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Olds College Centennial Rose

Posted by prairie_northrose 3a AB (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 23, 14 at 23:26

I thoughts this was interesting, the new Olds College Centennial Rose:

http://www.oldscollege.ca/about-us/olds-campus/facilities/greenhouses/greenhouse-products/index

& https://allthingsplants.com/plants/view/593606/Rose-Rosa-Olds-College-Rose/

Anyone try?


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RE: Olds College Centennial Rose

I have not seen that rose but would get it in a heartbeat if I seen it.

I may see if they will bare root and ship one to me.

SCG


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RE: Olds College Centennial Rose

Thanks for the tip! I visited their gardens last year and they were spectacular! I did not know that they were selling plants too. I have to look into this!

BTW, this rose is quite small - 0.5m x 0.7m! That is a great, compact size.


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RE: Olds College Centennial Rose

I went to Olds college last month and took a few photos. It has a very faint apricot fragrance. I was impressed by it's shiny foilage and low compact growth. It was disease free, however well spaced from any diseased roses. The more mature flowers were large. Non-self cleaning. The rose garden itself was in a very protected microclimate, in a sunny area surrounded by buildings.

This rose is definitely on my wishlist for next year. Time to plan the perfect spot!

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This post was edited by prairie_northrose on Thu, Sep 11, 14 at 12:38


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