Roses in Review

2008 Survey

 

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Roses in Review 2008

Compiled by Erwin Ehrenreich


(Webmaster Note: Roses in Review is an annual survey of ARS folks, open to all to comment.
This list covers Yankee respondents only.)

 

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VARIETY CLASS # GARDEN RATING EXHIBITION
RATING
WINTER
HARDY?
HEIGHT BLCKSP MILDEW RUST FRAGR COMMENTS
Ann Henderson FL 1 6.8 dk med mod none none light wintered over nicely
Black Cherry FL 1 8.5 7.5 y tall mod none none light
Bolero 2004 Fl 2 8.1 7 y short slight none none heavy love it but slow to get established
Burgundy Iceberg FL 4 8 7.6 y med slight none none moderate great repeat, great color, nice bloom
Fragrant Wave FL 1 7.5 y med none none none moderate blooms turn brown when wet
Honey Perfume FL 2 8.3 6 y med mod none none moderate quick rebloom
Janice Kellogg FL 2 6.8 5 y short slight none none moderate beautiful color,
Julia Child FL 13 8.2 7.6 y short slight none none light good repeat, great color, floriferous
Laura Bush FL 1 6.1 6.1 y short slight none none light does not rebloom very well
Lime Sublime FL 7 7.8 7.8 y med slight none none none color is unique
Moondance FL 4 7.8 7.8 y tall slight none none moderate good color, doesn't spot from rain
Rainbow Sorbet FL 5 8.3 8 y med slight none none light flashy color, good clean foliage
Sixteen Candles FL 2 7.3 7 y short mod none none none nice color
Tawny Tiger FL 1 6.8 6.1 y short mod none none moderate unusual color
Topsy Turvy FL 1 7.5 6 y med mod none none none flowers blow quickly
Tuscan Sun FL 5 7.9 7.7 y tall slight none none light great color, good rebloom
Wing Ding POLY 2 8.3 8.5 y med slight slight none none vivid color, bushy
About Face GR 8 7.7 7.3 y tall slight none none none good repeat, great color
Centennial GR 1 9 8 y tall slight none none moderate spectacular
Justine Mee Liff Gr 1 9.2 y med none none none moderate beautiful
Kiss Me Gr 3 8.7 7.5 y med slight none none light compact growth habit, great color
Mother of Pearl GR 1 8.1 8 y tall slight none none light unique color
Nicole Carol Miller GR 2 7 7 y tall slight none none moderate nice fragrance, nice coloing, spots in rain
Radiant Perfume GR 2 7.5 7 y tall slight none none moderate large blooms blow quickly,vigorous,healthy
Strike It Rich GR 6 8 7.2 y med slight none none light nice color, good repeat, clean foliage
Wild Blue Yonder GR 7 7.9 7.3 y med slight none none moderate needs to mature, great color, large clusters
Aromatherapy HT 2 8.4 7.6 y med slight none none heavy love the fragrance
Change of Heart HT 1 6.5 6.5 dk med severe none none none lovely color but blackspot magnet
Desperado HT 1 7.8 7.8 dk none none none none
Elle HT 7 7.7 7.2 y med none none none moderate very healthy, beautiful color,slow to repeat
Falling In Love HT 7 8.2 7.9 y med none none none moderate great color, good form, vigorous, fragrant
Gentle Giant HT 2 7.5 6.5 y tall slight none none light nice big blooms,lovely color
Here's Sam HT 1 8 7.5 y med none none none none
Let Freedom Ring HT 6 7.6 7.8 y med mod none none light attractive color, slow to establish,disease prone
Marilyn Wellan HT 1 7.2 8 y tall none none none none
Mu Lan HT 1 8.2 8 dk none none none none strong grower
Pope John Paul II HT 8 7.6 7.7 y med slight none none heavy nice white color, good fragrance, exhibition form
Red Exhibition HT 1 6.5 6 y short none none none none novelty variety, stingy bloom
Redemption HT 1 8 7.8 dk med none none none none
Scented Memory HT 1 6 6 dk short none none none none a dud
Spellbound HT 3 7.8 7.5 y tall slight none none moderate good color, good form, slow to establish
Sunny Delight HT 1 8 7.8 y med none none none none nice form, but blooms are small, very floriforous
Sunstruck HT 3 7.6 7.4 y med none none none moderate blows quickly, nothing special
Tabitha HT 1 7.5 7.5 dk none none none none
Tahitian Sunset HT 5 7.8 7.9 y med slight none none moderate great color & fragrance
