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Discussion id : 106-544
most recent 16 NOV 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 16 NOV 17 by Patricia Routley
Here are photos of my 'Prosperity' from Mrs. Sambell's garden, via Rose Marsh, in 2000 planted in the Wee Garden. It is not a very healthy bush and I think it might need more water and more dolomite.
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 16 NOV 17 by Andrew from Dolton
You're not alone Patricia, five years ago I bought 'Penelope', 'Felicia', 'Cornelia' and 'Prosperity' from David Austin, three of them are growing wonderfully but the 'Prosperity' looks exactly like yours, it's very miffy.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 16 NOV 17 by Patricia Routley
Thanks for that Andrew. (I've edited my other 'Prosperity' comment)
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Discussion id : 106-550
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Initial post 16 NOV 17 by Andrew from Dolton
It's interesting that some of the pictures of this rose show yellow shades and others, especially dee choi's photograph have pink tones instead. The plant I purchased from David Austin is pale lemon in bud during the summer opening white but in cooler autumn weather has a lovely soft yellow colour in the centres of the flowers. Definitely no pink anywhere, maybe warmer climates make a difference.
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Discussion id : 44-541
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Initial post 9 MAY 10 by buffbeauty
Prosperity is well named! it blooms so generously and last a long time without fading. Foliage is a great foil to the pure white blooms. A winner!
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 28 FEB 11 by Speckled_Hen
I agree. I got this rose as a 'filler' for a partially shady, rather awkward location. I didn't expect much of it but it has completely won me over for so many reasons: fragrant white blooms that just keep on coming (mine was still blooming in January!), healthy gorgeous foliage without a speck of disease, beautiful arched weeping form, quick growth, tolerance of shade and difficult soil/location. What a amazing rose - well named, indeed. I'm glad I took Liz Druitt's advice and tried this rose - it is definitely one of my favorites now.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 16 JUL 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Thank you !!
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Discussion id : 99-017
most recent 5 MAY 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 5 MAY 17 by Patricia Routley
Does anybody have any photos of 'Prosperity's hips?
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