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Post by Guest on 7th October 2010, 18:43

the safrano is in full bloom and is about to be pollinated with grace darling and rosa laevigata, i have just realised that the tea rose baronne henriette de snoy is a triploid after looking at its breeding, i am now wondering , maybe the reason why it has no offspring to its name mmmm,

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Post by Admin on 7th October 2010, 19:05

I've just got my first 'Safrano' seedlings up from last season... not sure what they are though as slugs ate most labels Tantrum Could be anything from 'Scabrosa' to 'Wild Rover' to 'Abraham Darby' Dunno

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Post by Guest on 7th October 2010, 19:26

the beauty with safrano is it very healthy, grows and flowers non stop, but its greatest ability is , when crossed with big doubles it adds petals quite easily, have seedlings growiing now , crossed with modern flora and ht

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Post by Admin on 7th October 2010, 19:57

It's a pollen 'machine' too... it's pollen has worked on lots of things... I'm hoping it will play a part in developing mini Teas.

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Post by Guest on 7th October 2010, 20:22

after last year of over 200 different crosses , i am only going to do around 20 this year, thats if i can restrain myself ha ha,

that rosa praelucens , i have a friend who has connections with the botanical gardens in melb ,she is going to ask if they have it there

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Post by Dave on 7th October 2010, 21:08

Started pollinating here too. It's an obsessive compulsive disorder.

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Post by Admin on 7th October 2010, 22:48

I'm still more than a month off starting... barely even got any buds yet.

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