Hello all - I recently purchased several rose bushes from a local garden
center. One of the bushes was labeled "Polar Ice" and was supposed to have
white blooms. However, when the buds began blooming, they were actually
pink. The blooms and leaves look very much like those of my "Queen
Elizabeth" rose, except the blooms on the (obviously mislabled) Polar Ice
bush are a deeper shade of pink than the Queen. Is it possible that this
rose is a Queen Elizabeth also? Does Queen Elizabeth come in varied shades
of pink? Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
USDA Zone 7
Remove the spam filter to e-mail me.
Each of us, a cell of awareness
imperfect and incomplete
Genetic blends with uncertain ends
on a fortune-hunt that's far too fleet
With a bazillion cultivars in existance, you'll never figure it out
randomly. What you need is a list of likely candidates from the nursery
where you purchased the mislabeled plant, as it would have to be SOMEthing
their wholesale grower was growing. So complain to the retailer about the
mislabeling & demand a list of cultivars sold in that year, or their
wholesale source so you can track down what they produced for market that
-paghat the ratgirl
"Of what are you afraid, my child?" inquired the kindly teacher.
"Oh, sir! The flowers, they are wild," replied the timid creature.
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.