TCRS: ROSES in REVIEW 2002-1998

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TCRS - ROSES IN REVIEW 2002

Thanks to this year's Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002 reporters: Val and Jane Ballard, Norma Boswell, JoAnn Brehm, Jim & Dorothy Campbell, Don and Lorraine Doyle, Glenda Higgins, Jane Melville, Don Mercer,and Anne Muggli.

HYBRID TEA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Andrea Stelzer lp

7.75

7.75

2

medium

slight mildew

light

Vigorous, glossy disease-resistant foliage. Don't know yet about hardiness (first year).
 

Barbra Streisand m

8.0

7.0

1

?

No disease

strong

winter hardy
 

Brandenbrug Gate mr(rb)

8.5

8.5

1

tall

slight mildew

light

Always in bloom. Great color. Vigorous
 

Christine CL HT ob

8.7

8.5

1

med

No disease

moderate

I like the orange-red color: slightly muted, not "color-saturated." Upright branching. Repeats well for its class. No diseases or pests for two years. I like single petaled roses.
 

Diana, Princess of Wales pb

8.0

8.0

2

medium

No disease

lt-mod

Beautiful when first blooming but does not hold for very long. Reporters don't know about hardiness (first year).
 

Full Sail w

8.0

7.5

1

height?

No disease

lt. fragrance

winter hardy
 

Gemini pb

8.0

8.5

2

medium

No disease

lt-mod. fragrance

Great color, disease resistant, small blooms but good form. Similar to 'Diana' in color but superior in plant and lasting flower. Don't know about hardiness (first year).
 

Gift of Life yb

7.0

6.5

1

height?

no disease

fragrance ?

Too few petals and opens too fast. Gave it away. Somebody's gimmick to get $. Winter hardy.
 

Grand Finale w

7.3

?

1

med

No disease

no fragrance

Slightly above average white rose. Sensitive to thrips. My plant growth is not very good.
 

Helen Naude w (pb)

>

8.0

8.0

1

height?

No disease

lt

no comments on winter hardiness
 

LeAnn Rimes pb

8.25

7.75

2

tall

No disease

lt

1) Great all-around rose. Very vigorous. 2) Pastel beauty: gorgeous in spring...dinky in summer...just passable in fall because of contorted and confused shapes. Winter hardy.
 

Moon Shadow m

7.5

7.0

1

tall

severe mildew

strong

Mildewed too easily and faded fast. Gave it away.
 

Moonstone w

6.5

8.0

1

short

No disease

lt

So puny, but everthing else is exceptional.
 

Opening Night dr

7.5

7.5

2

tall

No disease or ?

lt

This rose does not repeat bloom well. Winter hardy.
 

Pearl lp

8.0

7.5

1

height?

No disease

?

Winter hardy
 

Rina Hugo dp

8.3

6.5

1

med.

none-mod. mildew

moderate

Pretty... if you get a bloom.
 

Signature dp

7.9

8.5

4

med-tall

slight mildew/ no disease

lt-mod.

Blooms no matter how neglected it is - or, very stingy bloomer. Easily damaged in wind and heat/very unhardy plant and leaf growth, but a show stopper. Needs spray for thrips.
 

Ultimate Pink lp

7.5

?

1

med

no disease

lt

In my opinion, there are better pink roses. For instance, 'Bewitched' is far superior. Not sure about hardiness (1st yr.).
 

Veteran's Honor dr

8.7

8.8

1

tall

mod blackspot, severe mildew

heavy

Excellent in garden and house, excellent bloomer, velvet blooms last.
 

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GRANDIFLORA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Candelabra pb

8.2

8.3

2

med-tall

None—slight mildew

None-mod.

Work horse, continually blooming in cooler weather. Winter hardy.
 

Cologne m

7.5

7.5

1

Tall

Mod.—severe mildew

strong

Winter hardy.
 

Crimson Bouquet dr

8.6

?

1

Med.

No disease

None

Great crimson color. Heavy bloomer. Don't know yet about winter hardiness (first year).
 

Octoberfest ob

8.15

8.25

2

Med.—Tall

No disease

light

Roses are small in hot weather during drought and no fertilizer. Winter hardy.
 

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FLORIBUNDA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

Height

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Betty Boop rb

8.1

7.73

5

Med.

No disease

none-light

Lots of constant, continuous, long-lasting blooms from spring to fall. Fun to watch open. I love it but the color fades fast. Does really well in heat. Has spread out this year and is over running garden space. Winter hardy.
 

Bill Warriner op

8.2

7.5

1

?

No disease

?

?
 

Blueberry Hill m

8.3

8.5

1

?

No disease

mod.

?
 

Easy Going yb

7.0

8.5

5

?

none

none

?
 

Guy de Maupassant mp

7.7

7.05

2

Med.

None-slight

mod

I like its quartered, old rose flower style and strong pink color. Disease and pest resistant.
 

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MINIATURE/Mini-FLORA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Ace of Diamonds mr

8.0

8.0

1

med

slight mildew

mod.

Fast repeat bloom. Nice form. Mildew last year but not this year. Winter hardy.
 

Aletha June lp

7.0

6.0

1

med

none

light

Haven' thad any nice blossoms in two years. Slow repeat blooming. Winter hardy.
 

Amber Star ob

8.0

7.5

1

med

none

light

Fully saturated color attracts the eye. The bloom quills into a star. One flaw - streaks in outer petals. Winter hardy.
 

Amy Grant, miniFl lp

8.3

8.3

1

med

none

light

Nice Hybrid Tea form, exquisite color. Blooms sparingly. Winter hardy.
 

Autumn Dawn op

7.2

6.1

1

med

none

none

Winter hardy.
 

Dot Com dr

7.5

7.5

1

short

none

light

Blooms are perfect for miniature arrangements. Form tends to be oblong rather than circular. Winter hardy.
 

Finest Hour ob

7.5

7.9

1

med

none

light

Vivid, strong color saturation. Lots of petals. Exhibition potential. Attractive plant. Winter hardy.
 

Little Tommy Tucker my

7.0

5.0

1

med

none

none

Winter hardy.
 

Mighty Moe ob

7.5

7.0

2

short

slight mildew

none

Charmingly colored micro-mini needs more petals to show well. Opens fast. Fun to use in arrangements. Winter hardy.
 

Mitchies' Gold dy

7.76

8.1

3

short-med

none

none

Great color holds in heat. Waiting to see the form I've seen in shows - and hoping for more bloom. Winter hardy.
 

MOEjo-netsu dp

8.25

8.0

2

medium

none

light

Lovely HT form, large size rose, great deep pink - purple color. Opens quickly. Floriferous, attractive plant. Winter hardy.
 

Moonlight and Roses m

7.0

7.0

1

medium

slight mildew

light

Strong mauve with red edges, lots of petals. Very slow to repeat bloom, and stingy with blooms. Winter hardy.
 

Raindrops pb

7.8

8.2

1

short

none

light

Winter hardy.
 

