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'Madame Butterfly' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 123-757
most recent 7 NOV HIDE POSTS
Initial post 7 NOV by Viviane SCHUSSELE
Jeune fille de maison de thé, appelée Chō-san ou Miss Butterfley séduite par un officier
Discussion id : 71-175
most recent 24 APR 13 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 23 APR 13 by timdufelmeier
What is the difference between Lady Sylvia, Madame Butterfly and Ophelia?
I supposedly have Lady S from the Huntington Gardens in San Marino, Ca. but the pix of all 3 look interchangeable.
Reply #1 of 1 posted 24 APR 13 by Margaret Furness
There was a time when competitors in UK rose shows weren't allowed to enter Ophelia and Mme Butterfly in the same class, because show judges couldn't tell them apart. The differences are pretty subtle, and probably less convincing at some times of the year. From what I've seen, Lady Sylvia is pinker.
Discussion id : 57-316
most recent 18 SEP 11 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 18 SEP 11 by Harbor Rose Garden
I happened to notice that Opelia, which is the rose Madame Butterfly sported from, is rated hardy from 5b and warmer, but Madame Butterfly is rated hardy from 7b and warmer. I am just curious about the difference in cold hardiness between a sport and its parent. Thanks for any info.
Reply #1 of 1 posted 18 SEP 11 by jedmar
Zone 7b and warmer is a standard setting. I believe the 'Ophelia' hardiness was extended down to 5b based on the gardens growing it. In the same manner, 'Mme Butterfly' seems to be grown down to 6a. I do not think there is a difference in hardiness.
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