Zone three rose growers

posieh(3)March 30, 2010

Living in zone 3 makes rose growing a wee bit difficult. I'm wondering if anyone in this zone might have a Harrison's Yellow growing? Is this the only yellow rose you grow?

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ljpother(3a)

yes

    Bookmark   March 31, 2010 at 12:12AM
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kaylah

I have a bunch of them. Persian Yellow is similar and is found at old houses a lot. Also rosa foetida and its sport, Austrian Copper.
I also grow rosa xanthina, which is pale yellow, with ferny leaves and red canes. It is the earliest to bloom.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2010 at 12:17AM
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adopt_greyhounds(Zone 4b)

Buck roses are cold hardy, as are rugosas. Both survive well here in zone 4 and I've heard they do well in zone 3. Bucks do not even need winter mulch cover here and they do fine:
http://www.ag.iastate.edu/centers/cad/rose1.html

    Bookmark   April 3, 2010 at 12:03AM
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posieh(3)

Thanks folks !

    Bookmark   April 6, 2010 at 12:30PM
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