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Discussion id : 85-174
most recent 4 JUN 15 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 23 MAY 15 by CybeRose
Paris and Maney (The Prodigious Ophelia Rose, Trans. Iowa. Hort. Soc., 75: 268-277. (1940) list the seed parent of 'Emily Rhodes' as "seedling of Golden Ophelia".
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 25 MAY 15 by Patricia Routley
I haven't added this reference as Paris and Maney (1940) probably mis-read Alister Clark in the 'Australian Rose Annual', (1937) wherein he wrote: "It is a seedling from Golden Ophelia,which was probably crossed with the pollen of Zephirine Drouhin".
To me the pollen parent seems more in doubt than the seed parent.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 4 JUN 15 by CybeRose
Rowley (1960) reported ZD produces about 6% viable pollen, so it might be a pollen parent. But I'd love to see Emily Rhodes in person.
http://bulbnrose.x10.mx/Roses/breeding/Rowley/Rowley_Triploids.html
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Discussion id : 1-885
most recent 25 FEB 04 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-797
Does anyone know where I can purchase the rose "Emily Rhodes"
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-797
I found it at: Petals & Buds Nursery located in Austrailia for $14.
I e-mailed them at: petalsandbuds@hotmail.com.
They were quick to respond.
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