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Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Admin on 13th January 2011, 14:30

If anyone has any I'd love to hear from you Thumbsup

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Guest on 13th January 2011, 14:39

I have Rosa Virginiana , plus a heaps of OP hips if you want them? Rosa Virginiana is tetraploid

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Admin on 13th January 2011, 14:46

I love to give that a try as well. I don't think I put my return address on the parcel I sent you (should be there today or tomorrow) so I'll PM you the details. You might be interested in this as well come to thnk of it. I'm after californica because it features in a few purples and others think it may 'play well' with modern purples. I'm keen to try it with a few things like 'Route 66' and 'Ann Endt'.

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Ozeboy on 13th January 2011, 17:10

Rustons list it in their 2003 - 2004 catalogue

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Guest on 13th January 2011, 18:06

If you like purples here is one, in HMF the colour is'nt captured very well, I used it last year and this year in my breeding. It has good structure to created OGR flower types. Robert Rippetoe in the USA has used it a bit.

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Admin on 13th January 2011, 23:36

Which one Warren?

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Guest on 14th January 2011, 05:20

Oops forgot to put it in Loopy Old Port

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 14th January 2011, 06:51

Warren, I have just had a look on HMF at Old Port, nice looking rose, some good crosses should come from it I would think
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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Guest on 14th January 2011, 06:59

Its a good rose Roseman, its repeat is very good, but as I said to Simon the pics on HMF dont do it justice. I used it last year and this year, crossed over my own roses and crossed it over a few David Austin's. Its structure should compliment austin's , but i want the colour transfer more than anything.

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Re: Looking for Rosa califcornica

Post by Admin on 14th January 2011, 17:53

I have 'Old Port' too... waiting for it to establish atm. Bit black spot prone here for my liking. Can't do anything here due to the rain rightnow thought.

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