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by Margit Schowalter
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Explorer or Something Else ? Photo1
Replies: 12
Views: 439

Re: Explorer or Something Else ? Photo1

Paul and Riku I visited Olds College campus yesterday. Riku, 'Betty Bland' is growing in two or three locations on campus. (your photo 1). The second photo is 'Prairie Dawn' and to the left of it is a group of three or four 'Therese Bugnet'. The large bush with the irises growing in front is a negle...
by Margit Schowalter
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Explorer or Something Else ? Photo1
Replies: 12
Views: 439

Re: Explorer or Something Else ? Photo1

Riku It is a pleasure to help a fellow rosarian. The white rose in your photo is R. spin altaica. It does have a very pale yellow blush undertone. I'll send you some photos and further information off-forum. I recommend you purchase the booklet "Growing Roses in Saskatchewan" published by the Saskat...
by Margit Schowalter
Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Ross Rambler suckers
Replies: 1
Views: 238

Re: Ross Rambler suckers

Steven

Please email me direct regarding sending suckers to Canada. Thanks, Margit Schowalter

penelope@connect.ab.ca
by Margit Schowalter
Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Hansen Roses - research paper
Replies: 24
Views: 4355

Re: Hansen Roses - research paper

Excerpt from letter by Robert Erskine to Walter Schowalter September 10, 1965 "The Lillian Gibson rose is a cross between blanda and a hybrid tea by N.E. Hansen. Blooms only once. I like it better than Betty Bland. It sets no seed but has pollen. I have seedlings of Will Alderman by its' pollen but ...
by Margit Schowalter
Mon Jan 28, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Hansen Roses - research paper
Replies: 24
Views: 4355

Re: Hansen Roses - research paper

Here's the last bits of info re Hansen Roses I can dig out of Dad's notes: Tetonkaha - Hybrid rugosa - Hansen There seems to be half a dozen different forms of this rose in circulation. It seems Dr. Hansen was rather careless about keeping his stock unmixed. Mine was a four foot shrub with semi-doub...
by Margit Schowalter
Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Hansen Roses - research paper
Replies: 24
Views: 4355

Re: Hansen Roses - research paper

Here's a description of Mrs. Mina Lindell from my father's [Walter Schowalter] notes. 1973 - Brooks, Alberta Rose Garden. I believe 'Athabasca' is still there but (unfortunately) not 'Mrs. Mini Lindell'. "Mrs. Mina Lindell - species unknown, in some respects resembles R. woodsii. Height 1.25 - 1.50m...
by Margit Schowalter
Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Hansen Roses - research paper
Replies: 24
Views: 4355

Re: Hansen Roses - research paper

The description of Mrs. Mina Lindell in Percy Wright's 1950ish catalogue reads: "Mrs. Mina Lindell - a double rose collected from the wild by the farm woman of South Dakota after whom it was named, and sent to me by Dr. N.E. Hansen. The species is unknown, but is probably closely related to Macounii...
by Margit Schowalter
Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Hansen Roses - research paper
Replies: 24
Views: 4355

Hansen Roses - research paper

With the authors permission, I am posting the following email. I believe she has already corresponded with some members of this forum. Others may be able to help her out. Thanks Margit ----------------- Hi Margit, My name is Jean Pedersen, and I'm studying N.E. Hansen for my masters project at the U...