Has anyone seen Red Ace?

dcrosby(5MA)August 23, 2008

Hey Folks

I happened upon a mini that i really like the looks of. Red Ace is its common name and Amruda is its Varietal name. I found it for sale in the UK but not around here. Has anyone seen/heard of/had experience with it?

Thanks so much!

Dale

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roadrunner23

The only Red Ace I'm familiar with was available in the Nor'East Catalog for many years until 2000 and was bred by Harm Saville. Apparently there is another miniature with the name of Red Ace which was bred by De Ruiter and was/is available mainly in Europe. That one has the synonym of AmRUda. There is some information on both at Help Me Find.com. Unfortunately no pictures and apparently no sources for either in the U.S. Not much help I'm afraid.

Dave

Here is a link that might be useful: Help Me Find/Plants

    Bookmark   August 26, 2008 at 3:33AM
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dcrosby(5MA)

Thanks roadrunner23

the only place i've found, as you said, is in the UK
Oh well...onto other reds. I'm looking for a shortish, compactish red. Any ideas?

Dale

    Bookmark   August 27, 2008 at 5:14PM
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roadrunner23

Two short compact reds that I've had in my garden for several years are Mountie and Sorcerer. Both stay under 20 inches tall for me. Another that gets a little taller in my garden but is still compact is Old Glory. Two that I don't have any experience are Caliente and Salute but they are described as compact growers.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2008 at 11:49AM
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dcrosby(5MA)

Thanks roadrunner23

Sorcerer, Salute and Caliente may work for me. It's so hard to decide! They all look so lovely!

    Bookmark   September 3, 2008 at 6:35PM
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