Ralph Moore mr

8.1

8.26

3

medium

none

light

Great exhibition form. Happy, healthy, beautiful plant. Roses open fast but stay good-looking when full-blown. Lots of flowers with fast rebloom. Winter hardy.
 

Sis w

6.8

6.1

1

short

none

none

Winter hardy.
 

Snow Bunny w

6.5

6.5

3

medium

no or mod. mildew

none

1) Lovely small blooms while in its pot. Clean white color, too few petals to get much form. Died during the winter. 2) No good blooms for two years - mostly distorted. Winter hardy.
 

Sweet Caroline rb

8.5

8.75

2

med-tall

none

none

Beautiful blossoms, nice exhibition form and long lasting. Busy, healthy, gorgeous plant. First year, so don't know yet about hardiness
 

Sweet Melody ab

7.5

8.0

1

medium

none

light

Very nice HT form. Winter hardy.
 

Tangerine Twiest ob

8.0

7.8

3

short-medium

severe blackspot & mildew or no disease

none - moderate

Great orange-blend color, brigtens up the garden, short-lasting-HT form. Winter hardy
 

Ultimate Pleasure pb

8.0

9.0

1

tall

none

moderate

Fast repeat blooming. Nice sprays and single blossoms
 

Will-o-the-Wisp pb

8.25

8.75

2

medium

none

moderate

I like the single petaled 1 1/2 inch flowers, coral with yellow eye and orange stamens. Small, in-scale foliage looks healthy, is tidy and has no pest problems. Erect branching pattern. Winter hardy.
 

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SHRUB - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Boy Crazy dp

8.4

8.0

1

med tall

none

moderate

Winter hardy.
 

Braveheart dr

8.0

8.5

1

Height?

none

Fragrance?

Bright color. Tough plant. Winter hardy.
 

Flutterbye yb

8.0

8.5

1

tall (large)

none

Fragrance?

Just blooms & blooms & blooms.
 

George Vancouver mr

8.5

8.0

1

short

none

light

Single 2 inch flowers in clusters have ruffled centers. Holds color well. Nice foliage, medium to dark green. Produces large hips that color. Nice low, shrubby habit. Looks clean and healthy, a nice landscape rose. Winter hardy.
 

Heavenly Rosalind pb

9.0

9.0

1

medium

none

light

Flowers look like perfect, pristine wild roses, delicate pink fading to satiny, creamy white at center. Orange - red stamens. Winter hardy.
 

Jude the Obscure my

8.5

8.0

1

tall

none

moderate

Soft orange - pink color and cupped flower style. Flowers in large clusters, 4 inch blossoms, outside petals are lighter shade and silky. Cupped flowers barely open to show deeper tones inside, and stamens. Leaf color is medium green. Winter hardy
 

Kaleidoscope m

7.6

7.8

2

short

none

none - light

Very fun rose because of continuously changing color. Prolific bloomer even in 100 degree days. Had blooms all summer.
 

Knock Out dr

8.0

8.5

2

short

none

light

One of my favorite newer roses. Has small blooms in abundance. Great look in landscape. Good heat tolerance. Resists fading. Good Tri-City rose. Winter hardy.
 

Marinette mp

8.8

8.0

1

tall

none

light - moderate

A light, airy look in the garden, many tall, straight stems with small leaves. Gives the impression that each stem is topped with flowers that stand straight up and the ruffled petals stand out horizontally, displaying the boss of yellow stamens. Pink in its second year, it flowered white for its first year. Winter hardy.
 

Pat Austin or

7.6

8.0

3

medium

none

light

1) Beautiful color but disappointing because it blooms and blows very rapidly and is not a prolific bloomer like other David Austins. Also one of the least fragrant Austins. 2) I like the silky 3 1/2 inch, fully cupped light-to-medium orange flowers. In our hot, dry summer weather at 100-105 degrees, flowers don't last the full day. They are so exquisite that I gladly accept that flaw. 3) Weak branches don't support flowers. Great color. Winter hardy.
 

Rodoute lp

7.7

7.7

1

medium

slight mildew, mod. rust

light

I like the very light pink, fully open cupped flowers. Winter hardy.
 

Bobbie Burns lp

8.5

8.5

1

medium

none

Fragrance?

Bought for the beautiful, delicate single-petaled soft pink flowers with showy stamens. Especially enjoy the pimpinell-ifolia-like foliage; 9 leaflets per leaf give a fern-like quality. Half-inch round, dark red hips provide summer color. Hardy.
 

Serendipity ob

8.5

8.5

1

medium

none

Fragrance?

I have had this rose for 10 years. It has a low petal count, the flowers open out flat and are off-white or buff color, exposing the centers, bringing serenity to its corner of the garden. It stops visitors in their tracks, to take in this calming beauty. Winter hardy.
 

Sir Clough dp

8.5

7.0

1

very tall

none

Fragrance?

A narrow, 7 or 8 feet high bush with medium pink, 3 1/2 inch open flowers showing a boss of orange stamens. I find it useful for its neat columnar shape and nearly continuous bloom. I plan to add more of the same where height is wanted. Winter hardy.
 

The Alexandra Rose pb

7.5

7.5

1

med - tall

none

light

I like the quiet wildflower look of the light pink single-petaled flowers that shade to light yellow in the center. Always in bloom. Winter hardy.
 

Trevor Griffiths mp

8.8

8.8

1

medium

none

moderate

Color holds well, good old rose shape. Dark green foliage, new growth is reddish. Winter hardy.
 

 

LARGE-FLOWERED CLIMBER - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Fourth of July rb

8.1

8.8

1

Height?

No disease

Fragrance?

Winter hardy.

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OLD GARDEN ROSE - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2002

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Danny Boy Moss, dr

7.9

7.0

1

short

slight mildew

light

I like the bright red flowers, but not when they're faded; don't enjoy deadheading small plants. Winter hardy.
 

Illusion HKOR, mr

6.5

6.5

1

tall, climbing

none

?

Does well in part shade. Very dark red flowers keep a fresh look. Dislike low bloom count and small flowers. It's only one year old, so it may improve. Winter hardy.
 

Rugelda HRg, yb

8.5

8.0

1

tall

none

moderate

The bush itself is picturesque even when not in bloom. Shiny leaves are clean and healthy. Could bloom more. Yellow blend flowers are very showy. Winter hardy.
 

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TCRS - ROSES IN REVIEW 2001

Thanks to this year's Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001 reporters: Norma Boswell, JoAnn Brehm, Jim & Dorothy Campbell, Don and Lorraine Doyle, Glenda Higgins, Jane Melville, Don Mercer, Nancy Roy, and Anne Muggli.

HYBRID TEA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Christine ob

9.0

9.0

1

Medium

No disease

Light fragrance

This climbing Hybrid Tea bloom lasts well for a single-petaled HT. Outstanding orange-red colors. Dark, glossy, healthy foliage. Not fussy.
 

Gift of Life yb

7.5

7.0

1

Height?

