Comtesse de Segur

pat_bamaz7July 8, 2014

This was my free rose with my RVR order earlier this year. Thought I'd post a picture in case others chose this rose and have been disbudding or are considering it with their next order. I disbudded its first blooms, but have let it flower since. It's had several little flushes so far with 7 blooms this time...which I think is pretty good for a new band. The blooms have held up decently in our heat/humidity. Bush itself is growing well. My OGRs are mostly own root, but this is the first HT I've planted that wasn't grafted. So far, so good.

Comtesse de Segur (blooms start out cup & saucer with darker centers and then open into these billowy pink clouds)

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poorbutroserich(Nashville 7a)

Really lovely, like something in a confectionary! Any fragrance?

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 4:31PM
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Hey Susan,
Mine isn't the best of noses, but I can detect a medium kind of rosey, kind of sweet fruity fragrance with this one.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 5:10PM
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seil zone 6b MI

Very pretty! I like it with the little white vincas too!

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 6:16PM
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Pat - That is a pretty rose, the color is so delicate, I love it. I've been anxious to see your beautiful roses.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 6:50PM
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Brittie - La Porte, TX 9a

Very pretty!

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 8:24PM
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ingrid_vc so. CA zone 9

It's really lovely, very pretty color and the "old rose" look that I very much prefer.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 8:43PM
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Kippy(SoCal zone 10. Sunset Zone 24)

That is so pretty. I have wondered about that rose on the free list.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 9:02PM
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predfern(z5 Chicago)

I got one last year from Roses Unlimited and it survived the winter. Paul Zimmerman said it was bulletproof.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 12:41AM
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Thanks everyone! Very early yet, but I think itâÂÂs going to be a good rose here. Sara Ann, still weeding through zillions of pictures I took earlier this season. Right now, 99% of my roses are being decimated by thousands of Japanese beetles, so maybe I can get caught up on downloading the older ones while nothing much is photo worthy. Predfern, winter hardiness is something I really never paid much attention to, but after our polar vortex winter, that trait has moved way up on my list of desirables.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2014 at 12:24PM
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Glad to hear yours is doing well, I ordered one as well, mainly wanted to get me a Cardinal Richelu and with shipping it made sense to get 2 roses.

Neither of the two have done anything amazing yet, but thats likely in part due to being planted on the Texas coast in June....

Both are growing, had to transplant richelu due to not getting enough sun.

    Bookmark   December 9, 2014 at 4:25PM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

I got mine as a discard from someone. Very pretty flowers but the plant has no vigor at all. Perhaps the rain will help.

    Bookmark   December 14, 2014 at 11:05AM
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