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'AUSelle' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 125-814
most recent 17 FEB HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 17 FEB by makida
I believe the Austin rose 'Belle Story' is misnamed 'Bienenweide'. The Bienenweide roses are a series of bee friendly roses from Evers/Tantau that come in several colours.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 17 FEB by jedmar
The synonym 'Bienenweide' for 'Belle Story' comes from a year 2000 publication. This was way before Tantau's Bienenweide series appeared on the market.
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Discussion id : 125-813
most recent 17 FEB HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 17 FEB by makida
I believe the Austin rose 'Belle Story' is misnamed 'Bienenweide'. The Bienenweide roses is a series of bee friendly roses from Evers/Tantau, that come in several colours.
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Discussion id : 22-432
most recent 20 MAY 16 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 4 NOV 07 by Pauline's Roses - Vancouver Island
I have been growing Belle Story for at least ten years now in my garden. The main reason I still grow it is because it has to be the most photogenic rose that I have. I love taking pictures of it preferably before it shows its yellow stamens, though in this particular rose, I think they are very attractive. Also it is a very pretty peachy pink with a pleasant fragrance. Though my bush has very few canes, the trusses are big so produce a dozen or so blooms at a time.

The downside is that it has never grown many basal shoots and is a very slender plant of at least five feet in my garden. I need to stake this rose also as the canes are quite thin. The foliage is very sparse, so as an all round bush, it is quite unattractive. Mine has always been in the front of the border, but will move before next season to a back ground spot.........but I will keep taking pictures as you can see here how beautiful the blooms can look.
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 20 MAY 16 by Gega
I have a Belle Story rose that I have grown for 12 years and I too love this rose. However, the branches bend over when heavy with roses, does yours? What can I do to make them stronger so they will stand upright when the roses bloom?
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Discussion id : 17-182
most recent 9 MAR 07 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 9 MAR 07 by Robert Neil Rippetoe
This rose has shown mild mildew infection here for the first time in Rancho Mirage, CA's low desert for Spring 2007
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