lotus



previous page: 74 Old Roses: Centifolia Roses.
  
page up: Rose Gardening FAQ
  
next page: 76 Old Roses: Centifolia Pompons.

75 Old Roses: Centifolia Mosses.




Description

This article is from the Rose Gardening FAQ, by Bill Chandler chandler@austin.ibm.com, Jolene Adams jolene@cchem.berkeley.edu, Brent C. Dickerson odinthor@csulf.edu, Karen Baldwin kbaldwin@veribest.com, and many contributors

75 Old Roses: Centifolia Mosses.

These roses, originally a sport of the Centifolia, bear on their
flower-stems and sepals a mutation of the glands making it appear as if
a green or reddish-brown moss were growing there, adding a unique
delicacy to the buds. In this group can be found some deep crimsons,
lacking among the regular Centifolias; this is possibly due to some
hybridization involving crimson China roses. `Common Moss', `Gloire des
Mousseux', `William Lobb', `Deuil de Paul Fontaine', `Striped Moss'.

 

Continue to:













TOP
previous page: 74 Old Roses: Centifolia Roses.
  
page up: Rose Gardening FAQ
  
next page: 76 Old Roses: Centifolia Pompons.