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'Michelangelo ®' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 105-341
most recent 6 SEP 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 5 SEP 17 by NorthWestRider
I have two neither had winter protection, one planted in a rock garden the other plain dirt and they made it through a 120 inch of snow in a zone 5 winter. Also this is a top 10 rated rose at one of my local nurseries northlandrosarium so I am not the only one growning this successfully this in zone 5.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 6 SEP 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5b
I wish I had known about this before !! Alas, I bought Honey Bouquet as own-root instead and it died through my 1st zone 5a winter. Really appreciate info. on hardiness for your zone 5b. Thank you !!
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Discussion id : 87-653
most recent 3 SEP 15 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 3 SEP 15 by Dinglehopp3r
I think that zone 7 is incorrect, I've seen other sources give this rose a zone 5a rating.
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Discussion id : 6-760
most recent 25 APR 11 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 12 AUG 04 by Nancy's Alabama Rose Garden
One of my favorites from the romantica line. Blooms are large even in the August heat.
It does get some black spot. If you live in the Southeast like me I suggest planting this rose
in the very back of beds. I did not and some canes are in the 9 feet range and block out
other roses.

Nancy
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 APR 11 by Bonney Michael
good advice! I so often forget about ultimate size when I am merrily planting according to color!
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Discussion id : 12-506
most recent 25 APR 11 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 4 JUN 06 by Anonymous-98313

Does anyone know how this rose behaves in cool summer climates?  I can give it all day sun on a southern exposure.  I'd be grateful for any comments or suggestions.  I want a fragrant yellow for the back of my rose garden.


Thanks,


Oldblond

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Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 APR 11 by Bonney Michael
I grew this rose in
SEATTLE WA - summers don't get much cooler, - I remember going to 4th of July in Parkas! Anyway, it had full Southern exposure, so it got what sun there was for about 7 -8 hours per day - and did very well - lots of blooms and very tall! Good Luck - ps - I now live in Mississippi - no black spot, no mildew - we have had our first blooming of roses (4/24) and they were all spectacular!
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