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'Cramoisi Supérieur' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 72-528
most recent 24 JUN 13 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 24 JUN 13 by AquaEyes
Per the paper linked below (in Table 4, beginning on the paper's page 28), this rose is triploid. I am cross-posting this comment on all others mentioned which do not already have their ploidies mentioned in their descriptions.


Discussion id : 1-751
most recent 27 APR 10 SHOW ALL
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
I planted Cramoisis superior a year ago (ARE) and I expected the first year to be slow in seeing growth. This year I have about 10-12 beautiful blossoms on the bush but it is at most 18-20 inches high. It looks like a miniatureThis was not what I was expecting. I thought it could get 4-5 feet.
Reply #1 of 7 posted 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-797
Give it more time. Mine first put on lateral growth before gaining height. It will have no trouble reaching the 4' to 5' that you want. Beautiful rose and plant habit...extremely tought plant that loves sun/heat when given proper water and soil.
Reply #2 of 7 posted 25 FEB 05 by Unregistered Guest
I am in Tampa, FL and mine is growing like a weed. No disease problems. I have it on a balcony and it grew out into the open towards the sun. Quite a spectacle for those viewing my balcony. It loves water and soil with dehydrated cow manure!
Reply #3 of 7 posted 6 JUN 06 by Anonymous-103220
It will get larger. Chinas can be slow sometimes, particularly if you're above the mason-dixon line. My experience is that they (Chinas) are like Teas in that they slowly build a large-ish, twiggy bush. I would fertilize it every week and work in some blood meal/bat guano into the soil.
Reply #4 of 7 posted 2 FEB 10 by lookin4you2xist
just my 2 cents it does not like to be pruned heavy or it will sulk for a couple years. But, it should be an Earthkind Rose IMO, also. Needs some size in my garden to set hips but I have gotten a couple from it. Really a bullet proof rose in Tampa Bay
Reply #5 of 7 posted 3 FEB 10 by HMF Admin
Just what we are looking for: to have everyone add their "2 cents" about plants they grow or are familiar with. Thanks.
Reply #6 of 7 posted 26 APR 10 by teka2rjleffel
I had a different experience. The wind nearlty pulled it out fo the ground so I knew it had to get cut back. I took it from 8' to 4'. It immediately started putting out tons of new buds. It may have something to do with age.
Reply #7 of 7 posted 27 APR 10 by lookin4you2xist
mine is over 15 years old great rose!
Discussion id : 39-982
most recent 25 OCT 09 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 25 OCT 09 by Carlene
I live in the Houston area, and in the summer when we have months of 100 degree weather and no rain, this rose continues to bloom. It is very drought tolerant. The blooms are pretty enough to cut for the vase, and the scent is wonderful. No disease or problems with pests. I don't know why this rose has not been voted an EarthKind rose by Texas A&M, because it should be.
Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 OCT 09 by HMF Admin
Thanks for sharing your experience.
Discussion id : 31-413
most recent 9 NOV 08 SHOW ALL
Initial post 4 NOV 08 by bob diller
I possibly encountered this rose in a cemetery here and Virginia and have ended up ordering both it and Louis Phillipe to see which it actually was and to make sure out of the two, I do at least get the one I smelled in the Cemetery. Pictures I took match both, but the rose I smelled had an incredible pungent fruity smell to it and books and web sites do not mention this associated with Cramoisi Superieur, or it even having a strong smell at all. Can anyone tell me if they grow this rose and if it has a strong fruity smell?
Reply #1 of 1 posted 9 NOV 08 by Harbor Rose Garden
Bob, I grow what I believe is Cramoisi and one of the reasons I love it is because of that amazing fragrance. I read that it is called' rasberry' - maybe, I just know I love it. Best wishes with yours; it's a wonderful rose.
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