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Mutant Ninja Rose

Posted by seil z6b MI (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 11, 14 at 15:30

I found this guy on my Appleblossom Flower Carpet yesterday. I can't find anything on whether or not AFC is a sport so I don't know if this is a reversion or a sport itself. There's a couple of other buds on the cane so I'll be interested to see what color they are and will mark that cane for future reference. I do remember seeing the bud a few days ago and thinking it looked more red than I recalled the buds being but I didn't photograph it..

Appleblossom sport photo 2014_08100011_zpsc5bfc5b7.jpg

Appleblossom sport photo 2014_08100010_zpsd58138f7.jpg

Appleblossom sport photo 2014_08100009_zpsaa48c629.jpg

This what it normally looks like.
Appleblossom Flower Carpet photo 2014_08100008_zps56bd6c7c.jpg


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RE: Mutant Ninja Rose

I have a hedge of the original Flower Carpet rose which was planted about 20 years ago. That color is exactly what it is and has always been, so my guess would be that yours is reverting.

Jackie


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RE: Mutant Ninja Rose

Per Help Me Find, Apple Blossom is a sport of the original Flower Carpet. Yours seems to be reverting to the original. Kim

Here is a link that might be useful: Apple Blossom Flower Carpet


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RE: Mutant Ninja Rose

  • Posted by seil z6b MI (My Page) on
    Mon, Aug 11, 14 at 16:47

Lol, I swear I read through all that patent stuff twice and never saw the "sport" reference under it! It probably won't repeat it but it's fun to find these anomalies.


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