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'Whisper ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 127-190
most recent 25 APR HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 APR by Michael Garhart
It looks like UC Davis can sell cuttings of this rose now, but it has 3 years left on its patent. So if one were to get permission from Dickson, they could theoretically get cuttings from it. Or wait 3 years and ask UC Davis then.

Its really too bad. This was one of the most ridiculously easy HT roses I had ever grown.
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Discussion id : 94-204
most recent 1 AUG 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 1 AUG 16 by Michael Garhart
This rose just won Queen in Portland (OR). I am sure the straight stems, with their pretty foliage, helped.

This rose is easy mode here. It is too bad that it is fading from commerce. Aperitif, its half-sister, is the same way, but in medium yellow.
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Discussion id : 71-025
most recent 17 JUL 14 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 12 APR 13 by goncmg
Possibly the most elusive, least grown even at introduction AARS selection ever. Just a decade old, only 5 favproite votes. I never even saw it at release in the local garden centers. Talk about an appropriate name!
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 17 JUL 14 by Michael Garhart
Its too bad, too. Anyone could grow this rose and have a lot of stems for the kitchen table. This rose, like its parent Elina, was born on easy mode. I grew it with ease, and I do not use chemicals whatsoever. It probably would have been super successful had it either been a few shades whiter or a few shades more apricot, like French Lace. Its in-between, which I like, but apparently is looked over.
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Discussion id : 50-130
most recent 28 NOV 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 28 NOV 10 by York Rose
The Montreal Botanical Garden recommends this rose as resistant to blackspot, powdery mildew, and rust:

http://www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/jardin/en/info_verte/roses/cultivars.htm
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