The Wright Brothers HT 1 7.9 7.9 y tall none none none none strong grower
Timeless HT 1 6.5 6.5 y short none none none none
Voluptuous! HT 4 8.4 8.4 y med slight none none light color & size of bloom are incredible,very floriforous
We Salute You HT 2 7.9 7.5 y med none none none light gorgeous color, form is inconsistant
Aloha LCL 1 7.8 7 y tall slight none none moderate nice blooms
Brite Eyes LCL 2 8.2 6.6 y short none none none none beautiful color, love the way it unfurls
Candy Land LCL 6 7.8 7.6 y med slight none none none beautiful blooms, good growth pattern
Night Owl LCL 4 8 7.6 y tall none none none moderate great color, lots of blooms, fast climber
Sky's the Limit LCL 1 6.7 6 y short slight none none none good, strong color, not a fast climber
Soaring Spirits LCL 2 8.2 8.8 y tall slight none none none excellent rose, generous bloomer, delightful color
Abby's Angel MFL 1 8.5 8.9 y tall none none none none
Able Mini 1 8 8 y short none none none none nice exhibition blooms, clean foliage
Andiie MacDowell MFL 3 8 7.6 y tall none none none none nice clusters,vigorous, clean foliage
Ann's Rose Cl Min 2 8.5 7.3 y tall slight none none none floriferous & healthy
Ashton MFL 1 7.4 7 y med none none none none
Best of 04 Mini 1 9 9 y tall none none none none
Bonfire Mini 2 8.4 8.2 y med slight none none none nice foliage, attractive blooms
Caliente Mini 1 7.3 7.5 y med mod none none none
Camden MFL 2 7.7 7.5 y med slight none none none good color, opens fast
Chatooga Mini 2 8.3 8.3 y tall mod none none light showy blooms, needs time to establish
Dr Troy Garrett MFL 1 8.9 9 y tall none none none none
Equinox MFL 1 7.8 8 y med none none none none
Fitzhugh's Diamond MFL 1 8 7.8 y tall none none none none
Harm Seville MFL 4 8 7.3 y med slight none none light good bloomer, opens fast, nice garden rose
High Ambition MFL 1 7.8 7.8 y tall none none none none
Iced Raspberry Mini 1 7.9 7.8 y med slight none none none good form, good repeat
Ingrid MFL 2 8.3 7.4 y med slight none none none large blooms,clean foliage, needs time to establish
Kismet MFL 2 7.5 7.4 y med none none none none good exhibition form & color, healthy foliage, constant bloomer
Leading Lady MFL 8 7.9 8.2 y med mod none none none great exhibition rose
Life Lines Cl Min 1 6 6 n short mod none none none barely hanging on, will be replaced
Luscious Lucy MFL 3 7.8 7.9 y med slight moderate none light delightful blooms, slow to repeat
Madeleine MFL 1 7.8 7 dk tall none none none none
Memphis Blues MFL 1 7 7.2 some short none none none none
Memphis Magic MFL 1 7.5 6 y med none none none none
Memphis Music MFL 1 7.5 6 y med none none none none
Mr Lenard MFL 1 8 8.5 dk tall none none none none
Moonlight Scensation MFL 2 7.5 6.7 y med mod none none moderate great fragrance
Pam Tillis MFL 2 8.9 8.3 y tall none none none moderate excellent rose, very floriferous
Pennies From Heaven Cl Min 1 8.3 dk tall slight none none light unique color
Peter Cottontail MFL 1 7.4 7 some med none none none none
Pina Colada Mini 1 7 7.5 y med
Rachel MFL 2 8.1 8 y med none none none none lovely form, nice clusters
Ready MFL 1 7.5 7 y med none none none none
Regina Lee MFL 2 8.2 8.7 y tall none none none none super exhibition rose
Remembering Dee MFL 1 6 6 y short severe none none none nice bloom, but lots of blackspot
Ricky Hendrick MFL 1 7.9 7 y med none none none none
Robin Alonso MFL 1 8.1 7.9 y short none none none none
Rocky Top MFL 1 8 7.7 y tall none none none none
Rowdy Roy MFL 2 7.5 6.5 y med slight none none light unique color, good repeat, not exhibition caliber
Salute Mini 1 7.9 7.9 y med slight none none none good red
Sassy Cindy MFL 2 8.2 7 y med slight none none none Beautiful exhibition form
Shenandoah MFL 5 8.3 8.7 y tall none none none light vigorous, good color, good exhibition form
Sleeping Beauty MFL 1 8 8 y med none none none light good exhibition form & color
Solar Flair MFL 4 7.8 7.4 y med slight none none none needs time to establish, vivid color, quick repeat
Tulsa Town Mini 1 8 7.5 y short none none none none