Disease?

Fragrance?

New this year. Too few petals & opens too fast. Lovely color, but....
 

Gina Lollobrigida dy

8.7

6.8

1

Tall

No disease

Light fragrance

Blooms a lot and has very good blooms in the garden, but opens too full to do much in exhibition.
 

Grand Finale w

8.0

7.5

1

Tall

No disease

No fragrance

I like other whites better. Winter hardy.
 

LeAnn Rimes pb

7.8

7.6

3

Med.—Tall

No disease

Light fragrance

First year, the plant is already 5 feet tall and growing stronger. Very much like ‘Lynn Anderson,’ with less robust foliage. Pastel beauty: gorgeous in spring...okay in summer... double centers and muddled shapes in fall.
 

Moon Shadow m

7.0

7.0

3

Tall

Severe blackspot & mildew

Moderate fragrance

It’s a mildew indicator in my garden. It goes next spring.
 

Moonstone w

8.0

8.4

2

Med. height

No disease

Light fragrance

First year plant, it’s off to a rather slow start. As a show rose, one of the best I’ve seen in recent years. First year. Beautiful blooms with spiral centers.
 

Opening Night dr

8.5

7.5

2

Tall

None—slight mildew

Light fragrance

Opens way too fast.
 

Rina Hugo dp

7.6

7.4

3

Med. height

None—mod. mildew

Light fragrance

Off to a good start. Vigorus plant. Shows exhibition potential. Winter hardy. Nearly always in neon bloom, and the bloom holds a long time. Not a show rose for me, but helps make a showy garden. Doesn’t bloom & rebloom well.
 

Signature pb

7.9

8.1

4

Med. height

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

I just got this beauty. Form is wonderful. Still small and burns in 100+ sun. (So do I.) After 3 years I had some great show blooms this year. Doesn't like the heat and does not hold up well in wind. Winter hardy. I don't get many blooms. Maybe it wants FULL sun.
 

Sunset Celebration ab

?

?

1

Med. height

No disease

Fragrance?

First year plant, it’s off to a very slow start.

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GRANDIFLORA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Candelabra pb

8.5

8.0

1

Tall

None—slight mildew

No fragrance

Lovely glowing color. Winter hardy.
 

Cologne m

8.0

7.5

1

Tall

Mod.—severe mildew

Moderate fragrance

It just doesn’t do well in our heat.
 

Fame! dp

8.7

8.1

3

Med.—Tall

No disease

None or lt. fragrance

Very good garden rose–a lot of blooms. Winter hardy. Beautiful color, prolific bloomer. Very few sprays. Love the color & graceful shape of the open blooms. Holds well in vase.
 

Octoberfest ob

8.2

7.8

2

Med.—Tall

No disease

None to moderate

Winter hardy.
 

Reba McEntire or

7.6

7.0

2

Short—Tall

No—Slight mildew

No fragrance

Beautiful color. Stingy bloomer. Some blooms have nice form. o Very bright, just nothing special.

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FLORIBUNDA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Betty Boop rb

8.5

8.0

2

Med. height

None—slight mildew

Light fragrance

Vigorous growth, remarkable foliage. This is one of the great recent introductions. Wonderful show potential. Winter hardy. Vigorous grower. Blooms a lot. Good foliage.
 

Bill Warriner op

9.0

8.0

2

Tall

No disease

Moderate fragrance

Perfect small, warm pink high-centered flowers cover the bush. Very hardy and accepts lack of care. Excellent repeat.
 

Blueberry Hill m

8.0

7.5

1

Short

No disease

Lt.-Mod . fragrance

Adapts to mixed garden planting (iris, lilies, etc.) & is carefree.
 

Easy Going yb

8.5

7.0

1

Medium

No disease

No fragra n ce

Very colorful and carefree.
 

Guy de Maupassant mp

8.5

8.2

1

Short

No disease

Moderate fragrance

Does well in a "no care" situation and in poor soil.
 

Livin’ Easy ob

8.2

7.4

2

Med.-Tall

No disease

No fragrance

Lots of blooms, beautiful color. Many more single blooms than sprays. Winter hardy. Very bright & carefree. Center "balls" in the fall.

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MINIATURE - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HEIGHT

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Absolutely yb

6.8

6.6

1

Medium height

Disease?

Fragrance?

Nice color. Some blooms have nice form–most do not!
 

Amy Grant lp

8.5

8.5

3

Short—Med.

No disease

No fragrance

Good form. Nice Hybrid Tea form, blooms sparingly. Winter hardy. Gorgeous bud & bloom. Color is exquisite.
 

Glowing Amber rb

8.5

8.8

2

Medium

No disease

Light fragrance

Showy color in the garden. Would rate tops for exhibition if it didn’t have a color break in one outer petal. Love the color–just wish my plant were more vigorous.
 

Lasting Impression pb

8.0

8.5

1

Medium

Slight mildew

Fragrance?

Nice Hybrid Tea form, white with darker pink edges, lovely color.
 

Little Tommy Tucker my

7.5

7.5.

1

Medium

No disease

Fragrance?

Distinct color, yellow with gold touches.
 

Louisiana Lady yb

6.9

6.8

1

Short

No disease

Fragrance?

Blooms open quickly. Low center.
 

Miss Flippins’ mr

8.0

8.4

3

Short to tall

Slight mildew

Light to no frag.

Good show rose on long stems. Good form. Lots of blooms. Winter hardy. Opens fast. Good color and form.
 

Moonlight and Roses m

7.8

8.2

2

Short—Med.

Slight or no mildew

Light fragrance

Nice Hybrid Tea form, mauve with darker reddish color on petal edges, lovely color. Slow to rebloom but beautiful.
 

Odessa m

7.2

6.8

1

Tall

No disease

Fragrance?

Nice color. Very few exhibition blooms. Weak stems.
 

Overnight Scentsation mp

8.0

8.5

1

Tall

No disease

Heavy fragrance

Nice Hybrid Tea form, lovely medium pink color, large bloom. Winter hardy.
 

Pacific Serenade dy

6.2

6.1

1

Medium height

No disease

Fragrance?

Large, sparse bloomer. No form. Few petals.
 

Playgold ob

7.6

4.9

2

Short

No disease

No fragrance

Beautiful color. Not many blooms. Single to semi-double large bloom, nice orange-yellow color.
 

Rainbow’s End, Cl yb

9.0

8.5

1

Height?

Disease?

Fragrance?

Very vigorous. Didn’t get disbudded & just kept blooming. Blooms more continuously than ‘Jeanne Lajoie.’
 

Sweet Melody ab

7.5

7.8

2

Medium

No disease

Light fragrance

Lovely color, pale pink with darker blush on edges. Well-branched bush seems to throw more blooms than the plant ‘Pierrine,’ from which it sported. Starts light apricot and turns to white in my garden.
 

Tangerine Twist ob

8.0

8.2

3

Short—Med.

Moderate black spot

Mod.—heavy frag.

