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by joverom
Mon Nov 02, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Julie Overom's Cherry Frost is the big winner of the Biltmore Trials this year!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 664

Re: Julie Overom's Cherry Frost is the big winner of the Biltmore Trials this year!!!

That's the best kind of response, Rob. We all hope to create something beautiful for others to enjoy! Thank you! Julie
by joverom
Mon Nov 02, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Julie Overom's Cherry Frost is the big winner of the Biltmore Trials this year!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 664

Re: Julie Overom's Cherry Frost is the big winner of the Biltmore Trials this year!!!

That's the best kind of response, Rob. We all hope to create something beautiful for others to enjoy! Thank you! Julie
by joverom
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Julie Overom's Cherry Frost is the big winner of the Biltmore Trials this year!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 664

Re: Julie Overom's Cherry Frost is the big winner of the Biltmore Trials this year!!!

Thanks to all for your kind wishes. I have to admit to being completely blown away by the results of this trial but it is truly thrilling news for me. Cherry Frost has not been on the market for very long so I have been in a kind of holding pattern while I wait for it to be out there long enough to ...
by joverom
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: new-hardy-rose-variety-was-16-years-making
Replies: 10
Views: 1510

Re: new-hardy-rose-variety-was-16-years-making

OK--thirty minutes spent posting a reply and I can't get my identity accepted--everything lost. I think I'd rather spend 22 years hybridizing, LOL! Seriously, I had a nice email from Charles up in Manitoba this morning mentioning the "local press". For the life of me I couldn't figure out where he m...
by joverom
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Source for Jens Munk
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: Source for Jens Munk

David and Joe--my thanks to both of you for your suggestions. I did check with High Country Roses but their stock is currently sold out. Since there is a Home Depot in Duluth (which is where my friend lives) I will suggest that she check the store for Jens Munk this spring. If nothing comes of that,...
by joverom
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Source for Jens Munk
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Source for Jens Munk

Many years ago, a friend in northern Minnesota asked for a suggestion for a hedge rose and I recommended Jens Munk. The rose fulfilled its purpose magnificently and both she and her husband loved their hedge. Unfortunately, over time the hedge got very large and, after 17 years, they attempted to pr...
by joverom
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Spinosissima seedling
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: Spinosissima seedling

Being from northern Wisconsin, the Spins grow like weeds here. However, given their need for a period of cold dormancy, I know that is generally not the case in some of the warmer zones. But, about 15 years ago I was in Texas during the spring bloom and visited the home of someone in Houston who had...
by joverom
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Finally! My first national rose introduction
Replies: 18
Views: 3010

Re: Finally! My first national rose introduction

I finally got to sit down yesterday morning with the most recent copy of American Rose. I always love reading the annual article concerning what new roses are being released that we can look forward to next year and it is such a thrill to see the name of a fellow member of the RHA listed as breeder....
by joverom
Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Snowcone offspring
Replies: 2
Views: 594

Re: Snowcone offspring

I agree about the wonderful health of Snowcone. I've had it in the garden since 2009 and it is one of the cleanest roses I grow. Not only is it impervious to blackspot, but it has far better resistance to the leafspot diseases than most roses.
by joverom
Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Can you ID this Brownell rose?
Replies: 11
Views: 1745

Re: Can you ID this Brownell rose?

Rob,

The blossom also looks a lot like the one I see on Lafter--at least around here.

Julie
by joverom
Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Northern Accents® ‘Lena’, ‘Ole’, ‘Sigrid’, and ‘Sven’: Four
Replies: 7
Views: 1651

Re: Northern Accents® ‘Lena’, ‘Ole’, ‘Sigrid’, and ‘Sven’: F

Hi Joe, I am wondering if Bailey's did decide to start producing these roses again. I recently checked out a catalog from a local greenhouse (Winter Greenhouse in Winter, Wisconsin) and they have the Northern Accents Ole, Sven, and Sigrid listed as being available when the greenhouse opens in a few ...
by joverom
Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Turbo
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

Re: Turbo

Hi Joe, I might be wrong but I am almost sure I grew Turbo nearly 20 years ago. My recollection is that it had very strong and stiff canes with some of the nastiest thorns I have even seen-- it was armed with truly thick spikes. If memory serves correctly, it also had rather significant die-back (in...
by joverom
Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Looking for 'JoycieKordesii'
Replies: 33
Views: 3810

Re: Looking for 'JoycieKordesii'

Rob, I wish I could help you with the JoycieKordesii hybrid--Betsy shared it with me several years ago and I believe that she got her plant from Kim. Unfortunately, the plant was was a disease magnet here in Wisconsin and defoliated completely early in the season from blackspot. It never did look go...
by joverom
Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: LED shop light
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: LED shop light

Hi David, I have a quick question for you regarding these lights as you've started me thinking about replacing fixtures--a few more fail each year--as I have just discovered yet again as my first germinations from crosses last summer are starting and I am going through my lights trying to find fixtu...
by joverom
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Seed counts for new mothers tested in 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 1994

Re: Seed counts for new mothers tested in 2014

Using Prairie Joy as a parent--either way--is sort of an adventure and you have to prepare yourself for tremendous variation in seedlings--and a lot of disappointment. I echo the experience of both Joe and Paul, but I still think that Prairie Joy has incredible potential. I have had big and extremel...
by joverom
Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rough winter
Replies: 30
Views: 4639

Re: Rough winter

Hi Joe--great to hear from you, too. I have made only limited use of Smoothie in hybridizing for some reason. I recall trying a few crosses with it the first year I got it and I think I only had (maybe) two hips form. If any seeds germinated, I did not end up keeping anything. I did try using Smooth...
by joverom
Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Rough winter
Replies: 30
Views: 4639

Re: Rough winter

Rob, I cannot address the hardiness issue of Orange Surprise as it is not a rose I have grown. However, I have been growing Smoothie for several years now (4 summers/3 winters) and each year its performance surpasses that of the year before as it becomes better established. In my test beds (Z3B) it ...
by joverom
Mon Apr 06, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Juvenile vigor
Replies: 25
Views: 2798

Re: Juvenile vigor

I have mixed feeling about this subject. Vigor tends to be one of the first things that impress me and those plants are always moved up quickly. Then, there is a second group that are just plain wimpy. They are slow growers with thin leaves, weak stems, and they are not hard to discard. But, I do fi...
by joverom
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Fall Newsletter
Replies: 18
Views: 3187

Re: Fall Newsletter

Don, Email and all other info is still the same. Feel free to contact me directly. If you didn't hang onto the info, just send me a PM. If you are interested, I could check later this week and see if there are any hips left. The seeds are pretty small, though, and might be difficult to do an extract...
by joverom
Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:06 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Fall Newsletter
Replies: 18
Views: 3187

Re: Fall Newsletter

Don, I have a large female R. setigera grown from seed obtained from the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum about 15 years ago. It was selected for the best hardiness in my Zone 3B from a large group of seedlings--now all are gone except for this rose and its male counterpart--almost as vig...