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'Crépuscule' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 120-186
most recent 11 FEB HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 10 FEB by mamabotanica
I just planted this about 2.5 ft away from a fence in an Eastern facing spot that gets full sun. I wonder if I need to move it closer to the wall or if I can let it grow longer before attaching it to the wall to try and direct it's sprawling/climbing habit?
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 11 FEB by Rupert, Kim L.
Hi mamabotanica! Your description makes it seem the rose is going to be growing away from that fence, which it is all ready two and a half feet away from. Can you easily plant it closer to that fence? If you can, it sounds as if training it against the fence will be easier than waiting until it's longer, perhaps stiffer, then trying to pull it back to the fence, against its natural direction of growth (toward the sun).
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Discussion id : 65-640
most recent 25 JUL 15 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 8 JUL 12 by Jay-Jay
This rose is just partially winterhardy in our zone 6.
It froze to the ground, but came back up to 30 cm. Now it's wilting and I will replace it.
Alas, for I really like this rose!
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Reply #1 of 4 posted 25 JUL 15 by Salix
Which means it will be just about hardy for me! (7b) :D It also is a good breeder, hint hint.
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Reply #2 of 4 posted 25 JUL 15 by Jay-Jay
Mine died later, after one year struggling.
At a friends-place (who got this rose from me) and a little bit closer to the sea, on clay, the rose survived that bad winter with flying colours.
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Reply #3 of 4 posted 25 JUL 15 by Salix
Well, I am sorry for your loss. I am on clay by the sea, too though. Hopefully, it will fare better for me.
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Reply #4 of 4 posted 25 JUL 15 by Jay-Jay
Good chance it will! I really like that rose, but one can't have everything.
And good luck with Your crossings with it!
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Discussion id : 62-809
most recent 30 JUN 14 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 18 MAR 12 by vossner
can somebody pls comment about thorns on Crepuscule. I'm trying to ID my neighbor's apricot climber which has few to average thorns, nothing that will rip you to shreds. thanks.
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Reply #2 of 11 posted 18 MAR 12 by Margaret Furness
But you don't need to go through Flickr - once you've posted a message here, an Add Photo button appears on the right.
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Reply #3 of 11 posted 18 MAR 12 by Rupert, Kim L.
Oh, heavens, let's see if that's something I've been missing for YEARS? Yes, sorry! Thank you Margaret. I AM blind, not to mention less than observant. I honestly have never paid attention to that. Guess I should delete my "dumb post"! Thanks!
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Reply #4 of 11 posted 19 MAR 12 by Margaret Furness
It took me a while to find it, too!
The photos look pinker than I'm used to seeing Crepuscule.
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Reply #5 of 11 posted 19 MAR 12 by Rupert, Kim L.
It's quite pretty! But, it looks more like Felicia to me.
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Reply #6 of 11 posted 19 MAR 12 by vossner
you're right. It sure does look like Felicia.
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Reply #7 of 11 posted 19 MAR 12 by billy teabag
The colour is close for Felicia, but Felicia usually comes in quite generous clusters/ trusses of smallish blooms and is reasonably well armed.
What is the fragrance like?
Do you know whether the colour and form of the bloom varies greatly at different times of the year?
How wide would you say the bloom is?
Does the rose set hips readily?
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Reply #8 of 11 posted 19 MAR 12 by vossner
hi, the flowers I saw were between 2.5-3". as to fragrance, I'm not very good at describing, other than sweet or divine. This belongs to a neighbor and I'm not near the rose daily to notice characteristics more closely. In fact, this is the first time I've notice such abundance of blooms. I greatly appreciate your help and know more people can't do more, with limited info I'm providing. Only thing I can say (respectfully) for sure is that this person accepted suggestions from a reputable nursery, bought and planted. So the cultivars will be mostly mainstream. Nothing wrong w/ that, just sayin'.
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Reply #9 of 11 posted 20 MAR 12 by billy teabag
I'd love to see any extra photos you take over the seasons.
Did you take these pics recently? - if yes, then these are winter blooms or the blooms-that-come-after-the-first -decent-rain-for-a-long-time!?
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Reply #10 of 11 posted 30 JUN 14 by Dinglehopp3r
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Reply #11 of 11 posted 30 JUN 14 by Dinglehopp3r
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Reply #12 of 11 posted 30 JUN 14 by Dinglehopp3r
Looks a lot like Reve D'Or to me!
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Discussion id : 47-905
most recent 5 SEP 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 5 SEP 10 by York Rose
Available from - The Rose Man Nursery & Emporium
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