Brilliant orange with light yellow reverse, very fragrant. Stingy with its gorgeous blooms, probably due to less vigor from leaf and stem spot. Really bright and carefree.
 

Will-o-the-Wisp pb

8.5

8.0

1

Medium

No disease

No fragrance

Small flowers with big yellow eyes are unusual. Bush very healthy. Repeats well.

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SHRUB - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Braveheart dr

8.0

7.0

1

Height?

Disease?

Fragrance?

Bright color. Tough plant (it’s in a bad place). Not a show rose for me.
 

Flutterbye yb

9.0

9.0

1

Tall (large)

No disease

Fragrance?

Just blooms & blooms & blooms.
 

Heavenly Rosalind pb

8.9

8.9

1

Medium

No disease

Light fragrance

Sensational single petaled flower with all the charm of a beautiful wild rose. Pink buds open to creamy white flowers blushed pink at edge of petals, blushed yellow at center. Dark yellow anthers on reddish stamens. Flowers are 2 1/2 to 3 inches. Wish foliage looked like Scotch rose. Good repeat.
 

Jude the Obscure my

8.5

8.1

3

Tall

No disease

Heavy fragrance

Unusually large and fully cupped flowers, charming blushed yellow showing soft orange on inner petals. Flowers nod downward, acceptable on this tall plant. Well scented. Wonderful fragrance and color. Stems are so slender it doesn't hold up its head too well. Love it anyway.
 

Louise Clements ob

9.0

9.0

1

Tall

No disease

Fragrance?

A gorgeous rose, lovely shape & clear, bright color. Grows tall here (6 ft.) & reblooms & reblooms!
 

Marinette mp

8.5

8.5

1

Tall

No disease

Fragrance?

High pointed pink buds open to flat ruffled petals. Flowers very long lasting. Color is cream blushed pink upon opening, then turns white. Flowers held upright on branch ends. Bush of many thin, upright branches with medium to small sized leaves. Bush looks light and airy despite size.
 

Pat Austin or

7.8

7.8

2

Tall

No disease

Tall Fragrance?

Large 4 inch flowers are gold on the reverse, medium orange inside. Very cupped flowers create a sensational riot of orange tones inside the cup. A fault is downward hanging flowers. This seems to be improving with age, however. Bright, glossy medium-green foliage. I’ve tried twice to grow it, and it just sits there and wastes away. Maybe 3rd time’s a charm?
 

Radio Times mp

8.0

8.0

2

Height?

Disease?

Moderate fragrance

Nice but just another pink Austin. Spindly stems. Maybe my plants aren’t happy in this VERY alkaline soil.
 

Ruffles & Flourishes rb

8.3

?

2

Short

No disease

Short Fragrance?

This is a very small rose that scorches in the hot summer sun. It is unusual in color & very cute. I have had this rose for 4 or 5 years.

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LARGE-FLOWERED CLIMBER - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Fourth of July rb

8.5

8.?

1

Height?

No disease

Fragrance?

Good hardy plant.

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OLD GARDEN ROSE - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2001

None reviewed for 2000

           
 

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Tri-City Rose Society - ROSES IN REVIEW 2000

Thanks to this year's Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000 reporters: Norma Boswell, Vina Hudson, Anne Muggli, JoAnn Brehm, Jane Melville, Leo & Mary Revell, Jim Campbell, Don Mercer, Nancy Roy, Don & Lorraine Doyle, Eileen Till.

* = roses not requested by the ARS for this year's report. Special thanks to Don Mercer, who responded generously to an ARS request for information about roses with very few previous reports. Don is uniquely qualified to report on such roses. In his garden of 252 roses are 121 Shrub Roses, 24 Old Garden Roses, 10 Species Roses, 9 Miniature Roses, 8 Large-Flowered Climbers, 39 Hybrid Teas, 9 Grandifloras, and 80 Floribundas.

HYBRID TEA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

CULTIVAR

GardenR

ExhibitR

No.

Hardy

Disease

Fragrance

Audrey Hepburn lp

7.0

5.0

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Has lots of blooms. Looks good in the garden. Blossoms open up too fast to exhibit. Nice foliage.
 

Chris Evert™ ob

6.5

6.1

3

No

None—Severe mildew

?

Beautiful color, sparse bloom. One plant did not survive the winter.
 

Gina Lollobrigida® dy

8.0

Too new

1

?

None

?

Great yellow. Opens to full ruffled bloom. Probably won’t be on exhibition table
 

Maggie Barry pb

8.3

8.1

5

Yes

None

None/Moderate

Much like ‘Brigadoon,’ but deeper coral. Intense, glowing color. Nice HT form, (no form most of the time for one reporter.) Very large blooms, disease resistant, repeats well. Excellent garden and show rose. One reporter noted her bush was slow to start, with rather small flowers, but plenty of them.
 

Miss All-American Dream™ dp

6.3

6.1

1

Yes

Slight blackspot

Light

Very winter-hardy, for its color. Form mediocre.
 

Opening Night™ dr

7.0

7.5

1

Yes

Slight mildew

Light

I’ve been totally unimpressed with this rose. In fact, will probably never buy another J&P rose until I see it in someone else’s garden.
 

*Rina Hugo dp

7.5

7.2

2

Yes

None

Light

Vigorous. Good foliage. Attractive in the garden. Large blooms tend to open loosely and irregularly. Still hoping!
 

Spice Twice™ ob

8.0

7.0

2

Yes

None

Light

Beautiful color! Some blooms have nice form but open quickly.
 

Timeless™ dp

8.4

7.9

2

Yes

None

Light

For one reporter, small blooms, short stems, short plant. Nice color. The other reporter wants another plant. It holds and holds in the garden. Lovely color and form. Does well in our heat and alkaline soil.
 

Sunset Celebration ab

7.6

7.1

2

Yes

None/Moderate blackspot

Light

Color is very striking. Has been winter-hardy, so far.

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GRANDIFLORA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Fame dp

8.6

8.6

4

Yes

None

None/Light

Beautiful color. Prolific bloomer. Holds well in the garden. Lovely buds and open blooms all season. Two years and still disease resistant. Very few sprays. Competes well with other perennials.
 

Heart O’ Gold; my

7.2

6.8

1

?

Slight mildew

?

Nice color. Does not hold form. Sparse bloomer.
 

*Les Sjulin pb

8.8

9.0

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Beautiful Coral-pink HT style blossoms. Hardy, disease and pest resistant. Medium height.
 

*Pearlie Mae ab

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

None

Light

Don’t like the colors, a near-orange to near-white blend, hard to place. Medium height.
 

Reba McEntire or

7.6

7.3

2

Yes

None/Slight mildew

Light

Beautiful color. Stingy bloomer. Some blooms have nice form. Short bush.

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FLORIBUNDA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

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Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Betty Boop rb

8.0

?

1

?

None

Light

Quick to show vigorous growth. Got a feeling this one is going to be a stunner.
 

