The most beautiful rose-but what is it??

Susan SerraMay 11, 2013

I'll have to re-post this as the link doesn't work.

This post was edited by tivoli_rose on Sun, May 12, 13 at 7:42

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Susan Serra

More soon on this beautiful mystery rose!

    Bookmark   May 12, 2013 at 7:43AM
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michaelg(7a NC Mts)

Wait. . . I know. . . the most beautiful rose is Susan!

This post was edited by michaelg on Mon, May 13, 13 at 17:07

    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 4:30PM
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Susan Serra

Yes, that's right! :) haha. I have to get the images together but I'm wondering if it's Mrs. Herbert Stevens!

    Bookmark   May 16, 2013 at 4:59PM
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Susan Serra

and another image...

    Bookmark   May 16, 2013 at 5:03PM
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Krista_5NY

Lovely kitty and the rose is beautiful.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2013 at 4:18PM
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dublinbay z6 (KS)

Could it be Tineke?

Kate

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 9:52PM
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Susan Serra

Thanks Krista-both are beauties!
Kate, it's close but I don't think so.

Here's another link with lots more images:

Here is a link that might be useful: Mystery Rose

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 10:20PM
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sadie_pnw

hi, Susan,
So the apricot colored roses in the above pic, are they something else or just a cream colored phase or just the way the lighting is on your mystery rose? Is it a climber? I'm guessing not since Mrs. Herbert Stevens isn't, but the new pix do seem like it might be. It's beautiful, whatever it is!

    Bookmark   June 1, 2013 at 1:22AM
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Susan Serra

harborrose, I did have Reve d'Or planted just nearby so that must be it. I don't remember it being that apricot color on the outside at all-a touch on the inside maybe but not on the outside. Thanks :)

    Bookmark   June 1, 2013 at 6:41AM
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zeffyrose_pa6b7(6b7)

Susan--nice to see your name--- I think of you often and wonder how your garden is doing since you moved---I remember how beautiful your garden was in your other home
This rose is gorgeous.
Florence

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 11:29PM
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labrea_gw

Hi Susan I thought of Ilse Kron Superior right off which can nod be very white or have that ivory cream quality.
For some reason I thought you had it at your last house!

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 10:36PM
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Susan Serra

Yes, I did have it at my last house and have been dreaming about it since! I didn't take it with me. I don't know, Joe, if you look closer at the link above, I'm not sure it's the right form, but maybe worth a try if the Mrs. Herbert Stevens bloom isn't right when I finally see one (it's planted).

Hi Florence! I hope you're well and your garden is blooming! I'm here over 3 years now and this year was, of course, the best year for our new roses. We don't have that many, but it's still a nice collection.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 6:57AM
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Albine

Hi...
Maybe "Madame Jules Bouché"

Here is a link that might be useful: gardenweb

    Bookmark   December 12, 2013 at 4:41PM
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onewheeler(Z5 N.S.)

Just saw this pic and it reminded me of Frau Karl Druschki. One of my favorite white roses.

Valerie

    Bookmark   February 6, 2014 at 6:12PM
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vettin(z6b Northern VA)

Was this ever id? Any more guesses?

    Bookmark   April 27, 2014 at 11:16AM
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melissa_thefarm(NItaly)

I would say it's not 'Mrs. Herbert Stevens', as the flowers on mine (I have the climbing form) nod considerably; also this flower gives me the inpression of having thicker petal substance. I would also rule out 'Mme. Jules Bouche', though I can't say exactly why: the plant and flowers just don't look right.
Melissa

    Bookmark   May 6, 2014 at 10:51AM
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patricianat

Leaves too modern for Frau Karl Druschki.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 11:09PM
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DavidBeck

It looks a lot like John F. Kennedy, an HT.

    Bookmark   October 21, 2014 at 12:54PM
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