Rose question for roselee

ruthzSeptember 21, 2013

I wanted to see if this looks like your "St. Helena Cemetary Very Double Rose".
The picture on Help Me Find looks pink.

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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

Yes, it does look like it. Sometimes it's more pink and sometime it's as the Vintage Catalog describes it: straw pink. How's the fragrance? "St. Helena Cemetary Very Double Tea" has a very strong sweet fragrance.. Where did you get it? I shared a few, but don't remember to whom I sent them..

    Bookmark   September 21, 2013 at 6:31PM
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Thanks, roselee.
I traded for it from a guy in California. He said he got it from someone in Texas.
I have it in a pot and have only had a few flowers so far.
They looked more cream yellow than pink.
I haven't really noticed the fragrance.
I need to plant it inground, but don't have any full sun area and am not sure where I want to put it.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2013 at 6:53PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

I traded cuttings with a guy in California so it probably came from mine. As with a lot of my roses I grew it in a big pot, probably 15 or 20 gallon. Maybe you can find a place to put a pot. It's a frequent bloomer and the fragrance is one of the nicest things about it. It was a pleasure to work anywhere around it as the scent wafts big time. It's one of the few roses I kept and a smaller plant is in the ground.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2013 at 7:26PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

Here's some HelpMeFind photos for anyone else that is interested in this rose. Like many delicately colored roses it's pinker in the cooler seasons.

Here is a link that might be useful: St. Helena Cemetary Very Double HT

    Bookmark   September 21, 2013 at 7:36PM
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