Bill Warriner op

8.3

8.3

2

Yes

None

None/Light

Carefree, nearly always in bloom, tidy bush, many flowers, flowers hold color well, self cleaning (spent petals drop). One reporter rated this variety 9.0. The 7.5 evaluator said her bush gets only 4 hours of sun each day.
 

*Brass Band ob

8.0

8.0

1

?

None

Light

Great color. Real exhibition potential.
 

Livin’ Easy ob

8.3

7.8

3

Yes

None

None

Lots of perky, medium sized blooms. Beautiful color. Repeats well. Many more single blooms than sprays. Does well planted with other perennials. Tends to ball in cooler weather.
 

*Love Potion m

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

None

Light

The color is better than ‘Angel Face.’ So is its winter hardiness and vigor.
 

Old Port m

7.5

7.5

1

?

None

Light

No comments.
 

Scentimental rb

7.6

7.2

3

Yes

Slight blackspot and mildew

Heavy

Does not produce many sprays. No form, opens fast, color does not hold. Winter-hardiness very good.

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MINIATURE - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

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Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Absolutely yb

6.7

6.8

2

?

None

Light

Soft yellow with peach in a one-inch bloom. Does not bloom freely. Some blooms have nice form–most do not!
 

Amber Sunset ob

8.5

8.5

1

Yes

None

Light

Striking color in star-quilled form, an exhibition bloom–also a worthy garden plant. Needs two years to show its merit.
 

*Baby Donnie mr

8.5

7.7

1

Yes

None

None

Small, single-petaled dark red flowers–attracts visitors for a closer look. Everyone likes it. Dark leaves are in scale with flowers. Will do well in shade. Eight years old (a keeper).
 

Baby Secret w

6.0

5.0

1

?

None

Light

The color is so sweet–very aptly named.
 

Dark Mirage dr

6.7

6.5

1

?

Slight mildew

?

Beautiful color that does not hold. Large blooms wth weak stems. Opens quickly.
 

Halo® Fire rb

7.3

7.2

2

?

None

?

Nice color when weather is cooler. Plenty of blooms.
 

Hearts A’ Fire dr

6.4

6.2

1

?

Severe mildew

?

Nice color. Poor form.
 

Louisiana Lady yb

6.9

6.8

1

?

None

?

Blooms open quickly. Low center.
 

Miss Flippins mr

8.0

8.1

5

Yes

None

None

Vigorous grower, good producer. Lovely exhibition form. Vibrant dark red color. Opens fast.
 

Odessa m

7.3

7.4

3

Yes

None to mod. blackspot

Moderate

Many petals with old-fashioned form. Very few exhibition blooms. Weak stems.
 

Overnight Scentsation mp

7.5

8.0

1

?

None

None

First year plant. Very lovely medium pink HT form, with medium green foliage. Appears to be disease resistant. Holds up in hot weather.
 

Pacific Serenade dy

6.2

6.1

1

?

None

?

Large sparse bloomer. Few petals. No form.
 

Playgold ob

7.4

7.7

2

?

None

None

Not many blooms. Nice bi-color. Very small, compact bush. Almost micro-mini (could be).
 

Rainbow’s End, Cl. yb

8.0

8.0

2

?

None

None

Love the color and form. Constantly in bloom.
 

Seattle Scentsation™ pb

8.7

7.7

1

Yes

Moderate blackspot

Moderate

No comments.
 

Tropical Twist op

7.4

7.8

2

Yes

Slight mildew

Light

Eye-catching color. Sparse bush tends to throw low cane breaks with little action above. Some exhibition blooms.

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SHRUB - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

*A. MacKenzie rb

8.9

8.0

1

Yes

None

Heavy

Distinctive raspberry scent and raspberry-red flower color. Tall plant.
 

*Charles Rennie Mackintosh pb

8.7

7.8

1

Yes

None

Heavy

The hint of lilac in the color looks great with other pink English Roses–a cool contrast in mixed color arrangements.
 

*Dapple Dawn lp

8.7

7.8

1

Yes

None

Mod. to Heavy

A stunning specimen plant in the landscape. There is a near-religious experience in seeing this rose in a quiet setting. The flowers seem to be offerings set upon uplifted boughs.
 

Eglantyne dp

8.0

8.0

1

?

None

Moderate

Such a pretty pink! I think any David Austin rose is just WONDERFUL! This is no exception.
 

*Euphrates pb

8.5

8.5

1

Yes

None

?

Very unusual and charming.
 

*Frontier Twirl pb

8.7

8.7

1

Yes

Slight mildew

Moderate

This rose has Rose Mosaic Virus and is ready to be thrown away; I’m sorry that I haven’t found a virus-free source for replacement. I love the bright orange-pink color and classy flowers! I will certainly miss it! Short bush.
 

Jayne Austin my

7.7

8.2

3

Yes

None

Heavy

Needs either special attention, or perhaps just time to "settle in." The fragrance is outstanding and unusual. The flower color and cupped shape are also very, very nice. An excellent but fussy English rose. One reporter thinks she p refers full sun, because she is leggy in part shade.
 

*John Franklin mr

7.8

7.8

3

Yes

Slight blackspot

Light

Continues to bloom in fall, even when night time temperatures drop to 28° F. Very hardy and free blooming. Does not require spraying.
 

Jude the Obscure my

8.1

8.3

4

Yes

None to mod. blackspot

Light to heavy

One sees it as just another pale yellow. Another sees soft colors changing with age and temperature from medium yellow to peach to near white outer petals. Very cupped flower form. Hardy & carefree.
 

*Kakwaw lp

8.5

8.5

1

Yes

None

Heavy

Small dark green leaves and white flowers are at home in a woodland setting, or help create a woodland setting.
 

Kateryna mp

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

None

?

Attractive single petaled flowers burn in the sun at about 90°. Moved to part sun this year; will move to dappled light next. Not for hot summer climates.
 

Louise Clements ob

8.0

7.8

2

Yes

None/Moderate blackspot

Moderate

Brilliant color. Did not survive the June 10 heavy frost in one garden. For the other, it constantly has blooms on the Northeast side of the house and looks great all the time.
 

Morning Has Broken my

7.8

7.4

2

Yes

None

Slight

Very free-flowering. The bright yellow informal flowers are without variation. Not vigorous, perhaps blooms too much–may yet get "settled in." Short bush; slow growth when young.
 

*Paloma Blanca w

7.7

7.7

1

Yes

None

Light

Fault: Blossoms seem to ball and brown (botrytis?). Asset: White flowers are cupped balls "Cabbage Rose" style.
 

*Petit Rat de l’Opera® pb

7.8

7.8

1

Yes

None

Light

Light pink & white flowers not showy, fade to a dull grey when aged. Short bush.
 

*Queen Nefertiti® ly

8.2

7.2

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Dislike: a novelty, at times a pink blend, a yellow blend, or an apricot blend. Therefore hard to place.
 

Radio Times mp

Too new

Too new

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Own root. Only 2nd year–not too big yet.
 

