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Does anyone Grow these

Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 13th June 2016, 06:38

Hello fellow rose growers, as the title asks, do any of you grow these and if so can you comment on them please.

Ellen Willmott
Golden Wings
Wildflower
White Sparrieshoop
Mrs Oakley Fisher
Honeyflow


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Post by Balinbear on 17th June 2016, 19:54

Hi David

We have in the past grown all of these apart form White Sparrieshoop. None of them did all that well for us.

Gary
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Post by Barbara B on 17th June 2016, 20:45

Mrs Oakley Fisher is a winner here. A little leggy. Do you mean Ellen Willmott?

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th June 2016, 05:58

Yes Barbara, just a bit of typing error on my part, here it is from HMF, I have plans for her inbreeding with some others similar to her.

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Post by Barbara B on 18th June 2016, 09:07

It has the look of Dainty Bess too. She does well here. Most roses seem to be OK here, just a bit of black spot at the end of each season. A few ball more here near Frankston than they do at my sister's home near Horsham where it's warmer and drier. Frau Karl Drushki and Tipsy Imperial Concubine particularly but I think they're prone to ball anyway.

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th June 2016, 09:41

I am hoping to cross it with Dainty Bess and Meg, plus a couple of other singles.
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Post by Barbara B on 18th June 2016, 09:52

Meg has the look of it - same type of flower but it's a climber, isn't it?

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Post by Balinbear on 18th June 2016, 10:22

Dainty Bess and Tipsy Imperial Concubine failed up here.

Have a look at Irish Elegance if you are after a single in the Salmon/orange sort of colour.
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Post by Barbara B on 18th June 2016, 11:36

I have Irish Elegance. It's in my book as a large pink single. I had a bit of a thing for the singles a while ago. What about Ellen Willmott with Blueberry Hill? I wonder what that could produce.

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th June 2016, 12:29

Barbara B wrote:Meg has the look of it - same type of flower but it's a climber, isn't it?
It is and can climb, but depending what it is mated with that might/could change. Barbara
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th June 2016, 12:33

Barbara B wrote:I have Irish Elegance.  It's in my book as a large pink single.  I had a bit of a thing for the singles a while ago. What about Ellen Willmott with Blueberry Hill?  I wonder what that could produce.
Interesting choice Barbara, I wonder "what" colour might come from the cross.
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