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'Liberty Bell ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 119-679
most recent 10 APR 20 SHOW ALL
Initial post 6 JAN 20 by CybeRose
I am puzzled. The description says pink blend with white reverse, but the pictures all show red with pinkish-white reverse.

It is further odd that this variety back-crossed to 'Detroiter' could produce the sharp red/white contrast of 'Snowfire'.
Reply #1 of 5 posted 7 JAN 20 by jedmar
White reverse was not correct. Modern Roses says "deep pink, silvery reverse".
Reply #2 of 5 posted 26 MAR 20 by Michael Garhart
Many of the photos are the miniflora.

Edit: I misread the context. Still, many of the roses in the pics are still the miniflora.
Reply #3 of 5 posted 10 APR 20 by Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
I got this rose in 2017 from Hortico. So far it has never been "pink." It's red with a whitish reverse. My photos are of the HT not the mini. The bloom form is different from that of the mini. I think the description and the official color class is just wrong. That has happened with other roses too.

If you look at the references, it is mentioned that it is red, not pink in some of them. Maybe it's a climate or location thing?
Reply #4 of 5 posted 10 APR 20 by CybeRose
The web page does show a picture of this rose that is red/white. But most are deep pink and white. Climate and soil are likely to alter the color.

Freiheitsglocke® Edelrose
Liberty Bell W. Kordes’ Söhne®

Pink - rose - Reimer Kordes
Rose - Flower shape: pointed - Reimer Kordes
Rose - Scent: intensive fragrance - W. Kordes’ Söhne®
Rose - pink - Height:3,3-3,9 ft
Rose - Flower shape: pointed - Height:3,3-3,9 ft
Rose - Height:3,3-3,9 ft - Flower fullness: full double
Freiheitsglocke® - Roses in the garden
Reply #5 of 5 posted 10 APR 20 by Michael Garhart
The pics of the miniflora version seem to be from Northern Rosarium and an anon.
Discussion id : 103-285
most recent 24 JUL 17 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 24 JUL 17 by CybeRose
Gardeners' Chronicle, Horticultural Trade Journal p. 255 (1965)
Then there are two from Reimer Kordes — 'Liberty Bell', pink and silvery cream, and 'Vienna Charm', a colour between copper and gold. Both seem destined to be residents of this garden for a long time — the first because the flowers are so large without ever being gross; the second for the elegance of the long blooms; and both for their fine foliage.
Discussion id : 14-945
most recent 11 NOV 06 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 11 NOV 06 by John Moody
Is Liberty Bell the HT rose still available commercially in the USA?
Discussion id : 2-662
most recent 25 FEB 04 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-275
I just downloaded a photo of the MINI Rose, Liberty Bell (new from Nor'East in 2003). I didn't notice that this entry was for the HT, Liberty Bell. Please remove, or place in the right place! Thank you!
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