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Does anyone have Queen Adelaide rose ?

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Re: Does anyone have Queen Adelaide rose ?

Post by betsyw on 23rd January 2013, 12:12

Glad you asked. Yes, definitely a children's corner. There are wimpy thornless roses, of course, like the Smooth Touch series. But wouldn't it be more educative to throw the kiddies in with Mermaid and the cherokee rose, and teach them the value of a tetanus shot?

For a fun interactive experience, how about an exploding rose? "Hey kids, just clap your hands in front of this pretty Friesia. Woooo! Aw Faw Down!"

More educative stuff: "The Fungus Among Us" featuring Angel Face and JFK and a cast of thousands; Could throw in someroses blighted with witches' broom to demonstrate the indiscriminate malice of bio-chemicals.

But say, I hear that those clever folks at Suntory are working on a rose called "Standing Ovation". Has self- splicing dna that converts the bush into a karaoke machine. What'll they think of next, eh?
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Re: Does anyone have Queen Adelaide rose ?

Post by maree on 23rd January 2013, 19:25

Lol Betsy , i reckon you've just summed it all up , in a most delightful manner , us rose tragics really do have a lot of bull to wade through don't we !!!!
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Re: Does anyone have Queen Adelaide rose ?

Post by silkyfizz on 24th January 2013, 10:17

You brightened my day Betsy, thanks.
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Re: Does anyone have Queen Adelaide rose ?

Post by Ausrose on 16th March 2013, 23:15

Queen Adelaide's name is Meivildo. It was bred by Meillands in the early eighties.

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