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Old June 12th, 2010, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by hazelrunpack View Post
My parents' neighbor had one like that--they're really robust and can get out of hand pretty quickly (Unless hazel takes some of it home...then it just dies ) I forget what they called it...some sort of floribunda or something? Or is that just a class of rose, not a variety name?
I'm leaning towards it being some kind of a wild rose such as a Gallica/Rugosa type. I have a rose dictionary book whereby this bush closely resembles the Rosa Californica, "Plena." shrub.

Just by looking at the thorns and the colour of the meat on the canes, it looks older than a modern shrub.

Oh hum.....I'm gonna keep guessing.
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