Roses forum: a gallica without a name

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Name: Kathleen Tenpas
Wickwire Corners NY (Zone 5a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! The WITWIT Badge Raises cows Region: New York Farmer
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Kathleen
Jun 25, 2010 7:57 AM CST
This rose is a classic and probably VERY old gallica. It has the same foliage, stature and prickles as both Rosa mundi (versicolor) and R. gallica officinalis. It is a medium pink and when looked at closely has the appearance of water silk.

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Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
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porkpal
Jun 25, 2010 12:07 PM CST
I'd call her Alice. (I have no idea, but it's a favorite color and unusual petal form. Hope the experts can help.)
Porkpal
Name: Kathleen Tenpas
Wickwire Corners NY (Zone 5a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! The WITWIT Badge Raises cows Region: New York Farmer
Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Kathleen
Jun 25, 2010 12:47 PM CST
lol, we used to have a cat named Alice, she came with the farm.

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