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by rikuhelin1
Fri May 14, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

Another hint from the language of the 17th garden designer of Levens garden(s) Cumbria. Apparently only 17th centuary garden in existence in the UK that remains as planted Designed by Guillaume Beaumont ~1694+/-. Also apparently first use of the innovation in UK before adopted by Landscape “gardens”...
by rikuhelin1
Wed May 12, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?

Txs for the advisement and relaying your spring experience this year.
by rikuhelin1
Wed May 12, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?

Likely frost burn … temps below 0C a couple of times
by rikuhelin1
Wed May 12, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

Likely frost burn … temps below 0C a couple of times … Sorry about that wrong thread comment and cant find delete function l use to use. As penance, first letter of device that allowed “breakthrough” to move the gardens away from proximal to the estate house and “into landscape architect” starts wit...
by rikuhelin1
Mon May 10, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

An 18th century inanimate partial sunken geometric ditch structure between upper (estate) and lower datums (start of vista) - height and geometry make it perform basically only one function in the era. Thats my take on it. Texas gate performs same function but different design approach … also remind...
by rikuhelin1
Mon May 10, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

An easy one? ... once you know it you'll never forget it ... why I remember it, is due to it's potential sarcasm meaning. ... In the time of Capability Brow, and during the reign of the estate landscaping architectural period, what is the common English term for the "landscaping structural innovatio...
by rikuhelin1
Mon May 10, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?

Soil to start was builders rubble with lots of rocks (new build-1 year) and very clay rich- has been adding top soil. Wet feet?
by rikuhelin1
Mon May 10, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Suggestions on UK rose leaf concern?

A close relative in Surry UK is asking if l know whats wrong with the leaves on their Ancient Mariner. Never seen this in my garden … its only predominate on underside from edges. Anybody have suggestions what it could be? “Tx ... “ “ The weather has been very cold in the last few weeks and fairly d...
by rikuhelin1
Sun May 09, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

Txs, Dug through web Carolina sites and find Champney may of had a employee named Noisette, who may of sent the “Champney’s Pink Cluster” plant to his “relative (brother?) of the same name” in France. Latter “Noisette” was plantsman who is said to have crossed the import. They say always go with one...
by rikuhelin1
Sun May 09, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

d. Addendum : trivia addendum ...driving back from coffee a word “champy” jump out of the dark grey matter ... took awhile to get right spelling “Champney” ... was he the rice farmer in charlestown area? ... or the light fingers Louis’ employee ?
by rikuhelin1
Sun May 09, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

a. Pernet? Grew SdO for a couple of years until bsd itself to extinction ... showed some “good” hardiness in zone 4a CDB b. Louis Martin Berthault, though not a fan of Landscape architecture, seeing the gardens of La Ninfa (sic?) more of a bucket list item for me. As an aside Monty does a couple of ...
by rikuhelin1
Sat May 08, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

Larry you should be awarded an honoury Opinel Classic #8 for excellent memory. More trivia.
by rikuhelin1
Fri May 07, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: How do you control greenfly (aphids) on roses?
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: How do you control greenfly (aphids) on roses?

Use to spray with dimethoate, for birch miner and fall aphid hatchling hordes ... decided thats a losing bet. If l did not protect well enough l felt its effects. Decided Let nature do its thing 15 years ago. I stop spraying any of the garden even with insecticidal soap and other home remedies. Now ...
by rikuhelin1
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Great new in depth paper on self-incompatibility in roses
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Great new in depth paper on self-incompatibility in roses

Thanks Henry and David ... I never picked up on my basic too broad misapplication and use of "selfing" and compatibility. Great knowledge transfer in my opinion.
by rikuhelin1
Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Great new in depth paper on self-incompatibility in roses
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Great new in depth paper on self-incompatibility in roses

I believe l am badly misinterpreting the abstract ... can you confirm as 98.5 % of the details are beyond my baseline? I walk away thinking l am reading some roses have a built in genetic mechanism in pistil and pollen to preclude self-pollinations by itself, and very closely related roses of near e...
by rikuhelin1
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

Believe it was Lincoln ... rumour though from a post on a supposed midnight excursion on another rose site decades ago. Never could substantiate but post made a good read.
by rikuhelin1
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

What was the pro-ported (rumoured) midnight “great” botanical heist from the Conrad Pyle property?

Tough question as l don’t remember the answer ... somebody might ... something to do with a new rose?
by rikuhelin1
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Trivial Pursuit for Plant Breeders

Good one, is speed, couple of guesses allowed with wikipedia assistance in the rules ?

How about a twisted bilingual answer ...

Blanc Noirberry ?
by rikuhelin1
Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Victorian Memory question
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Re: Victorian Memory question

Should mention that if it was Red Dawn (his own cross) Simonet used with Suzanne then he had an immaculate concept because all my protected Red Dawns did not survive winter. So l would not sweat crossing rock hardy (starting to call trait Rick hardy as opposed to Tom criteria) with tenders unless ti...