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chris_light(7 TN)April 24, 2007

Ok, this minature rose is not supposed to get 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide, is it? I have one that is, is it a record?

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diane_nj 6b/7a

Nope, mine was at least that large before I ripped it out. Don't confuse the term "miniature" with the size of the plant, it refers to the size of the bloom. Minis can be very large plants.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2007 at 2:48PM
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dan_keil_cr Keil(Illinois z5)

Mine is 5'high and 3'wide. I put Christmas lights on it one year! The only thing miniature about it is the bloom size.
I think it was misclassed. It should be a shrub!

    Bookmark   April 25, 2007 at 4:02PM
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chris_light(7 TN)

I am curious Diane, why did you rip it out? Yes, Christmas lights for me next year! Ha!

    Bookmark   April 26, 2007 at 5:32AM
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diane_nj 6b/7a

Too much blackspot and too large for the space and hardiness was suspect (although others don't seem to have a problem with hardiness here).

    Bookmark   April 26, 2007 at 2:34PM
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michelle_co(z5 CO)

As to hardiness, it grows here in a park unprotected and overwinters well. First time I saw it, I was sure it was a mislabeled Darlow's Enigma. It gets big!

Cheers,
Michelle

    Bookmark   April 26, 2007 at 2:40PM
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