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'Gold Rush' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 66-167
most recent 31 JUL 12 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 31 JUL 12 by Kit
I am increasingly less convinced of the 'once-blooming' nature of this rose. I planted it in August, and it had a flush six weeks later. It bloomed again on December 3rd, 2011, and [writing on the last day of July 2012] since then has never been without flowers. The weather has been a bit strange this year, on December 4th we had the coldest day all winter, 34°F~1°C, but we are still getting the marine layer every night - more than half my cultivars have mildew which is not normal after late June, and night temps are still dropping into the mid 50s°F/~12°C even though we've had in the last week we've had 3 days in the low 90s°F/~33°C.
Fragrance is evanescent, but the rose is beautiful, not especially large but quite full, and I need to upload some better pictures.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 31 JUL 12 by HMF Admin
Beautifully detailed insight - thank you for taking the time to share your experience.
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Discussion id : 59-138
most recent 5 DEC 11 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 5 DEC 11 by Kit
My 'Gold Rush' is having a fall flush now, the first blossom opening December 3rd.
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