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Kiftsgate Roses

Discussion in 'Roses' started by jezzwhizz, Mar 29, 2019.

  1. jezzwhizz

    jezzwhizz Apprentice Gardener

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    Are all Kiftsgate Roses much the same. Are there different strains of the same rose, or is this just sale jargon from different sellers.? Some sellers say strong fragrance others say slight? Harkness Roses say 4 m tall x 4 m wide (can reach 10 meters) while David Austin say 18 meters. ?
     
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    wiseowl Friendly Owl ADMIN Staff Member

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    Good morning @jezzwhizz my friend there are several different strains and it all depends on the location,soil,ect and and the scent and colour of the blooms are also determined by these factors.I hope this has been a help to your question:smile:


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    Species / Wild. White, yellow stamens. Moderate fragrance. Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Height of 25' to 40' (760 to 1220 cm). Width of up to 88' 7" (up to 2700 cm).

    Kiftsgate Violett [LENkivi]
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    Rambler, Shrub. Carmine-red, purple shading, white center, ages to pink . Mild fragrance. Small, semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Height of 4' 11" to 6' 7" (150 to 200 cm). Louis Lens (1924-2001) (1988).

    Kiftsgate X (banksiae x old bush
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    Unknown, Hybrid Banksia. Pink. Strong fragrance. Small, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Sparse, once-blooming spring or summer. A.C. Tunningley (2000).

    Kiftsgate X R glauca
    Unknown (1996).

    Filipes Kiftgate
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    Species / Wild. White, yellow stamens. Moderate fragrance. Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Height of 25' to 40' (760 to 1220 cm). Width of up to 88' 7" (up to 2700 cm).

    Rosa filipes kiftgate
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    Species / Wild. White, yellow stamens. Moderate fragrance. Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Height of 25' to 40' (760 to 1220 cm). Width of up to 88' 7" (up to 2700 cm).
     
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