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'Tip-Top' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 109-648
most recent 28 MAR 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 28 MAR 18 by Nastarana
The American Rose Annual 1920. "The Story of the Baby Ramblers", by F. L. Mulford. p.59

"Tip-Top is one of the handsomest of the Baby Ramblers; its blooms are rather large, the petals beautifully crimped and white, with a broad margin of clear pink. It is not as floriferous as many others, and its growth relatively weak, not attaining a height of more than about eighteen inches. The foliage is also small, which helps give the plant and undernourished appearance.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 28 MAR 18 by Patricia Routley
Aha - that much sought after under-nourished appearance. I seek it too. (grin).
Thanks Nastarana. Reference added.
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Discussion id : 21-764
most recent 3 OCT 07 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 2 OCT 07 by MLB
Currently grow a three foot tall bush in pot......continuous bloom and totally healthy. Have seen a four foot plant in a cemetery at a German grave ....... before identified nicknamed it after a gravestone, "Olga's Rose". It has the most interesting of parentages...........Trier (used to create much of the line of Hybrid Musks) crossed to a seedling of Austrian Copper (hence yellow color). Instead of a Polyantha this could be considered a pygmy Hybrid Musk.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 3 OCT 07 by HMF Admin
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Discussion id : 6-044
most recent 2 OCT 07 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 26 APR 04 by Marion Brandes
Actually this unique rose is three colors. The reverse of petals is deep yellow. The inside of petals is white with a Tyrian rose edge. Found in 1989 in the Victoria Texas Evergreen Cemetary (no longer there) and shared amongst many of the Texas Rose Rustlers.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 2 OCT 07 by MLB
I made this entry anonymously.
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