Eyeconic Pink Lemonade (photos)

seil zone 6b MIMay 7, 2012

Since this one is so new I thought I'd share a couple of pics of my first bloom on it. Just to get y'all interested!

This is a hulthemia intro this year by Jim Sproul. Jim's been working with breeding hulthemias for some time now but I think this "Eyeconic" series is the first group he's introduced on a large scale. Hulthemia roses originated in Persia and are known for having a red blotch at the base of the petals. I think it's really lovely!

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daveinohio_2007(5)

Nice. How many petals, 5? What is diameter of bloom?
Let us know how healthy and winter hardy it is.
Edmunds has eyeconics on sale for $10.

    Bookmark   May 7, 2012 at 8:45PM
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lesmc

I have this rose, also....and I just love it so far. Thank you for your photos. I will wait to rate this rose but so far I really like mine. Lesley

    Bookmark   May 7, 2012 at 9:02PM
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roseseek

Beautiful, Sharon! Thanks. Kim

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 2:59AM
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spiderlily7(8B)

Wow! I'm stricken. Must have this, it will look wonderful close to Summer Wine. Thanks for enabling us, Seil.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 9:29AM
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Kippy(SoCal zone 10. Sunset Zone 24)

There were two of the Eyeconics at the local nursery, they are interesting, but not sure they are my "thing" Might have to look at more of your photos.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 11:22AM
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diane_nj 6b/7a

Oh, that's a much nicer color than I expected! Thanks for the photos seil!!!

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 3:06PM
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seil zone 6b MI

Thanks everyone!

It has 8 petals, Dave, so it is a single. The bloom is about 3 inches across. I've just read that the range of hulthemias goes all the way up to Siberia so I'm hopeful that it will be hardy.

The color is very interesting, complex and diverse. The inside of the petal is paler than the outside and there is some yellow in it. The blotch is a very saturated. The bloom does fade some with age to a paler color but the blotch actually deepens.

    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 5:28PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Pretty pretty! Great name, too.
Renee

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 1:47PM
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seil zone 6b MI

Thank you, Renee!

    Bookmark   May 9, 2012 at 9:28PM
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TNY78(7a-East TN)

Very nice Seil! I planted both Eyeconic Lemonade and Eyecomin Pink Lemonade about a month ago when Edmunds had them on sale. No blooms yet, but lots of growth on both :)

Tammy

    Bookmark   May 10, 2012 at 6:47AM
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