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Post by paulh on 18th November 2014, 01:40

I was thinking of getting a weeping rose, I have heard that not all weeping roses that are sold as such, (wrong sought of canes, I think), are that good as weepers. So my question is, what do you look for to to have a good chance in getting a good weeping rose.
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th November 2014, 06:48

Soft canes, climbing habit. Most, not all weepers are better with medium to small flowers, good repeat as you do not want just green leaves, What colour are you thinking of Paul.
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Post by paulh on 18th November 2014, 14:02

Thanks David, looking at peachy colour and perhaps a bi colour red and whitish
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th November 2014, 16:04

To be honest Paul, I think you are going to find those colours hard in a weeper. Go to the online cats and look there to start.
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Post by SueH on 18th November 2014, 16:10

Please correct me if I'm wrong (probably!!) David, but isn't Crepuscule a good "weeper"?

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th November 2014, 16:19

I would start there Sue, I was just passing, going to add more tonight.
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Post by muscovyduckling on 18th November 2014, 17:46

Here is a photo I took this afternoon of a Crepuscule weeper (took through my car windscreen, sorry about that!). Hasn't been pruned this year and is on the tail end of it's spring flush. Probably on a 1.2m trunk.

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Post by muscovyduckling on 18th November 2014, 17:48

And again:

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There it is in the corner.
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Post by Balinbear on 18th November 2014, 18:28

We had ne on a stand but it passed away last year. We now have a new one that is going well.

Saw a Seafoam weeper once and it looked great.
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th November 2014, 18:47

muscovyduckling wrote:And again:

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There it is in the corner.

So this is the new house Zoe, roflmao
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Post by muscovyduckling on 18th November 2014, 19:44

Haha I wish! Can't afford that one David.
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Post by paulh on 18th November 2014, 23:50

muscovyduckling wrote:Here is a photo I took this afternoon of a Crepuscule weeper (took through my car windscreen, sorry about that!). Hasn't been pruned this year and is on the tail end of it's spring flush. Probably on a 1.2m trunk.

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Now that's a very nice plant muscovyduckling, must look up Crepuscule and find out more. thanks
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Post by paulh on 18th November 2014, 23:55

The Lazy Rosarian wrote:To be honest Paul, I think you are going to find those colours hard in a weeper. Go to the online cats and look there to start.

David, as mentioned, would Crepuscule make a good weeper, I love that apricot colour.
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 19th November 2014, 06:01

Yes Paul
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