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Post by Guest on 26th August 2012, 14:10

You don't have to have just a pretty rose flower, you can nice foliage as well. Here are a couple of seedlings which sort of have different than normal foliage and when the sunlight hits it, almost looks metallic. These are still babies but can you imagine a large rose bush covered in these leaves .See what you think.



Baronne Ed Rothschild X China Sunrise




(Baronne Ed Rothschild X Mme C Testou) X Ophelia




[b]Queen Elizabeth X Vienna Charm

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Post by RosyTeesh on 26th August 2012, 14:17

Just gorgeous!!!!!
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Post by maree on 26th August 2012, 20:00

Yes you are right Ozroz ...
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Post by Balinbear on 26th August 2012, 20:04

Interesting. Where did the colour originate.
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Post by Jac2 on 26th August 2012, 22:22

Were you aiming for glossy or did they come out randomly glossy, Ozroz?
Itís interesting that the two seedlings of Baronne ER are the glossier ones, yet my BERís leaves are not glossy at all; theyíre matt, dark olive green. Where did that glossiness come from?

I must say, I was very excited when first seeing super glossy leaves like that in my garden, but after that rose turned out far brighter and much more intense in colour than I like, I would now be inclined to take three steps back when seeing leaves like that (just a personal preference).
I wonder if the glossiness of the leaves would generally indicate intense pigment in flowers; would you say that it does?
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Post by Guest on 27th August 2012, 15:23

Gary I have gone the pedigrees to see where it came from , but came up nothing, maybe its some thing new?

Jac sometimes I will breed for foliage, but my breeding is 1. health 2. Vigour and 3. flower structure and repeat (which is tied into vigour).
I like super glossy leaves, it sort of gives you the impression of wet foliage. Glossy foliage doesn't really indicate brighter colours. The Baronne Ed Rothschild X China Sunrise, China Sunrise has quite glossy foliage.

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 27th August 2012, 16:35

Maybe you have created a new rose leaf, lets call it "Warrenii or is it Warrenia or is it Warrenie"
Talk to you later mate, I am off outside to do something.
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Post by Jac2 on 27th August 2012, 16:51

I agree, super glossy leaves are very nice among other different types of leaves, and if they donít necessarily indicate bright intense colours, itís save for me to keep them on my list. Thatís pretty much the glossiness level of my IA, except they were more copper bronzy. Letís see what the flowers bring.
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Post by neptune on 27th August 2012, 17:21

roseman wrote:Maybe you have created a new rose leaf, lets call it "Warrenii or is it Warrenia or is it Warrenie"
Talk to you later mate, I am off outside to do something.

or ozrozleafus..... study
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Post by Guest on 27th August 2012, 17:40

Nah John because of the silver sides on the hair Ozrozilverus LOL

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 27th August 2012, 18:02

Well put Warren
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Post by neptune on 27th August 2012, 20:06

Ozroz wrote:Nah John because of the silver sides on the hair Ozrozilverus LOL

Kool...I can live with that.... Thumbsup
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