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Apr 26, 2018 9:43 AM CST

Is there a database somewhere listing rose parentage?
For example all the varieties that have been crossed with a Chrysler Imperial to create the x, y, and z varieties.
I want to try crossing my own but don't want to create something that's already been done!
Thanks
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Apr 26, 2018 11:00 AM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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I am not aware of a genetic database such as you mention, however, just because you make the same cross does not mean you will get the same or even similar results.
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Apr 27, 2018 1:33 AM CST
Sydney, Australia (Zone 10b)
Helpmefind.com/roses

But unless you subscribe it can be a bit painful to navigate as some features are switched off
Anyone with oryzalin (aka Surflan, Embargo), am looking for a small amount rather than 5litres from manufacturer (min size in Australia....)
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Apr 27, 2018 2:32 PM CST

Thanks for the replies. Helpmefind looks like they may have the information but yup it's for premium members.
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Apr 27, 2018 4:19 PM CST
Name: Lyn
Weaverville, California (Zone 8a)
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Yes ... it's complicated programming and no one else has anything like it.

For a couple of dollars a month, if you are serious, it's more than worth the money.

I used to do my parentage trees by hand before HMF added that feature. It's time consuming, but I learned a LOT about lineage ... Smiling
I'd rather weed than dust ... the weeds stay gone longer.
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Apr 28, 2018 3:01 PM CST
Sydney, Australia (Zone 10b)
I agree that its worth it. I just didnt want to be the person who first mentioned it and was pushing to sub.

Its been an extremely handy site in selecting roses for breeding.
Anyone with oryzalin (aka Surflan, Embargo), am looking for a small amount rather than 5litres from manufacturer (min size in Australia....)
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