Roses forum: Rose Identification Help

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Name: Matthew MacKay
West Covina, CA (Zone 10a)
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mattmackay22
Apr 13, 2015 2:34 PM CST
Hello again,

I need help identifying a "mystery rose" I got from Rogue Valley Roses. Can you help me? Thank you! :)

Possibilities:

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https://www.roguevalleyroses.com/rose/mabelle-stearns

https://www.roguevalleyroses.com/rose/chaucer
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Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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zuzu
Apr 13, 2015 7:32 PM CST

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Chaucer's blooms are much bigger than the bloom on your rose.

Here's my guess, and it's prompted mainly by the fact that it came from Rogue Valley Roses. For years now, they've been offering Blessed Child as a free rose, and many of the mystery roses I've received from Rogue Valley also have turned out to be Blessed Child.

Rose (Rosa 'Blessed Child')

https://www.roguevalleyroses.com/rose/blessed-child%E2%84%A2
Name: Matthew MacKay
West Covina, CA (Zone 10a)
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mattmackay22
Apr 14, 2015 10:23 AM CST
Right on the money, as usual. The only thing is, I didn't notice any fragrance, or minimal, and it's showing it has a "Strong, wild rose fragrance" (http://www.helpmefind.com/rose/l.php?l=2.62974.0). Could it be that you can only notice the fragrance when the bloom is young? It must be Blessed Child.
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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zuzu
Apr 14, 2015 1:11 PM CST

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Fragrance is such a subjective thing, Matt. The degree of fragrance perceived usually differs from person to person. Fragrance is also affected by the time of day, the time of year, the age of the bloom, etc.

On the other hand, it might be a completely different rose. Big Grin
Name: Matthew MacKay
West Covina, CA (Zone 10a)
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mattmackay22
Apr 14, 2015 1:38 PM CST
No no, I think you hit the target! Thanks ZuZu! 😊💓🌹🌹🌹

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