Unknown ramblers

collinw(7b)May 7, 2007

I have 2 unknown ramblers that I am trying to identify. The details are posted with pictures at the link.

Thanks for looking,

Cheers Collin

Here is a link that might be useful: Photos of unknown ramblers.

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michaelg(7a NC Mts)

Collin, the darker one could be Crimson Ramber. It is from multiflora, so the stipules (flanges at base of leaf stems) would be fringed. The other common cherry-red ones are Excelsa, which generally has larger clusters, and Chevy Chase, which I haven't seen. As I recall, Excelsa does not have fringed stipules.

The light pink is probably Dorothy Perkins. Light rose pink, very tough, but mildewy.

The look nice on the tripods.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2007 at 1:51PM
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collinw(7b)

I suspected that the pink one was Dorothy Perkins.

And yes, the dark pink one does have fringed stipules, so perhaps it is Crimson Rambler. I had thought Excelsa.

Thanks so much for the info.

Cheers!

    Bookmark   May 9, 2007 at 4:29PM
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michaelg(7a NC Mts)

Crimson Rambler does have the white centers, which I forgot to mention.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2007 at 2:18PM
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