HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
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most recent 8 APR 20 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 8 APR 20 by Gabriel
In high heat, the blooms flatten out and Color turns a pale silvery lavender pink
most recent 28 JAN 15 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 28 JAN 15 by Gabriel
This is a stunningly beautiful rose, of a deep velvety red with white reverse. The blooms are very large 5-6 inches) and beautifully composed with large petals of good substance. The flowers last well on the bush or cut. The plant is tall and vigorous with large glossy leaves. Health is good. Certainly one of my favorites and deserves to be more widely grown especially in hotter climates as (large) flower size and vigor is not affected by heat .
Reply #1 of 1 posted 28 JAN 15 by Give me caffeine
What is the black spot situation like in Hong Kong, and how does this rose handle it? Do you have to spray to keep it healthy?

I ask because I'm in the sub-tropics myself (Australian east coast) and am currently organising a personal list of roses which may be suitable for this area.
most recent 16 JUL 13 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 16 JUL 13 by Gabriel
This rose does well in hot weather and thrives with minimal care. Petal substance is good so the blooms are heat tolerant.
most recent 9 FEB 12 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 9 FEB 12 by Gabriel
Reply #1 of 2 posted 9 FEB 12 by Chris Greenwood
Too bad I couldn't find a nursery to introduce it. Thanks for the positive comment.
Reply #2 of 2 posted 9 FEB 12 by Jay-Jay
Maybe Jan Spek Rozen (Member Alex Spek) might be interested.
(Send him a PM?)
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