*Redouté lp

8.6

8.6

1

Yes

None

Moderate

A good English Rose in a warm light pink color.
 

*Simon Fraser mp

7.7

6.8

1

Yes

None

Light

Like the color of its coral-pink flowers. It’s almost always in bloom. A nice landscape rose.
 

*Sir Clough dp

8.3

6.5

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Good where a tall, upright rose is wanted. I’m guessing that the open flowers wouldn’t do well on the show table, but they look great on the bush!
 

*Tamora ab

8.0

8.0

1

Yes

Slight blackspot and mildew

Heavy

Like the scent, small plant size, and cupped apricot English Rose flowers.
 

*The Alexandra Rose® pb

8.5

6.5

1

Yes

None

None

Needs good placement, and then is a lovely plant in the landscape. Medium height. I like its soft yellow & pink single-petaled flowers.
 

*The Nun w

8.4

8.6

1

Yes

None

Light

I like the beautiful pure white, deeply-cupped flowers that enclose lovely long yellow stamens. Short bush.
 

*The Gift Pol w

8.5

6.5

1

Yes

None

Light

A landscape rose, especially useful in a woodland setting.
 

Tradescant dr

9.0

8.8

1

Yes

Slight blackspot and mildew

Heavy

Long canes can be a ground cover, or can be trained on a 5 foot tripod or pillar. Sensational color. Very dark red ages to near black, flowers quartered, very fragrant. Good repeat bloom.

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LARGE-FLOWERED CLIMBER - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

*Altissimo® mr

7.9

7.9

1

Yes

None

Light

Very large, showy 6 inch velvety red single-petaled flowers with yellow stamens. Petals drop cleanly.
 

*Meg ab

8.8

8.8

2

Yes

None

Heavy

Open, semi-double flowers have lovely color and showy stamens. Flowers withstand moderate wind storms.

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OLD GARDEN ROSE - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 2000

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

*Alba Suaveolens A w

7.3

7.3

1

Yes

None

Heavy

Columnar form of bush can be useful in the landscape, or can be a problem if misused. Flowers very white, clean.
 

Aîcha HSpn dy

8.8

8.3

2

Yes

None

?

Nice golden yellow fades to near white, but holds color well for some time. Full petaled.
 

* "Darlow’s Enigma" HMsk w

8.5

?

1

Yes

None

Heavy

Very large bush or climber; needs a suitable location. Blooms continuously spring through fall.
 

Duchesse de Rohan HP

7.5

7.6

1

Yes

Moderate blackspot

Heavy

Believe this rose is misnamed; color is medium pink, not red. Purchased from Heirloom several years ago. Won a Best OGR trophy, however! Very floriferous.
 

Ghislaine de Féligonde R ly

8.5

7.8

1

Yes

No

Slight

Slow to rebloom. Tall; lovely background rose. Very carefree.
 

*Mozart HMsk pb

8.7

7.8

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Very pretty small red & white flowers in large clusters; continuous bloom. Pest free, dark green foliage. Draws visitors for a close look.
 

*Rugelda HRg yb

8.5

8.5

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Shiny green foliage, golden yellow flowers fade to soft yellow blended pink; red stamens. Needs a year or two to "settle in"–good repeat bloom after the settling-in period.

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Tri-City Rose Society ROSES IN REVIEW 1999

Thanks to this year's Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1999 reporters: Norma Boswell, Todd Gervais, Jane Melville, Judy Schultz, JoAnn Brehm, Vina Hudson, Anne Mugli, Eileen Till, Don and Lorraine Doyle, Linda and Rich Kerkof

HYBRID TEA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1999

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Ain't She Sweet; orange—red

?
 

?
 

1
 

Yes
 

None
 

Moderate fragrance
 

The Doyles have container—grown this plant for 3 yrs. They will probably plant it in the garden this fall.
 

Amalia dr

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

Vibrant color which holds well. Struggling in competition with other perennials–will try a new spot next year.
 

Artistry ob

7.0

8.0

1

Yes

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

Jane's plant was either poor to begin with or didn't like its location. She'll try again, encouraged by good entries she saw in rose shows.
 

Breathless dp

8.0

8.0

1

Yes

None

Moderate

Disease resistant–needs very little spraying. Produces beautiful long—stemmed roses with high centered slow spiral.
 

Heaven w

8.0

9.2

1

Yes

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

The blooms are breathtaking when not water spotted or burned by the sun. It is a bit grudging in giving lots of bloom. This is an exquisite rose when conditions are right.
 

Henry Fonda dy

8.5

7.5

1

Yes

None

None

The color is vibrant and holds fairly well. This is its first year and blooms are not HT in shape–may be better next year.
 

Karen Blixen® w

9.0

9.0

2

Yes

None

Light fragrance

Lovely healthy plant blooms well–needs disbudding for show roses.
 

Lynn Anderson pb

7.8

8.4

3

Yes

None or slight mildew

No fragrance

Vina doesn't like its growth habit. It sends up long canes, and the cane is sometimes out of proportion to the bloom. Jane suggests placing it behind shorter roses in beds, as it can top 6 1/2 feet by fall. JoAnn and Jane find lots of blooms that are good for showing.
 

Maggie Barry pb

8.5

8.9

4

Yes

None or slight mildew

Light fragrance

One new bush hasn't grown very well, but it hasn't received much attention. Another grower with two bushes loves this rose. The medium coral color is almost fluorescent–just shimmers in the sunlight. Nice rounded bush 4 ft. tall . Some gorgeous blooms for show, too, if disbudded.
 

Monet m

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

Mod. mildew

Light fragrance

Not vigorous in its present location. Lovely colors (just like a Monet painting) blending together in bloom. Haven't had any show blooms yet, but they're looking better this fall.
 

Spice Twice ob

6.0

?

1

Yes

Mod. mildew

Light

Eileen appreciates blooms that stay the same color from bud to open bloom.
 

St. Patrick yb

8.6

8.0

4

Yes

None

None

This is a great cut rose, keeping well in the vase. If Vina were to keep her garden, she would get another one. Jane loves the color, especially in the fall when at a distance it looks like the bush is covered with green roses. Blo oms do not have the typical HT shape–hers are flat, flat, flat!
 

Sunset Celebration ab

7.5

7.5

2

Yes

None or slight mildew

No fragrance

Lovely color. Vina plans to give it to her son to move to Vancouver, WA when she leaves her garden. Jane expects great things next year, as blooms are nice even though the bush is still just 3 feet tall.
 

Timeless dp

8.5

9.2

1

Yes

No disease

?

Took a year to establish itself. Absolutely fantastic bloom shape and color. Plan to add another plant next year in spite of limited space.
 

Valencia® ab

8.2

7.0

1

Yes

No disease

Moderate fragrance

The large buff orange blooms have a voluptuous quality. The pointed center usually splits, the bloom puffs into many intricate folds like a beautiful Old Garden Rose, and it holds freshly for a long time. The healthy, vigorous bush is generous with blooms. Most will show in the open—bloom class, or they may be used in arrangements or bouquets.

