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'Miranda Lambert ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 114-944
most recent 24 MAY SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 16 JAN 19 by Tique
Has anyone else had Miranda Lambert bloom for about 2 days then all the petals fall off? It's a gorgeous rose but I swear it doesn't last more than 2 days for more.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 24 MAY by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Saw a bunch of them in pots at Walmart with perfect shiny leaves and lots of blooms. They were in complete shade but the blooms were of loose-form so I know that they won't last long in the vase. Scent was good but the loose-formed petals held me back from buying. The only purple rose that last long in the vase & on the bush is Stephen Big Purple (tighter petals), but that also fries in the heat. Purple roses are best in partial shade & they last longer.
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Discussion id : 94-297
most recent 24 DEC 18 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 6 AUG 16 by Michael Garhart
Is it me or does it have a purple tinge in the photos? I have not seen it in person yet, so maybe someone could comment about its color.
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 24 DEC 18 by Jean Hansen
I find it to be magenta in color.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 24 DEC 18 by Michael Garhart
I saw it in person. In the Pac. NW, it does have a purple overcast to the magenta pink. Blooms were gigantic, like Peace.
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Discussion id : 111-247
most recent 1 OCT 18 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 4 JUN 18 by greekthano
I have been reading reviews regarding the fragrance of miranda lambert rose.
My experience so far, including early spring blooms as well as early summer blooms is that the fragrance is barely detectable. Is anyone aware of certain conditions that bring out the fragrance? Among my other HT, I find that each different variety seems to have certain 'special' conditions where fragrance is maximized. For example, some peak fragrance in the early morning, seemingly just due to time of day. Others peak fragrance in the morning but not until sun directly penetrates the petals. Others seems to peak fragrance in late afternoon sun. Miranda lambert I cant seem to find any such peak and I am really wondering why people describe as fragrant. As far as looks go, her color is absolutely gorgeous, surprisingly even in houston heat (93degrees)
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 1 OCT 18 by Alexday
I find her fragrance to be very elusive. There have been a few times where it had the most incredible sweet rosy anise scent, and 90% of the time I smell absolutely nothing even when it seems conditions would be right. I've only grown her for a season though and haven't gotten many blooms yet so I still have a lot more observing to do.
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Discussion id : 101-346
most recent 24 JUN 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 24 JUN 17 by bumblekim
I agree with everyone when I saw this for the first time, it struck as some OGR, flat-topped, super full bloom that had that "bluish" tint, meaning mauve.

Huge bush bought at Walmart for a really good price, we bought two. Lost ALL leaves to Blackspot within the month, I am treating this time hoping resistance is better when established. I don't spray for BS normally because i will tolerate it on the lower 12" of a plant that for the most part is well-established and has most of its leaves without BS. There are a handful of roses that never seem to develop resistance, Henri Martin is one for me that seems particularly bad. We will see what ends up happening with Miranda Lambert!
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 24 JUN 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Thank you for a fantastic review.
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