future, use the UPLOAD button on the Photos tab to upload your photo. That way it will be included on the photos page.

The photo upload here in the Q&A is mainly for uploading a photo of a rose someone is looking for help identifying..
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 12 FEB 06 by Dove Cochrane
oops
I just added the photo to the main listing for Sweet Vivien.
Cheers
Dove
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 12 FEB 06 by HMF Admin
Great, thanks !
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