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Can’t find anything about this rose?

Three years ago, when I was volunteering at my local Flower Show, I was tidying up at the end of the show. In a 3 stem vase class I smelled a rose that was so fragrant that I thought I would take a stem home and try and get it to root. Three years later it has produced its first flower 😄. I still have the label that was with it but can’t find anything about it in the internet.  I’ve attached a pic of the rose and the label. Anyone help? @Marlorena would you be able to enlighten me? Thank you 
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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,579
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Hi Obelixx, I discounted that one as it states no fragrance and cream and pink (looks peachy in pic) whereas mine is heavily scented and very pink??? And who is Admiral Roddwez on the label ... ooh is that the name of the exhibitor? :)  
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,579
    You could contact the nursery and ask them about theirs and explain about yours.

    You could also try these people - http://www.therosesociety.org.uk/ 
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Thank you for your help. Contact the nursery? Sorry for being a numpty but which nursery?  :)
    I will look at The Rose Society link. Thanks  

  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,579
    RV Roger in the first link.  Says they're nurserymen who supply that rose.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Ahhh thank you 😊 
  • MarlorenaMarlorena East AngliaPosts: 6,341
    edited August 2018
    The rose you have is 'Admiral Rodney'.. not 'Julia's Kiss'....   'AR' was introduced here around 1973, and it's highly fragrant... a lovely rose... so glad you have it...
    @gardeninglily1
  • MarlorenaMarlorena East AngliaPosts: 6,341
    I should add that it was a top exhibition/show rose... I say 'was' because it has fallen out of favour somewhat because the rose has been over propagated for this purpose and has suffered deterioration as a result...  I've never grown it myself though...
  • Lily PillyLily Pilly Central southern Scotland Posts: 3,845
    Marlorena what would we do without you! I look each night to see what you have posted
    ever thought about starting your own thread? Many of us would enjoy!
    Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”
    A A Milne
  • MarlorenaMarlorena East AngliaPosts: 6,341
    Thank you Lily... that's so nice...  

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