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Margit Schowalter
most recent 12 AUG HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 12 AUG by Margit Schowalter
Beautiful blossom but not 'Dr. F.L. Skinner' which is pale yellow/buff.
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most recent 14 JUL HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 JUL by hannes
Sorry to see that none of our knowledgeable North American rose friends has chimed in here so far. However, I now have confirmation from Sangerhausen: The rose 'Langford' had been listed wrongly for quite some time as 'Longford' (most possibly due to a typo). The wrong classification as Hybrid Helena is possibly in connection with a mistake in the 1970 edition of the printed Sangerhausen rose directory. Both plants grown at Sangerhausen are consistent with the description of the Hybrid Setigera named 'Langford'.
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 13 JUL by Margit Schowalter
Hannes

Yes, the information from Sangerhausen is correct and the "Longford" reference should be merged with "Langford". The rose was lost in Canada and only recently has been imported from Sangerhausen and is now grown in the Montreal Botanic Garden in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 13 JUL by hannes
Thank you, Margit. It is good to hear that 'Langford' is grown again in Canada and this is one more instance for the importance of a rose collection like the Europa Rosarium Sangerhausen.
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 14 JUL by Patricia Routley
Merged. I think it is all correct now.
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most recent 4 JUN HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 3 JUN by Andrew from Dolton
This rose seems to have very little connection with 'Stanwell Perpetual'.
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 4 JUN by Patricia Routley
Seems to be more like 'Single Cherry' to me.
Does anybody have any references for 'Red Stanwell Perpetual'?
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 4 JUN by Andrew from Dolton
When it does not look or behave like 'Stanwell Perpetual', I'm surprised it was given this name.
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 4 JUN by Margit Schowalter
To my way of thinking the name implies the rose is a seedling of 'Stanwell Perpetual'. Len keeps excellent records and I am certain he will be able to get more information from the the source.
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most recent 21 MAR HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 21 MAR by Margit Schowalter
Great photo!
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