New Roses

New roses occur either as seedlings or “sports” (mutated branches which are then propagated). The following roses are all grown from seeds from rose hips harvested at Edenlight. You never know what you’re going to get, but they bloom very young so you don’t have to wait forever to see what you got. You could safely say these are all hybrid roses.

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This is the entire new plant with 2 flowers already. Healthy leaves this young is a good omen.

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A pinker slightly double child of Altissimo. There is a lot of black spot fungus this year because of the extra rain.

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This plant is about a foot tall. First bloom.

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This one gets nicer every year as its own roots get stronger. Most modern roses are grafted onto a common vigorous root stock named Dr. Huey.

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This seedling from a Rosa californica is at least a third larger than its wild parents’.

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