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My Fair Bianca Rose

Posted by clax66 6B (Toronto) (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 26, 14 at 12:26

Hello,
Last year, a few of you kindly answered my questions related to this rose. At one time, I wondered if I had a climber but OP commented that a little apical dominance was going on.

After a brutal winter and ice storm, I was worried that my rose would not survive. I cut away the dead branches, fertilized and watered. So here she is this year:)

Mira


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RE: My Fair Bianca Rose

  • Posted by seil z6b MI (My Page) on
    Sat, Jul 26, 14 at 12:32

OH, Mira, she's beautiful!


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RE: My Fair Bianca Rose

She's a sweetheart. I'm not familiar with this Austin except as a pic in his catalog, but judging by your pic, I'd say that is one lovely rose.

kate


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RE: My Fair Bianca Rose

If I had the space and the water, I'd try again to grow this, keeping it in a container. It's a tiny beauty.


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RE: My Fair Bianca Rose

This rose produces perfect blooms every time. Speaking of time I've discovered over the years that this petite beauty is actually a really good garden rose. The shrub is just never going to be big. And yes Jeri, the short upright growth habit is perfect for a container. You really should try to find one grafted before it disappears completely from commerce. I don't think David Austin is offering her anymore. Pity.


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RE: My Fair Bianca Rose

  • Posted by clax66 6B (Toronto) (My Page) on
    Sun, Jul 27, 14 at 23:52

It was planted in summer of 2012 and the shrub size is small. I wanted a compact rose shrub for my part shade, urban front garden.

Molineux - I'd love to see yours.

My DAs are thriving this year - no blackspot - but this has not been an average summer for us! Much cooler with very little humidity.


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