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A rose identification one, if you wouldn't mind

sarahgrahamesarahgrahame Posts: 22
Hi. I have a climbing rose at the front of my house, that after a good prune at the right time, has been spectacular this month. It's like no other rose I've had, because it has multiple blooms on one stem. I counted 22 on one of them. The whole impression is of a bouquet of roses on one stem. Googling has got me nowhere, so I wonder if you can help? Thanks. 


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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,351
    I’m by no means a rose expert … and the real experts will need much more info to provide a proper ID, but that reminds me hugely of the old favourite Paul’s Scarlet. https://www.davidaustinroses.co.uk/products/paul-s-scarlet-climber
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • MarlorenaMarlorena East AngliaPosts: 6,789
    Yes.. 'Paul's Scarlet'.. 
  • sarahgrahamesarahgrahame Posts: 22
    Thanks both of you! That makes sense because I remember my late husband mentioning that variety at one point, and he planted this one. 
    It's great to have that cleared up, and I'll make sure that I continue to attend to it properly (it had been very neglected) in the hope that I get an equally good display next year. Thanks again. 🌹
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,351
    Well fancy that! 😊

    We had one growing over the kitchen end of the front of the farmhouse where I grew up …. IIRC it did tend to get powdery mildew … but flowered well just the same. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 19,173
    I'm too late but I would have said the same thing. Here it is at my last house, but no scent and only flowered once, but lasted 3 - 4 weeks. It's not fully out in this photo.




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  • sarahgrahamesarahgrahame Posts: 22
    I'm too late but I would have said the same thing. Here it is at my last house, but no scent and only flowered once, but lasted 3 - 4 weeks. It's not fully out in this photo.




    That's gorgeous! Hopefully I'll get lots of blooms like yours next year. But I've never seen whole 'bouquets'  of 20+ blooms on one head before. I suspect this year might be a one-off in that regard!
    Thanks for sharing.
  • EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 1,117
    It is Paul's Scarlet. Last year had big bunches of blooms like that, counted around 15 per bunch. Not much fragrance though. Then it had quite bad case of mildew and I pruned it hard; this year only single blooms.
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