Overnight Scentsation

Carol_WA(z8)July 16, 2005

I just ordered this rose because I love fragrant roses and it is advertised as the most fragrant ever. Is it? I hope I'm not disappointed. If you have this rose can you tell me about it. How big did yours get? Do you like it?

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Megsroses(Upstate NY Zone)

It was fragrant enough for NASA to take it into space aboard the Space Shuttle to do tests on whether or not fragrance could be produced in zero gravity.
Meg

    Bookmark   July 17, 2005 at 10:29AM
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eaglebirdhouse5(z6 ID)

Fragrant and gorgeous-Here in ID z6 it also grows very tall so once established you will need to prune to maintain the shape you desire. And a beautiful lavender color, which I am quite fond of. You will love her!!!

Here is a link that might be useful: Idaho Rose Society

    Bookmark   July 19, 2005 at 8:54AM
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Megsroses(Upstate NY Zone)

I think you will find this link interesting.

Here is a link that might be useful: NASA

    Bookmark   July 19, 2005 at 7:35PM
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trospero(8)

A rank grower in my garden and often had all three major diseases at the same time. Blooms 3" across hardly qualify it as a "Mini", and the plant easily exceeds 3 feet tall. The other "Scentsation" roses are better than this one, particularly the original 'Scentsational'. YMMV.

Paul

    Bookmark   July 22, 2005 at 6:38PM
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fragrantgardener01

I grew this rose many years ago and thought both the bloom and the fragrance outstanding. To me, it was more fragrant than the other "scentsation" varieties simply it was a bit bigger and had more petals.

FG

    Bookmark   May 19, 2010 at 4:25AM
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