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GRANDIFLORA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1999

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Fame dp
 

8.3
 

8.3
 

5
 

Yes
 

None to slight mildew

Light fragrance
 

Grows well with good growth habit. Even a new bush is covered with bloom. Lasts well in the vase and has lovely blooms at all stages. Opens like Elina–all gentle ruffles. Todd says it opens fast due to the small number of petals but is showy and did well even in our summer heat. Anne praises its disease resistance and repeat blooms all summer. Good cut flower.
 

Magic Lantern ob

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

Mod. mildew

No fragrance

Jane kept it for two years and then gave it away. It was a small plant that skimped on blooms, even though she really liked that clear light orange color.
 

Reba McEntire or

8.5

8.0

1

Yes

Slight mildew

No fragrance

Vigorous plant covers itself with nice sprays. Must be disbudded if any hope of single rose entry. Blooms are rather small. Great clear color.
 

FLORIBUNDA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1999

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Livin' Easy ob

9.5

8.0

1

Yes

No disease

No fragrance

Blooms and reblooms, no worry, no care. Even reblooms if not disbudded on schedule. Gorgeous color spot in garden. Nice sprays for showing.
 

Scentimental rb

8.0

8.0

1

Yes

Mod. mildew

Moderate fragrance

Nice fragrance. Burgundy and white color is attractive.

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MINIATURE - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1999

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Baby Secret w

8.0

7.5

1

Yes

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

Linda feels it is hard to evaluate this rose due to adverse conditions. The long damp spring led to more than usual mildew and blackspot. In the heat of summer the rose seemed a bit stunted.
 

Halo® Today op

7.5

8.0

2

Yes

No disease

No fragrance

A lovely little single-type mini. Slow getting started. Disease resistant.
 

Hearts A'Fire dr

6.0

5.5

1

Yes

Severe mildew

No fragrance

Severe mildew problems have prevented it from growing much in the two years Anne has had it. It has bloomed only twice.
 

Ice Crystal w

7.5

7.5

1

Yes

Slight mildew

No fragrance

Nice compact little mini rose. Slightly larger blooms than Cinderella. Very nice when blooms are fully open. Pink edging.
 

Incognito m

7.8

8.0

2

Yes

No disease

Light fragrance

This charmer presents both sprays and singles, exhibition style. The plant grows both tall and wide. The color is a blend of medium mauve and gold, quite unique.
 

Klima Cl dy

6.5

5.0

2

Yes

No disease

No fragrance

Everyone loves the color. The Doyles had their plant for several years, and this is the first year it has stretched out like a climber. It's one of JoAnn's worst performing roses. It didn't climb until the third year and is only 2 ft. high in its fourth year!
 

Little Crimson dr

7.5

7.0

1

Yes

No disease

No fragrance

Very small bush. Tiny blooms, very full petaled. Dark red, some streaking. Free of disease. Nice garden rose.
 

Miss Flippins mr

7.6

8.3

4

Yes

No disease

None to light scent

This has had some lovely blooms with very good form. It is extra nice. Opens fast! Does not burn in the heat and looks good for a long time. First year plant is growing well.
 

Scentsational m

6.3

5.3

2

Yes

No disease

Moderate fragrance

Lovely light mauve with cream undertones. Opens flat to a beautiful large mini bloom with fresh yellow stamens and delightful scent. Medium sized bush grows wide. One grower rated a newly planted bush very low.
 

Seattle Scentsation pb

6.0

5.0

1

Yes

No disease

Light fragrance

Judy likes the pretty blush pink tones.
 

Sparks mr

8.5

7.5

1

Yes

No disease

No fragrance

Charming bright color spot in the garden. Individual blooms can be used for arrangements and are decorative rather than exhibition style. Smaller blooms than average.
 

Tropical Twist ab

7.8

8.0

2

Yes

No disease

No fragrance

Excellent full blooms of red-orange with yellow reverse intensify as they age. Nice dark green foliage is disease resistant.

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SHRUB - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1999

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Ambridge Rose ab

8.5

8.5

1

Hardy

Slight mildew

Mod/heavy scent

Love this rose! Color and fragrance are lovely. It took a while to establish this tall, free—standing bush from an own—root plant, but worth it. Holds its own in a mixed border.
 

Boudoir pb

8.0

7.5

1

Hardy

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

Good grower, erect and self—supporting. Nice clear pink color.
 

Brother Cadfael mp

8.0

8.0

1

Hardy

Slight mildew

Moderate fragrance

This 3rd year own—root rose is taking a while to establish itself but may not like its part shade location. It is fairly erect and self supporting.
 

Golden Celebration dy

8.0

8.0

1

Hardy

Moderate mildew

Light fragrance

Nice gold color. Second year own—root rose is rather tall and floppy. May be a nice shrub in one more year.
 

Jayne Austin my

8.0

8.0

1

Hardy

Slight mildew

Moderate fragrance

The jury is still out on this one. Tall and leggy 3rd year own—root bush may be moved to new location.
 

Jude the Obscure medium yellow

?

?

2

?

Slight mildew

Moderate fragrance

Too small to tell about this 1st year own—root rose.
 

Kathryn Morley lp

5.7

?

1

Hardy

No disease

?

No comments.
 

Louise Clements orange blend

8.0

8.0

1

Hardy

No disease

Light fragrance

Lovely peach color and erect growth like a small climber. Nice. Expected more fragrance.
 

Lyda Rose w

8.7

8.7

5

Hardy

No disease

Light or no scent

Gorgeous sprays like large appleblossoms, dainty single white roses with pale to medium pink reverse. Spreads to about five feet. Our growers love it!
 

Morning Has Broken™ my

8.5

8.0

1

Hardy

No disease

Moderate fragrance

Lovely clear yellow. Almost constant bloom. Shrub is erect.
 

Oranges 'n' Lemons ob

7.0

7.0

1

Hardy

?

?

Jane loves the color, but her plant has not done well. She plans to replace it and try again next year.
 

Peach Blossom lp

9.0

8.5

1

Hardy

No disease

Light fragrance

This large shrub needs room. Lovely big peachy pink sprays–and gorgeous orange pear—shaped hips in fall. Planted next to Westerland–WOW!
 

Radio Times mp

?

?

1

?

Slight mildew

Light fragrance

First year as an own—root rose. Still too small to know much about it.
 

The Pilgrim my

8.5

8.3

3

Hardy

No disease

Light to heavy scent

Showy clear yellow blooms throughout summer. Erect, upright bush (not floppy). One grower detects great fragrance.
 

The Prince dr

6.0

?

1

Hardy

Mod. mildew

Light fragrance

Eileen likes the deep red color.

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HYBRID TEA - Roses in Review TCRS/ARS 1998

CULTIVAR

Garden-R

Exhibit-R

No.

