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'Crème Caramel' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 117-312
most recent 26 JUN 19 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 26 JUN 19 by Hamanasu
The scent of Creme Caramel can be elusive, but once the blooms are at the right stage of development (not too tight in the bud, not too old) the scent is clearly detectable, especially on humid days, and it's mouthwatering too. It is a very sweet variant of the tea scent, with a hint of spice, that to my nose comes across as something like toffee.
I thought the colour was too washed out to look good in the garden, but at the moment it's a pale mustard that looks very classy next to the candy pink of Georg Arends, the white of philadelphus, and the pale blue of hydrangea Mousseline.
There are many buds on the rose and each takes ages to unfold and expand, so each flower stays on the plant for a long time.
Discussion id : 94-225
most recent 25 JUN 19 SHOW ALL
Initial post 2 AUG 16 by Dianne's Southwest Idaho Rose Garden
This rose would be a florist's dream. It has a constant and prolific supply of long-stemmed, long-lasting blooms of perfect form, even in 100-degree weather (at least, here in the dry heat in Idaho). I have been amazed. The height here is listed as 33". My bush is about 4.5 feet on average.
Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 JUN 19 by Michael Garhart
I had wondered if it descended from 'Belle Epoque' like many other Fryer roses from that time do.

'Belle Epoque' turns that ghost grey-buff when it gets extremely hot and dry, and the foliage is somewhat similar. Form is obviously better. Fryer's also uses 'Pot of Gold' descendents, which can also give ghostly colors, which makes me also consider that as a possibility, as well.
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