my red climber - more information and pix

carversdaughter(z7 NC)May 18, 2007

I have a red rose - said to be a climber - that I cannot name

blooms are red, but the colour in pix is not true, pix show more orange and this red has no orange - it is bright, sort of the colour of a cherry - it is *feel good* red - petals are same colour on reverse side - colour doesn't appear to change much as it ages

there is little to no fragrance

blooms singe, not clustered

I don't know if it repeats or not - last year it had one bloom, very late in the season

it was planted bare root in 2006 and the package said it was 2 years old then

I don't recall seeing the hip from the single bloom last year

as for leaves and leaflet number - I have pix of that in the album

thorns are small, brown and break off fairly easily, with some resistance

cane is green, slender, straight, upright and not what I would call pliable

I believe it is a climber

growth rate would be what I call medium - it doesn't take off but it is growing fairly well

right now it is a single cane almost 5' tall with two new canes coming up at base - new canes start out with bronze foliage

it seems to be fairly resistant to black spot - I have a problem with it on several of my other roses, but not this one

pix include the bloom, cane, leaf, leaflets, bud, stiple, underside of leaf, stamen, flower stem

Here is a link that might be useful: unknown red rose

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
susaninthegarden

I cant help you but I was wondering how you know the age of the rose when you bought it?

    Bookmark   May 18, 2007 at 9:22AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
carversdaughter(z7 NC)

Iknow the age of the rose because on the wrapper [which I have since lost] said it was a 2 year old, field grown rose.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2007 at 12:07PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Red & white striped rose
I'm trying to identify my neighbor's red & white...
weberriver
Is this Maggie (1900) or Magenta Kordes (1954)
I lost the tag to this rose but I remember it either...
caflowerluver
What rose is this on the cover of "In search of lost roses"?
I am sorry I know it is probably like looking for a...
kingcobbtx9b
Please ID this rose
see 4 photos Please let me know if you need more photos...
gcotterl
IDing some Austins for me
Hi All, I purchased a few of these Austin's from Cool...
SoFL Rose z10
Sponsored Products
Dynamic Rugs Fantasia 1706 Red Flower Area Rug - FAFL221706300
$59.99 | Hayneedle
Uttermost Cambridge 9 X 12 Rug - Cinnamon
Beyond Stores
Possini Midtown 23 1/2" High Chrome Bath Bar Light Fixture
Euro Style Lighting
Sample-Loft Spa Green 4x12 Polished 1/2 Piece Sample Tiles Brick
$2.99 | TileBar
Area Rug: Bazaar Cas HD1489 Red 5' 2" x 7' 2"
Home Depot
Antique Red Apothecary Table Lamp
$99.99 | Lamps Plus
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™