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'Calico' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 52-612
most recent 28 FEB 11 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 28 FEB 11 by KathyA11
Nelson's Florida Roses is selling a sport of this, called Anne McKinnon. According to them, where Calico is gold and pink, Anne McKinnon shades more towards cream and pink. I just bought one on Saturday, and I can't wait to see the open bloom.
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Discussion id : 6-611
most recent 1 OCT 04 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 8 JUL 04 by Gabriela P
I live in Florida and not too many roses survive teh heat and humidity, Calico is doing great .. and blooming all the time. Beautiful colors
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Reply #1 of 3 posted 29 SEP 04 by April Fritz
How tall and wide would you say it is?
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Reply #2 of 3 posted 30 SEP 04 by Unregistered Guest
I have this rose for about 1 year ... it is aproximately 4 feet now, but it's growing up to 5-6 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Did very well during the hurricanes and is one of the roses how is not infected with black spots ... so far. It seems to be very easy going.
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Reply #3 of 3 posted 1 OCT 04 by Sunsprite Cottage - Alan Zelhart
Calico is a wonderful rose! I have pictures of mine at : http://www.gardenerscorner.com/Calico.html Thank god for friends, a friend of mine whom lives in Florida, mail this rose to me in a 5 gallon bucket, that was the only way I could get it. At the time it was not available from any mail-order company, and as far as I know that is still true. In our extreme desert heat, on fortuniana root stock, this rose is doing very well in my desert garden.
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