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Jun 20, 2019 10:07 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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Not many labels on the roses at Lilburn Tower but I really liked this one on on the steps. Can anyone hazard an ID?



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Jun 20, 2019 1:18 PM CST
SW Ohio River Valley (Zone 6b)
Could it be Gertrude Jekyll?
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Jun 20, 2019 10:25 PM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
Amaryllis Region: United Kingdom Houseplants Frogs and Toads Foliage Fan I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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No, I know Gertrude Jekyll well and it's an intense pink. This one has a different flower shape.
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Jun 21, 2019 12:37 AM CST
Name: Sharon Henderson
Portland, Oregon (Zone 8a)
It looks like a climbing rose.
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Jun 21, 2019 1:04 AM CST
Name: Carol
Alberta, Canada (Zone 3b)
Whatever it is, it's gasp and swoon worthy!!! Holy cow!!! Maybe you should take a cutting??
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Jun 21, 2019 2:42 AM CST
Name: Arturo Tarak
Bariloche,Rio Negro, Argentina (Zone 8a)
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@kniphofia Sue, from your photo, my first impression is a pink Tea rose. However, you might be seeing one of the early Austin's: I checked those that I have pics of and the closest that I got is English Elegance. It has darker central petals but isn't that full like most of the later DAs. Here at the dbase it is presented as apricot or apricot pink though even in HMF is says orange yellow but photos show a rose much pinker and closer to your picture.
https://www.helpmefind.com/gar...
Two other candidates could be Wild Eve and Emanuel. None of these mentioned grow in my yard so its by solely image comparison.
I tried a search in HMF and I spotted a tea that perhaps fits to your pic:'Madame Abel Chatenay'
https://www.helpmefind.com/ros...
I hope that I helped in narrowing down your search.
Arturo
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Jun 21, 2019 6:45 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
Amaryllis Region: United Kingdom Houseplants Frogs and Toads Foliage Fan I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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It's a private garden that only opens occasionally under the National Gardens Scheme.
I'll send the owners an email and see if they have the name.
I don't have a garden myself unfortunately but just wanted to know what it was.
Thanks for the responses everyone.
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Jun 21, 2019 6:57 AM CST
Name: Arturo Tarak
Bariloche,Rio Negro, Argentina (Zone 8a)
Dahlias Irises Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Roses
@kniphofia
kniphofia said:It's a private garden that only opens occasionally under the National Gardens Scheme.
I'll send the owners an email and see if they have the name.
I don't have a garden myself unfortunately but just wanted to know what it was.
Thanks for the responses everyone.

Perhaps when you e mail the owners you could ask about when it was planted and if by chance they knew its provenance in case that they haven't kept its name....of course I'm now the one that is mooost curious Rolling my eyes. Big Grin . You can also add that it has gotten people from all over the world curious about it... Big Grin ...perhaps its an contributing incentive to solve the mystery. Smiling Your picture does great honor to it and although it may seem just one other pink rose, it is distinctly different. I tip my hat to you. for having spotted it.
Arturo
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Jun 21, 2019 9:21 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
Amaryllis Region: United Kingdom Houseplants Frogs and Toads Foliage Fan I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Container Gardener Charter ATP Member Garden Photography Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Annuals Bee Lover
A quick response from the owner - it's R Blairii No 2.

Rose (Rosa 'Blairii No. 2')

Not a rose I'd even heard of! I will add my photos to the database.
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Jun 21, 2019 10:56 AM CST
Name: Carol
Alberta, Canada (Zone 3b)
The name sounds familiar. Good that you posted your picture...it's a delicious shot. Lovey dubby
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Jun 21, 2019 12:51 PM CST
SW Ohio River Valley (Zone 6b)
Interesting. On the GW someone thought their rose WAS B#2, but ended up being Banshee. Thanks for the info!
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Jun 21, 2019 1:39 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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Vaporvac, that's interesting; I saw that post too and thought the two roses could be the same.
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Jun 21, 2019 6:56 PM CST
Name: Arturo Tarak
Bariloche,Rio Negro, Argentina (Zone 8a)
Dahlias Irises Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Roses
Sue Thank You! Thank you so much! I'm very excited since it may one day end up in my yard! This is one of the OGRs( introduced 1834) that can be found here! I've been after it for at least three seasons still with no luck. It is a climber, and a hybrid bourbon ( not a tea) but it has the same ancestry as the teas ( both have chinas in their lineages). It is also a very interesting way of growing a climber as a ground cover on a slope. My I tip my hat to you. for having spotted it. Also for having uploaded its photo here in the dbase and in that of HMF.
Arturo
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