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Been waiting for this one to bloom...

Posted by trishmick z7NJ (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 17, 12 at 8:50

Received from a friend over two years ago now. An e-bay purchase, I believe, as a seedling. About a foot tall when planted, and of course, I have been curious ever since about its flowers. Well, finally...patience rewarded. Plant is now over four feet tall, and the flower diffuses nicely from a yellow center to a near white at the edges with a very strong rose smell. I mean, the fragrance hits you some distance from the plant. Any ideas?


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RE: Been waiting for this one to bloom...

Beautiful! And what a nice late season surprise, especially after your storm.

If it's a seedling, then it's completely unique. Could be offspring of anything, but the strong rose smell could mean it's a Veracruz Rose seedling. Lucky you! Enjoy it! Now you should get some branching, too.

RE: Been waiting for this one to bloom...

Gorgeous and of course I want one after you mentioned its scent! Laugh.
Congratulations. Great job!


RE: Been waiting for this one to bloom...

  • Posted by sbrow156 Cairns QLD Australia (My Page) on
    Sun, Nov 18, 12 at 18:37

the flower looks beautiful :)

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