[NAFEX] off topic: roses

V. Michael Bove, Jr. vmb at teakettlefarm.com
Sat Jun 16 11:55:56 EDT 2007

Variegata di Bologna (which I believe is a Bourbon rose) is a winner  
here.   Also, if you don't want to spray or prune and you don't need  
something refined-looking, rugosas are hard to beat.

--Michael Bove
Teakettle Farm, MA/RI border (Z6)

On Jun 16, 2007, at 2:50 PM, drosehngs1 at juno.com wrote:

> Any recommendations for own root, old roses w/fragrance & disease  
> resistance (mid-atlantic)?
> Am presently considering for next year:
> Louise Odier, Belle de crecy, marie pavie, marchesea boccella,  
> felicite parmentier, rosa moschata, rosa primula, reine des  
> violettes, great maidens blush.  Would souvenir de la malmaison be  
> blackspot resistant?

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