Ty Mini 4 7.7 8.1 y med none none none light good form, good repeat, does well at shows
Valentine's Day Cl Min 2 8.5 8.3 y tall slight none none none great red color, good repeat
Vice Versa MFL 1 7.6 7 y tall none none none none
Whirlaway MFL 2 7.3 8.4 y med none none none none very full, nice exhibition form
Willing Mini 1 9.4 8.8 y med slight none none none easy to grow, floriferous
Annapolis Shrub 1 8 7.5 dk short none none none none very small, tiny blooms, stingy bloomer
Bishop's castle Shrub 1 9 7 y med slight none none moderate fast rebloom
Carding Mill Shrub 1 8.3 y med mod none none moderate
Chartreuse de Parme Shrub 1 6.7 n glorious color,
Cherries 'n' Cream Shrub 3 7.2 8 y med mod none none moderate great color, good repeat
Daydream Shrub 3 7.3 7.2 y med slight none none light needs plenty of room, long canes, healthy plant
Double Knock Out Shrub 4 8.6 7 y med none none none none clean foliage, good repeat, easy care, very floriferous
Fairy Meidilland Shrub 1 7.9 6.8 y short slight none none none
Frag Lavender Simplicity Shrub 3 7.9 7.1 y tall mod none none heavy great color, nice clusters, lovely fragrance
Fuzzy Wuzzy Shrub 1 7 7 dk short mod none none none small non-fading red blooms
Golden Zest Shrub 1 7.3 7.3 dk med mod none none none has form of an Austin, nice yellow color
Good 'n' Plenty Shrub 1 8 7 y short none none none none excellent landscape rose, nice & colorful, needs room
Grandma's Blessing Shrub 3 8.5 7.3 y med slight none none light fast rebloom, nice form for a shrub rose
Great Wall Shrub 1 8.5 6 y med mod none none light promoted as disease resistant, but we did get blackspot in our damp climate
Greetings Shrub 1 8 7.5 y tall slight none none none tall healthy shrub, great splashes of color
Home Run Shrub 6 8.1 7.7 y med none none none none good single, very healthy, always in bloom, quick to repeat
Janet Shrub 1 7 6.7 dk short none none none light weak, floppy canes, blooms are disappointing, poor vigor
Lady Elsie May Shrub 10 8.7 7.2 y med slight none none none profuse blooms,very healthy, nice color
Moore's Striped Rugosa Shrub 1 6.5 y small, not very vigorous
Paint The Town Shrub 1 8.2 7.8 dk short none none none none nice color, good repeat, clean foliage
Persian Flame Shrub 1 6 dk short slight none none none healthy foliage, petals last a long time for a single
Pink Bianca Shrub 1 8.3 y tall mod none none none
Queen of Sweden Shrub 1 7 y med none none none none nice,clear colr, but too much like other Austins
Ruffled Cloud Shrub 1 7.9 dk med mod none none light
Rainbow Knock Out Shrub 4 8.1 7.1 y short none none none none showy in mass plantings
Sunita Shrub 1 8.1 7.8 y med none none none none very healthy, blooms are small, but great strong color
Sunrise Sunset Shrub 2 8.4 5.9 y short slight none none none
Tahitian Moon Shrub 1 8 6 y med mod none none light nice color
Watercolors Shrub 1 8 6 y med none none none none petty single petal, many different hues
Wild Thing Shrub 1 8 6 dk med slight none none none good color, relatively disease free
Yellow Brick Road Shrub 1 8 5 y med none none none none
Yellow Submarine Shrub 5 8.3 7.5 y med none none none light always in bloom, terrific landscape rose, nice yellow color
Aschermittwoch Which 1 6.7 y med mod none none nice pale grey lavender color
Barn Dance Shrub 2 8.5 7.1 y short slight none none light great garden rose, good bloomer, nice form and color
Birdie Blye Hmulti 1 8 7.5 y tall mod slight none light
Centenaire de Lourdes FL 2 9.5 8 y med slight none none light vigorous, floriferous, repeats well, very healthy,easy to grow
Empereur dun Maroc HP 1 6.1 n med mod none none light scrawny and stingy with blooms
Fire Meidilland Shrub 1 9.5 8.5 y short none none none none great plant, vigorous, floriferous, disease free,
Morden Snowbeauty Shrub 1 8.7 6.1 y med mod none none light superb plant from Canada
Rambling Rector Hmulti 1 9 8 y tall none none none moderate profuse color, wonderful sprays


 

 
 
 

 

 

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