Forum home Plants

Please ID this rose: very mature, potentially from the 60s, not new varieties

Big Blue SkyBig Blue Sky Posts: 663
edited January 2020 in Plants
Hi everybody, Happy New Year.
 I was hoping somebody would be able to identify this rose that came with the bungalow we bought three years ago.
It looks very mature to me, so potentially was planted when the house was built - mid 60s.
The scent is very pleasant and fruity, probably can be described as tea rose scent. Flowers beginning of summer but then again a few short bursts. 









Surrey
«1

Posts

  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen Spain.Posts: 5,676
    Not that I would be any good with ID, BBS, but your photos aren’t showing up for me...
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,647
    I can't see them either, sorry.
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,655
    iceberg, royal highness and something like rambling rector, or Bobby George.
    Educated guesses rather than 100% certs.
    Devon.
  • Sorry, meant to ask about three different roses, but just realised I only have decent amount of pictures of one of them. It is however my favourite one and would be most important to identify and to be able to replace if needed. 
    Surrey
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,647
    Iceberg seems likely for the first, l agree  :)
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,465
    I also think it looks like Iceberg. 

    Wonder what @Marlorena thinks 🤔 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • This is the second, the orange one. Grows tall, over 7ft, as a tall shrub. 

    Surrey
  • This is the third, the yellow one. Also a tall shrub, doesn’t seem to be too eager to climb, just grows as tall as ca. 7ft. The same pleasant fruity scent like the other two. 

    Surrey
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,655
    masquerade?
    Devon.
  • bullfinchbullfinch SurreyPosts: 527
    Is the orangey one highly scented? I have a similar rose called sheila's perfume.
Sign In or Register to comment.