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Re: rose help please


Well Theresa, since we already have 2 Sombeuil, I talked with the Hort Ed
and he said it doesn't have to be white.  (Which previously he had insisted
on - geez...)  He prefers not to duplicate plants.  So I've ordered one
called Antique '89 - described as: a kordesii climbing rose, salmon-coral
pink, globular flowers produced on old and new canes.  Truly amazing vigor,
reaching 6-9 ft in one season.  As a bonus, this pillar rose has beautiful
foliage. Reaches 8-12 ft, Zone 5, Bourbon.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 8:55 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] rose help please


> Kitty-  I got my Sombrueil from High Country Roses (own root- not
> grafted). http://www.highcountryroses.com/
>
> In 2 years it has easily grown 12 feet and this year is filling in
> nicely.  I love this rose- beautiful full petaled and lovely scent.
> And, it is the only rose I have without aphids right now, and it doesn't
> get all balled up when it rains on the blossoms.
>
> Theresa
>
>
>
> pdickson wrote:
>
> > Kitty,
> > My sister had 2 sombreuil growing on a beautiful gazebo that was
> > probably 12-15 ft tall.  They have covered it beautifully.  I have a
> > picture if I can get it sent I will.  It was so wonderful... scented
> > and like a cabbage rose.
> > Can you find one somewhere else?  I bought one early this spring at
> > Home Depot and then bought another one from a friend that grows old
> > roses.
> > Tricia
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National
> > Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> > To: "woodies" <woodyplants@hort.net>; "Perennials"
> > <perennials@hort.net>; <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 5:52 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] rose help please
> >
> >
> >> Hi all!
> >> I'm trying to find a good white climbing rose.  I need this for a large
> >> arbor, so 5-7 feet isn't sufficient.  Sam Kedem says White Dawn is
> >> 7-10, but
> >> local rose seller says only 6-8 and that no white gets taller than
that.
> >> Besides, Sam is out of New Dawn, Sombreuil and his other tall white
> >> and the
> >> rest of his whites are shorter.
> >>
> >> Any suggestions for a tall white with reasonable disease resistance?
> >>
> >> Kitty
> >>
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