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'Poseidon' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 129-334
most recent 10 OCT HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 10 OCT by Unregistered Guest
Available from - Available on treloar nursery site bare root
Treloar.com.au
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Discussion id : 118-211
most recent 2 JAN 20 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 30 AUG 19 by BenT_TX
The spring bloom is quite beautiful, on the highly sought after blue side of lavender. The summer blooms are awful, tiny blooms on ugly tight clusters, fried quickly, with the unattractive thin pointy petals that hybridizes worked so hard to breed out of miniature roses. It is healthy,, but who needs disease resistance when the plant is so ugly, I’d rather it commit rose suicide. I find Love Song, a similarly colored blue-lavender to be far superior in every respect. I will be finding a new home for Poseidon, either in someone else’s garden or in the landscape recycling bin.

Edited: Four years later, Poseidon has redeemed himself and proved me wrong. The plant has grown big and lush, and is loaded with beautiful blooms of a very sought-after soft grey-blue lavender. The heat resistance has improved as the big established bush can now support the blooms better . Every aspect of this variety has improved with age, the flower quality and quantity , how long it lasts. Highly recommended.
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 2 JAN 20 by HappyRose
Hi I am in Austin texas, what would you recommend for similar rose to Poseidon. Where did you find love song as a violet rose to plant in our texas extreme heat at times?
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 2 JAN 20 by BenT_TX
I’d recommend Love Song, you can purchase it online at Regan Nursery and elsewhere. Sometimes local nurseries will carry it in the spring. Violet’s Pride also does well in our hot summers, but is less ‘blue’ than Poseidon or Love Song.
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Discussion id : 119-419
most recent 16 DEC 19 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 16 DEC 19 by Nola Z5a WI
Kordes Roses lists Poseidon as zone 5-9.
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Discussion id : 110-461
most recent 1 MAY 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 1 MAY 18 by ParisRoseLady
Available from - Chamblee Rose Nursery
https://www.chambleeroses.com/index.php
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