hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: new Drift roses?
  • Subject: Re: new Drift roses?
  • From: TeichFauna@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 2 May 2010 21:34:25 EDT

I purchased a couple, they don't appear to be scraggly or weak at all, and  
already over a foot tall.  So I'm hoping that you are correct.  I  really 
need them to be taller.  I could not resist buying them after seeing  them 
though.  They are a lot more robust than the regular miniature roses  that I 
have.  We'll see...guess I'll find out.
Thanks Cathy and Kitty...
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 5/2/2010 10:51:08 AM Central Daylight Time,  
kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

I can't  help but...
that picture makes them appear long-shooted scraggly IMO. And  they always 
use their best photos for these things.  I take it you  want to do little 
pruning for height?  These look like they wouldn't  get tall, that they're 
more inclined to grow laterally or that the  stems/branches are soft/weak 
they stay short but go wide.  One  site said: "Grows to 1'H to 2'H in one 
year with fuller growth in second  year, with a 2'W to 3'W spread".  If you 
prune for control and to  encourage branching, I wonder if that would make 
the stems thicker at the  base and thus stand taller. Can't win for losin'.
Just some  thoughts.

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement