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'Annapurna' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 109-772
most recent 3 APR 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 3 APR 18 by adriansoulie
Really easy to graft, a lot of lemon scented blooms through out the season, I recommand it !
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 3 APR 18 by Andrew from Dolton
Are you related to Father Jean André Soulié who discovered Rosa soulieana?
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 3 APR 18 by adriansoulie
Well it's possible since I come from the same area in Aveyron (France), but I don't know...
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 3 APR 18 by Andrew from Dolton
It was just a thought.
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Discussion id : 49-947
most recent 23 NOV 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 23 NOV 10 by John Moody
I purchased two Annapurna HT's own-root Spring 2010. One of them has done quite well and is growing and blooming vigorously and the other is growing slower. Both are still in containers.
So far I have seen a small amount of BS but no mildew. A light spray of fungicide takes care of the Bs with no problems. The foliage is a nice shiny dark green and makes a nice backdrop for the ice white blooms.
The blooms are unaffected by wind and rain as I see no sign of spotting which is remarkable for a white rose. The fragrance is quite strong and very nice--probably the best of all my white HT's.
John
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Discussion id : 13-804
most recent 20 APR 10 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 22 AUG 06 by Anonymous-797

Does Annapurna stands rain well ?


what about resistance to diseases (rust, black spot etc.) ?


Thank you for sharing experience on this rose...


 

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Reply #1 of 2 posted 16 SEP 06 by Unregistered Guest
yes Annapurna stands perfectly rain, that's exeptional for a white rose. Perfume is very strong (citrus). Many awards in Europe. For me the best white rose.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 20 APR 10 by Ingrid W.
I just added a picture of a bloom of this rose after a hard shower we had here and under cloudy skies so it's not as bright white in the picture. It does hold up to rain and has had no brown spots that I've ever noticed like other whites from rain/heavy dew. The fragrance is wonderful.
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Discussion id : 31-936
most recent 29 NOV 08 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 29 NOV 08 by Joseph Baiocchi
I am gardening in Central Texas, USA

Anapurna is only a 2nd year plant for me on its own roots. It has been a wonderful addition to the garden. It has a wonderfully rounded habilt, manageable size, beautiful foliage, and fragrant white-white flowers. It stands up to both heat and rain (I cannot speak to its tolerance for cold). It will get black spot - though so far it has been unintimidated by the disease. It benefits from some preventive measures in the spring.

The pollen is fertile and it has set seed. There were very few seeds produced, and hip set was very low.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 29 NOV 08 by HMF Admin
Joseph,

Thank you so much for your participation - your comments reflect EXACTLY the type of insight and experience we wish everyone would share. We hope more will follow.
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