Interspecific - glauca x nutkana

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Interspecific - glauca x nutkana

Post: # 74449Post sarahconeill
Sat May 28, 2022 8:31 pm

A nice R. glauca x R. nutkana blooming in the field. It was pollinated in 2018 and took two years to germinate and two more years to bloom. My first interspecific cross!

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Re: Interspecific - glauca x nutkana

Post: # 74452Post pacificjade
Sun May 29, 2022 9:18 am

Honestly, an improvement to both, and the color is very saturated.

The Rosa glauca from Joan Monteith's work that I later used via another hybridizer has proven to pass down downy resistance 3 generations later into commercial moderns prone to it. It's a really good species to use imo.

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Re: Interspecific - glauca x nutkana

Post: # 74470Post mwesson
Thu Jun 02, 2022 9:42 pm

Nice! Looks like the foliage is closer to glauca while the bloom leans more towards nutkana (except for maybe the size). It would be great if more crosses picked up the desired traits from each parent like that.


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