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by mntlover
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: tracking seed germination
Replies: 3
Views: 31

tracking seed germination

What kind of information do you keep track of in your records? What details about germination do you keep track of? I just realized (and, yes, I'm a little slow in this) that if the male is responsible for length till germination (as someone was kind enough to share on here recently) Karl?, then per...
by mntlover
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Wonderful!
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Wonderful!

Thanks for sharing that; great to see!
Duane
by mntlover
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Is every rose seed completely unique?
Replies: 17
Views: 204

Re: Is every rose seed completely unique?

Each seed is unique, or carries a unique combination of the genetic possibilities. However, certain traits may be more common, simply varying the combination. For instance, some families have a passel of kids that look a lot alike. Some siblings may not resemble each other as much. I have read sever...
by mntlover
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: What is the easiest and hardest steps in rose breeding?
Replies: 29
Views: 353

Re: What is the easiest and hardest steps in rose breeding?

Perhaps it is my morbid sense of humor, but Joe, you cracked me up! (Wishing I could add smiling emoji here) Cutting seedling is definitely hard! Even harder (for me) and what I am working on is learning which seedlings to keep and which to let go. Not just based upon their performance, but based up...
by mntlover
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Wedding Bells -- anyone growing/crossing with this one?
Replies: 13
Views: 999

Re: Wedding Bells -- anyone growing/crossing with this one?

What a beautiful rose!!! Now you have me wondering if I should be looking at Wedding Bells.
DUane
by mntlover
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Moss smell
Replies: 9
Views: 185

Re: Moss smell

Each of the ones I have smelled (only a few) have had the smell that is kind of like Pine. I like it, but they left some stickiness on my fingers. I have recently purchased two Moss roses to work with. I will be curious to hear what others have found also. I will try to let you know when they bloom ...
by mntlover
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rushing Stream
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Rushing Stream

I'm interested to see what characteristics you get from the O.P seedlings to see what it tends to pass on. How has Rushing Stream performed in your location? Any idea how much Spin genes would be in it? Are you crossing it with Spin again to reinforce what is already in it? I was trying Spin genes o...
by mntlover
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: instagram
Replies: 0
Views: 47

instagram

With germination season soon to begin, followed by first bloom season: I was wondering if anyone Posts pictures of their babies on Instagram? I look forward to seeing threads with pictures on here also, but am always looking for more to see. My name on Instagram is duanesroses where I Post pictures ...
by mntlover
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Question about seed ripening and pollen parent
Replies: 16
Views: 1129

Re: Question about seed ripening and pollen parent

"the male parent determined time to germination" (thanks Larry) I have three different seed parents that have germinated seeds from Ramblin Red pollen. Each of these had pollen from several other parents tested also, none of which have germinated yet. Not big enough numbers to say much, but certainl...
by mntlover
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: germinations
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: germinations

Excited to have germination from Above and Beyond, although not very many seeds.
Also, glad to see germination from Zaide. (concerned about using newer Kordes, as lack of germination from other newer varieties).

Duane
by mntlover
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Chanel No 5 ... surprised me what rose
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Chanel No 5 ... surprised me what rose

Now you have me wanting to smell that perfume! Thanks for the link.
Duane
by mntlover
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Wedding Bells -- anyone growing/crossing with this one?
Replies: 13
Views: 999

Re: Wedding Bells -- anyone growing/crossing with this one?

Beautiful rose! I like the coloring at the edge of The petals like that.
Duane
by mntlover
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Subjective Elements of Fragrance
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Subjective Elements of Fragrance

I love both Old Rose (Damask), as in Gertrudy Jeckyl, and tea rose which is in many of the roses I have grown. My favorite is a fruity fragrance mixed with either. Bourbon roses come to mind, as well as a seedling I lost a few years ago. A spice mixed with either is pleasant. This could be anything ...
by mntlover
Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. carolina video
Replies: 17
Views: 510

Re: R. carolina video

You mentioned fragrance on several of your (F2?). Is this a line you would recommend for keeping fragance into more cold hardy roses? Is there a different recommendation you would have, regarding developing a line from perhaps a different species for fragrance and cold hardiness?
Thanks!
Duane
by mntlover
Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. carolina video
Replies: 17
Views: 510

Re: R. carolina video

Great video! thanks for sharing it. Good to see several generations to see the possibilities, as well as the dead ends. Now you are causing me to think I need to add another line in my breeding program.
Duane
by mntlover
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: germinations
Replies: 2
Views: 124

germinations

I was going through my bags of seeds to check the mold situation, when I was surprised with seeds germinating. So far 32 seeds in the last few days 12 from a mixed bag of Rugosa seeds (Jens Munk, Frau Dagmar Hastrup, Will Alderman) 6 from Louis Jolliet - I was glad to see that not only does this one...
by mntlover
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Autumn color
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Autumn color

Beautiful color! Interesting how it starts in the middle of the leaf and spreads outward. Which parent does the color come from? I haven't grown either of them. Was there juvenile bloom in this one?
Very nice!
Duane
by mntlover
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: identifying parent
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: identifying parent

I crossed this unknown rose with Lady of Shallot and got two seedlings I kept to observe. One has not flowered yet. Here is the first bloom from the other seedling. There was a small amount of blackspot on them (as they were in pots sitting in the midst of dozens of babies with blackspot. Waiting to...
by mntlover
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: identifying parent
Replies: 1
Views: 108

identifying parent

Is there any way to guess the parent, or at least the direction (lineage) it came from? I was at the florist picking up some flowers for my wife a handful of years ago and started talking to the lady about the rosehips being used in bouquets for decoration. She ended up being interested in the idea ...
by mntlover
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: How important is own root
Replies: 3
Views: 208

How important is own root

I have read some here about the importance of seedlings being able to develop good roots, and I certainly would like to hear any thoughts along that line also. But my question is how important is that capability when selecting parents. (Other than the viability of some can be effected) I am noticing...