HARDY

DISEASE

FRAGRANCE

Ain't She Sweet or

7.9

6.0

1

yes

none

moderate

Has done well in container, where it wintered over.
 

Amalia dr

7.25

7.0

2

unknown

none

Light

First year plant.
 

Anticipation rb

7.5

7.3

1

yes

?

?

I'm still anticipating. . .three years and still it does not live up to its billing. Perhaps the cold winters and hot summers of the Columbia Basin don't do it justice.

 

Apollo Tribute ab

9.5

blue ribn

1

yes

mod. blackspt

Light

Growth habit compact and attractive–dark leaves–blooms profusely. Superior from bud to final stage. Does not drop petals. Summer sun hardy. A must!
 

Artistry ob

7.0

6.9

3

?

?

?

One grower lost both grafted ones she ordered. First year plant for another.
 

Chris Evert ob

7.3

7.1

1

?

none

none

Nice color. Some blooms have good form–would like more bloom. First year
 

Elizabeth Taylor dp

8.0

8.0

1

yes

?

?

Like everybody else, this beauty continues to impress me. The summer heat fails to dim the outstanding color, and the form is generally outstanding.
 

Favorite Dream pb

8.8

8.0

1

?

?

heavy

First year plant. Beautiful color. Nice form.
 

First Class w

9.0

9.0

1

yes

?

?

No comment.

 

Gardens of the World pb

7.75

6.4

2

yes

slight mildew, mod. blackspt

none—moderate

One second year plant has small blooms and is a sparse bloomer. Another is outstanding, with much the same character as Apollo Tribute; her prolifically blooming plant is described as "a must."

Heaven w

8.0

9.0

1

yes

?

?

Wonderful form, exquisite bloom, very delicate color. Doesn't put out many blooms, though.
 

Jane Pauley ob

9.2

9.0

1

yes

slight mildew

none

In its 2nd year the plant has beautiful color that holds well in heat. Good bloom production. Tall plant. Many blooms have nice form.
 

Karen Blixen w

8.45

8.25

2

?

none

none

Very floriferous. Haven't had it long enough to show. Good form, though.
 

Liebeszauber mr

7.0

7.0

1

?

none

light

The clear red color and the large bloom size are in its favor. As a new bush, it really took hold and grew–but then it defoliated, and not from spider mites! What is going on here!?!
 

Louise Estes pb

6.0

6.0

1

yes

none

light

Original plant was of very poor quality. However, it has just thrown one absolutely gorgeous bloom, which gives it tenure for a third year to prove itself.
 

Lynette w

6.5

7.0

1

tender

?

?

This winter—tender variety is on its way out! After three years of waiting, I'm tired of stingy growth and balled blooms.
 

Lynn Anderson pb

7.38

7.74

4

no—yes

mod. mildew

none

Vigorous growth with dark green foliage. This exhibition variety is blessed with wonderful color and magnificent form. Another grower is still patiently waiting for something special to happen. One plant has a gall at the base, b ut since it doesn't seem to bother the bush, the grower is ignoring it.
 

Maggie Barry pb

7.9

7.5

2

yes

none

?

Second year plant for one who rated it. First year for another, who says it seems to be growing well but has very few blooms. She thinks it might not like heat.
 

Midas Touch dy

8.9

8.6

5

yes

0—mod. mild.

0—moderate

Holds vivid yellow color well, has substance, reblooms rapidly, has won blues at shows. Wonderful bloomer, lots of color, often needs disbudding for shows. Especially fine as an open bloom. Love it!
 

Monet ab

8.25

8.0

2

yes

sl.—mod. mild.

lt.—mod. spicy

Looks like Monet's colors–very attractive. Large, beautiful blooms–dark green leaves–hardy, tall canes. Fades in afternoon sun. Similar to 'Peace' except different color blend. "A must."
 

Moon Shadow m

8.5

?

1

yes

mod. mildew

moderate

Large, gorgeous blooms, dark green leaves, vigorous grower. Fades in hot afternoon sun. "A must."

 

New Zealand lp

8.54

8.54

6

yes

0—sl. mildew

light–heavy

Good color and holds well–great show bloom. Beautiful flowers have queen potential. This beauty does best in the fall. A first-year grower sees few blooms and thinks it may not like the heat. A third—year grower feels that her bush is stingy, performing in spring and fall but skipping summer.
 

Rina Hugo dp

7.0

7.0

1

?

none

moderate

Fuchsia blooms are large and gorgeous. The center point holds for a few days–and then boom, the bloom is open. Timing for a show will be critical. But this is a moot point if the stems don't grow. All but one are finger length! First year bush, so I'm hoping!
 

Royal Flare rb

6.5

6.0

1

yes

?

?

The blooms are too small, too infrequent and the plant is not very vigorous.
 

St. Patrick yb

8.84

8.34

8

yes

none

none—light

All love the color changing from a green tinge to yellow, holding up even in the heat of summer. In fall buds are green until almost fully open. Holds a week as cut flower. Not classical form–almost flat when fully open but love it anyway. One says form is poor on most blooms; another says form is one of this variety's strong points. Prolific bloomer for some, not a good repeater for one first year grower, and also her bush is on the small side. Needs lots of disbudding. Attractive foliage.
 

Secret pb

9.5

9.2

3

yes

slight mildew

moderate

Very floriferous, quick to rebloom. Have won many ribbons with it–no queen so far. Color holds well–really a great rose.
 

Sheer Elegance op

8.6

9.0

3

yes

0—mod. mild.

light

Classical, truly elegant form and glowing color. Great show rose. Frequency of repeat blooms is not good for one grower; another says it's nice in the garden.
 

Signature dp

3

8.9

8.9

yes

none

none

Beautiful color and form.
 

Spice Twice ob

7.0

7.0

1

?

none

?

First year–nice color, good form.
 

Stainless Steel m

?

?

1

?

none

moderate

Very washed out color. Good form in its first year.
 

Sun Goddess dy

7.9

7.9

1

?

?

?

Slow to take off, bush still small. Nice color, can't tell about form this year. It may do better next year.
 

Taboo dr

7.66

8.9

3

yes

none

lt.—moderate

Color doesn't hold up well in garden. Burns rapidly in our hot sun. Lovely form, intense color. I have it in part shade during the middle of the day, so it is six feet tall. The variety is new for another grower, who thinks she will be very happy with it..
 

The Temptations pb

7.3

7.0

1

yes

?

?

A small plant of only 2.5 ft. in my garden, I'm not impressed with its small bloom production nor with the size of the blooms. Not a keeper in this climate.
 

Timeless dp

8.65

8.5

2

?

none

none

Beautiful form with perfect centers. Think I'll get another! Wonderful color and holds it well. Small blooms for one grower.
 

Valencia ab

8.5

8.0

1

yes

none

moderate

Buff orange blooms are large and showy. Unfortunately, double centers are common, but the bloom will stay closed for awhile and disguise the problem. The bush nearly always has color, and it is a worthwhile garden variety.

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