HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
and everything gardening related.
DescriptionPhotosLineageAwardsReferencesMember RatingsMember CommentsMember JournalsCuttingsGardensBuy From 
'Scentimental ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 120-502
most recent 11 MAR HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 11 MAR by jeffbee
I came across this rose in at least 4 different occassions, flower beds\nursery\flower market..., but I had never selt any fragrance from it.....
and this rose seems to blow out very soon...hard to keep the high center shape...
REPLY
Discussion id : 99-145
most recent 5 MAY 18 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 8 MAY 17 by Yankee Doodle Stevie
This has to be one of the most weather sensitive and frustrating roses we have ever owned. It's growth is not exceptional but, eh, passable enough I guess. But it's blooms always seem to disappoint for one reason or another.

In rain or dampness, they sulk and fall apart without opening properly. During cool nights (nothing really chilly, 50's-60ish will do) they ball up and are never right afterward. In heat, they fry before even opening.

It's a novel color combo, but that is useless in the garden if it only looks nice in pictures elsewhere. Ah well, can't win them all.
REPLY
Reply #1 of 4 posted 9 MAY 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5b
Rock & Roll has similar striped color & larger bloom & fantastic scent & 100% healthy for my neighbor .. hers grafted-on-Dr.Huey survived many zone 5a winters. I got Neil Diamond as own-root (Della Reese x Rock & Roll). I love Neil Diamond with glossy & dark-green foliage, red-striped-bloom with more petals & great scent & healthy in my alkaline clay, and cane-hardy in my zone 5a winter.
REPLY
Reply #2 of 4 posted 9 MAY 17 by Andrew from Dolton
In my garden 'Scentimental' is very prone to blackspot.
REPLY
Reply #3 of 4 posted 9 MAY 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5b
Moved my post to Neil Diamond entry.
REPLY
Reply #4 of 4 posted 5 MAY 18 by Yankee Doodle Stevie
Hmm. Thanks for the info. I didn't really think of Neil but shall keep a lookout for him, and R & R, now. Sorry for the belated reply. I'm rather bad at checking my responses in general sometimes.

Far as Scentimental goes, it's still holding it's spot (gopher attack elsewhere got most of my recent attention.) It's doing a shade better this year for whatever reason. But......eh. Even in our often cool spring, the mere happening of a cloudless sky degrades the flowers. When Pristine and Sea Pearl are holding up better, that says it all.
REPLY
Discussion id : 109-828
most recent 7 APR 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 7 APR 18 by Plazbo
I can only echo others thoughts for the most part. Here in Sydney Australia the flowers are crap most of spring and summer as this rose dislikes heat and the blooms become small, usually fried, unwilling to open. Then in Autumn/Fall the obvious black spot weakness is shown....even though that's when the flowers look the best here lol.

I'm sure it grows well somewhere, it's just not in heat which is odd given the california breeding location.
REPLY
Discussion id : 84-994
most recent 10 JUN 17 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 16 MAY 15 by Timber
Going into year 3 with an own-root Scentimental in my Zone 5b garden. So far it has died back to the ground both winters and has never gotten more than six inches tall. The two or three blooms it has produced each year are spectacular, but I'm not sure I'm going to stay interested much longer if it doesn't thrive. I have higher hopes for the Whizzbang I just planted, which was bred for this area and is at least as beautiful if not more so.
REPLY
Reply #1 of 1 posted 10 JUN 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5b
Thank you. I appreciate all the info. on winter survival, being in zone 5a.
REPLY
© 2020 HelpMeFind.com