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by rikuhelin1
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Petite Knock Out Rose - AVOID
Replies: 18
Views: 367

Re: Petite Knock Out Rose - AVOID

Is a sealed, self-contained, enviro-friendly, humidty and temp regulated life support cloche included in the price ? ... marketing department in over-drive
by rikuhelin1
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Worms eating seeds
Replies: 15
Views: 231

Re: Worms eating seeds

Oops l forgot to ask the obvious question ... any small flies show up yet?
by rikuhelin1
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Re: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?

Stefan Thanks for again for taking the time to relay in-depth your experience and knowledge of Lykkefund et al ... looks like the original seedling discovery was fortunate that it was saved. Trying to take the next gen. up a notch in hardiness is an exciting objective, if one can carry the fragrance...
by rikuhelin1
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Worms eating seeds
Replies: 15
Views: 231

Re: Worms eating seeds

Pretty sure fungus gnat larve. I usually find the extremely tiny white worms on the “failed to take” cuttings u/g cane that have blackened and rotted from too damp an environment. Then usually 3- 4 weeks after planting (wetting) cover trays plagued with black fungus nat flies. These disappear after ...
by rikuhelin1
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Re: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?

Hi Stefan Just wokeup and txs for the point to Lykkefund ... what a great Helenae - ZD crossing to test for zone 3/4 and stated fragrant ! Lykkefund on inventory list so revision coming. Hopefully it is available and lands. Tried a pollen parent sacrificial "Zephy" pretender, though thornless was no...
by rikuhelin1
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Re: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?

Thanks for the input and information and all of it is really appreciated. Having just finished a week of nights below -30C and days below -25C, and now a week of plus, this potentially promising species variants and off-spring - if they land successfully - will get a good testing, as will R. xanthin...
by rikuhelin1
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Re: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?

whoops again ... sp should be ... Ydrerosen (Rosa helenae 'Hybrida' × Super Excelsa ® ) ... look similar in photos to Lillian Gibson which has on and off again winter performance ... and with Rosa helenae's also Rosa helenae "hydrida" variant? (seedling) ... latter apparently more mannerly ... can't...
by rikuhelin1
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Rosa Helenae Hybrida Off Spring Success in NAmerican Cold Zones?es?

Have N. Amercian cold zone hybridizers (zone 3/4) used this rose successfully ? Any track record experience willing to share here ? Seems one might be able to develop a hardy rambler/climber from it? ... curious as it seems not many found, yet R. Helenae hybrida does not seem to be winter adverse (h...
by rikuhelin1
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Moss smell
Replies: 9
Views: 198

Re: Moss smell

The “not hardy” mosses l grow have a moss resin fragrance reminiscent of the nose one gets from a fine vintage of a young Retsina with one’s mousaka ... enjoy both ...
by rikuhelin1
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Subjective Elements of Fragrance
Replies: 10
Views: 327

Re: Subjective Elements of Fragrance

Maréchal Niel back in the day before the Linseed Oil and Oil of Clove strategic moves for fragrance ... or aka common sense.
by rikuhelin1
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Subjective Elements of Fragrance
Replies: 10
Views: 327

Re: Subjective Elements of Fragrance

Both were glorious form roses to grow in a tough place when they bloomed - though doubted my Park’s was as advertised - bland tan yellow and little fragrance.
by rikuhelin1
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Subjective Elements of Fragrance
Replies: 10
Views: 327

Re: Subjective Elements of Fragrance

... a wall flower distant fragrance might be better than up close and personal with the fragrance of The Roses of Heliogabalus
by rikuhelin1
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: The 15th International Heritage Conference
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: The 15th International Heritage Conference

Talk about not doing my homework. Txs for sharing - need to see if feasible to extend our planned tour of enjoying of the UK and Baltic Sea spring.
by rikuhelin1
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Subjective Elements of Fragrance
Replies: 10
Views: 327

Re: Subjective Elements of Fragrance

My gardens requires a like of odes to linseed and clove oils fragrance ... combined with occasional fresh overtones of stunning citrus, until Gertrude blooms then back to what l name as Victorian gardening era heavy heady fragrance ... stuck in the 1900’s for my preference.
by rikuhelin1
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. carolina video
Replies: 17
Views: 515

Re: R. carolina video

Still happening ... “Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator at webmaster@rosebreeders.org to inform them of the time this error occurred, and the actions you performed just be...
by rikuhelin1
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. carolina video
Replies: 17
Views: 515

Re: R. carolina video

Yes both yesterday for mobile then today for desk top - both cleared up - never seen the no service access message format like that before.
by rikuhelin1
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Standard Roses
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: Standard Roses

... dug out label out, named Golden Spice Pear ... deemed edible ...
by rikuhelin1
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Standard Roses
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: Standard Roses

Saw some hardy puesdo rose single standards offered awhile back at Sunnyside for only one year, only glanced at them, but past then over as had “why would you” toppers ... remember one topper being Therese but rather have the thicket. But IMO there still hope for roses if the pros can hybridize a pe...
by rikuhelin1
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Root Intermingling for Synchronous Blooming
Replies: 2
Views: 158

Re: Root Intermingling for Synchronous Blooming

I close pack my hardy roses - get more examples in that way - mostly spino, their derivatives, explorers, mordens, and rugosa and their derivatives - never noticed it - always complaining of the spotty bloom coverage over the gardens and too much green so started thinning
by rikuhelin1
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: So what's your magic number for days to harvest?
Replies: 23
Views: 2539

Re: So what's your magic number for days to harvest?

Learned a painful lesson this year that there is a difference and price to be paid if time between harvesting the hips, and harvesting the seeds is too long (usually hips first week in November seeds up to 2 years later ). Waited too long to harvest seed last year and learned desiccated hip hair is ...