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Monday, 19 Apr 10 Partly Sunny 17°C / 62°F

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Paul Barden’s ‘Treasure Trail’ bloomed today! This is my first moss-type rose, and I had no idea what to expect from it. The amazing sticky fuzz (mossing) on the buds has the unmistakable strong scent of black pepper. Truly a fascinating rose.

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Rosa 'Treasure Trail'

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It’s a sturdy plant despite it being a band planted this spring. Mossing smells of pepper!

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  • flowerweaver

    flowerweaver wrote:

    Interesting & lovely! I have an antique Green China Rose that smells peppery. Supposedly the petals are really sepals that fade from green to pink. I’ll have to learn more about moss-type roses.

    Posted on 21 Apr 10 (over 4 years ago)

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