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Roses: Anyone grow "Fame" ???

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Long Beach, CA
(Zone 10a)

January 26, 2012
8:45 PM

Post #8983668

I just purchased a bare root "Fame" rose and would be interested in comments from anyone who has it.
Garden City, ID

January 29, 2012
6:25 AM

Post #8986366

Gorgeous rose - perhaps one of the prettiest reds. Lots of blooms, trouble free. I have mine where it gets only morning and late afternoon sun (6 hours of sun a day).
Long Beach, CA
(Zone 10a)

January 29, 2012
10:04 AM

Post #8986586

How is it as far as disease resistance ?
I just started liking that color, so I bought it w/o doing much research on it !
Louisville, KY
(Zone 6a)

January 29, 2012
2:50 PM

Post #8986910

I love my Fame rose. I would call it hot pink, rather than red. It is about 4 ft. tall and pumps out the blooms. They also last a long time on the bush. I spray for blackspot every few weeks, so I can`t address to it`s health. I am in Louisville, KY. so out climate is very different. I hope you enjoy this rose. I find it to be a real stand-out in my landscape. Lesley
Garden City, ID

January 30, 2012
10:41 AM

Post #8988153

I live in a fairly disease-free environment - although my Fame does get regular watering from the lawn. No problems.
Long Beach, CA
(Zone 10a)

January 31, 2012
8:55 AM

Post #8989354

Thanks all of you for your responses. The disease issue was what I was mainly concerned about. Can't wait to see how this one performs.

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