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Re: Rose Database

Post by KBW » April 18th, 2015, 5:32 pm

No, my Violette Perfumee is an own root. You will be able to get it from Nov-Mar in the form of a bare root rose. Other than this it will be available as a potted plant only which is difficult to transport.

I would suggest not choosing one out of the two rather get both. :) McCartney will be available from Fateh Muhammad Nursery as well and if you just check around, you might find one odd plant with any nursery. I normally search from roses in all nurseries and most of the roses that I have purchased are from such nurseries which are not normally famous for selling roses.

I guess your interest is also in strongly fragrant varieties, right? If that be the case that there are quite a few more options. Equally important is the quality of the plant itself. Normal grafted roses sold in 50-100 Rs are too young and weak and need at least one year to 18 months and preferably two years for developing in to a bare minimum size bush that is strong enough to bloom prolifically and fight diseases at its own.

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Re: Rose Database

Post by farah fayyaz » April 18th, 2015, 11:00 pm

Yes, you are right. I am interested in fragrant varieties.
Once again thanks alot for sharing your beneficial tips.

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Re: Rose Database

Post by KBW » May 9th, 2015, 5:15 pm

You are welcome. Sorry for a late reply. Have been traveling a lot lately

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Re: Rose Database

Post by KBW » May 11th, 2015, 3:49 pm

138 - Westerland

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Pictures contributed by KBW from his collection of roses in Islamabad.


Common Name: Westerland
Other Names: Climbing Westerland, KORlawe, KORwest
Type: Climber, Shrub
Bred by: Reimer Kordes (Germany, 1969).
Description:
Apricot - orange. Strong, clove, rose, spice fragrance. 20 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Tall, climbing, upright. Large, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' 11" to 12' (150 to 365 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape, pillar or shrub. Hardy. vigorous. can be grown as a shrub. can be trained as a climber. prefers cool sites.. suitable for a pillar. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown as a climber in mild climates.


Lineage: Friedrich Wörlein (Floribunda, Kordes, 1963) × Circus (floribunda, Swim, 1956)

Above Information source: HelpMeFind http://www.helpmefind.com/rose/plants.php


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Pictures contributed by KBW from his collection of roses in Islamabad. Taken on 10 May 15.

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Healthy shrub that gets quite bushy and lots of strongly scented apricot orange flowers, Westerland keeps blooming throughout the year. Size of the flowers gets small during hot weather. Scent is strongest during morning and least during night.

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Re: Rose Database

Post by farah fayyaz » May 11th, 2015, 4:14 pm

So many qualities. Wow... Want to get it. Please what is its source?

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Re: Rose Database

Post by KBW » May 11th, 2015, 9:07 pm

This one along with Violette Perfumee was also purchased from Germany. It is also an own root and like so many of the Kordes roses, a very good one. The bush is very healthy and roundish. I just counted the flowers today and there are 18 flower / buds on this bush, all highly fragrant. :)

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Re: Rose Database

Post by farah fayyaz » May 11th, 2015, 10:51 pm

Please remember me in its season. I will get cuttings from you Insha Allah.

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Re: Rose Database

Post by KBW » May 12th, 2015, 12:52 am

Sure, no problem. I have a plan this year to grow all roses that I have on own roots. Actually I already have a few own root. They perform much better than grafted roses. :)

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Re: Rose Database

Post by farah fayyaz » May 12th, 2015, 10:43 am

Thanks in advance

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Re: Rose Database

Post by mikhurram » May 12th, 2015, 11:19 am

KBW sahib, very nice and crisp images almost as if one is viewing these roses in person.

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