State/Province:   Michigan       City:   Boyne Falls           Zone:     4b

 

Date of Inspection:    April 27, 2003     Min Winter Temp:     -30 F

 

Home Thermometer or Reported:   -27 F               Max Windchill  (unknown)

 

Your Name:    Anne  Farnsworth              Exposed Canes:     Yes, unless noted

 

Winter Protection You Use:   on selected plants: compost, shredded leaves, burlap wrap

 

Please Write Comments For Any Variety That You Feel May Warrant Them On A Blank Page

 

Variety Name

Group

Damage Observed

None, Snowline+, Crown, Dead

Protected, Yes or No

Hardiness Data

Hardy, Snowline,  Mulch, Crown,

Recovery Results

Excellent, Good,

Poor, Dead

Adam’s Smile

 

Min.

To 6”

Protected with leaf mulch

Mulch

excellent

Alba Semi-Plena

 

Alba

 

Center tips

No protection

 

Hardy

excellent

 

Aliena

 

Min.

To 6”

Protected with leaf mulch

Mulch

good

Arcanum

 

Min.

 

To crown

Protected with leaf mulch

Crown

good

Awakening

 

H.Wich

To 6”

No protection

Mulch

slow

Belle Poinevine

 

HRg

None

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Betty Boop

 

F

 

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Bonica

 

S

 

Half of canes

No protection

Snowline

Excellent

 

Brook Song

 

 

S

(Buck)

To snowline

Protected with leaf mulch

Snowline

good

Camaieux

 

Hgal

Tips

None

Hardy

good

Cardinal de Richelieu

 

Hgal

None

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Carmen

 

HRg

 

Some canes, half; some canes tips only.  No protection

Hardy

good

Champagne Arches

 

LCl

None

No protection

Hardy

Excellent

Champlain

 

 

S

(Explorer)

To snowline or lower

No protection

Snowline

good

Chorale

 

 

S

(Buck)

To snowline

Leaf mulch over crown

Snowline

excellent

Circus

 

F

To crown

Leaf mulch protection

Crown

good

Constellation

 

Min

To 6”

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

slow

Crystal Fairy

 

Pol

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

good

Cuthbert Grant

 

 

S

(Explorer)

Tips

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Dancing Flame

 

Min

To snowline

Leaf mulch protection

To snowline

good

Darlow’s Enigma

 

HMsk

To snowline

No protection

To snowline

slow

Dolores Marie

 

Miniflora

To mulch

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

slow

Dortmund

 

LCl

To snowline

Wrapped in burlap

Snowline

good

Double Delight

 

HT

To crown

Compost and leaf mulch

Crown

good

Dublin Bay

 

LCl

To crown

Leaf mulch, wrapped in burlap

Crown

slow

Earth Song

 

 

S

(Buck)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Enchanted Autumn

 

Gr

(Buck)

To crown

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Crown

slow

Fairy Dance

 

Pol

Snowline or lower

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

good

Fairy Queen

 

Pol

Snowline or lower

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

good

Fimbriata

 

HRg

Top 1’ of canes

No protection

Hardy/snowline

excellent

Folksinger

 

 

S

(Buck)

Snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Fragrant Cloud

 

 

HT

To mulch

Compost, leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Freckle Face

 

 

S

(Buck)

To 6”

Compost, leaf mulch protection

Mulch (this one was own root baby)

good

Freckles

 

 

S

(Buck)

To crown

Compost, leaf mulch protection

Mulch (own root baby)

slow

Frederic Mistral

 

HT

To mulch

Compost & leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Garnette

 

F

To snowline

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

excellent

Gertrude Jekyll

 

 

S

(Austin)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

Fantastic!

Glamis Castle

 

 

S

(Austin)

 

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Graham Thomas

 

S

(Austin)

To 8”

Compost, leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Harlekin

 

LCl

(Kordes)

To 1’

Leaf mulch and burlap wrap

Snowline or less

good

Hattie Burton

 

LCl

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

good

Henry Kelsey

 

 

S

(Explorer)

A few tips

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Heritage

 

 

 

S

(Austin)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Hi, Neighbor

 

 

Gr

(Buck)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Honeysweet

 

 

S

(Buck)

To mulch

Shredded leaf mulch

Mulch

good

Ilse Krohn Superior

 

S

(climber)

(Kordes)

 

Top half of canes; possibly will have to prune lower

Wrapped in burlap

Semi-hardy

excellent

Jean Kenneally

 

Min

To snowline

Leaf mulch

Snowline

good

Joey’s Palace

 

F

Tips

Leaf mulch

Snowline

excellent

John Cabot

 

S

(Explorer)

 

None

No protection

Hardy

excellent

John Davis

 

 

S

(Explorer)

None

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Kristin

 

Min

To mulch

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Lady Jane Grey

 

HT

To mulch

Compost & leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Lafter

 

 

HT

(Brownell)

To mulch

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

slow

Les Sjulin

 

 

Gr

(Buck)

To snowline

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

excellent

Lilian Austin

 

 

S

(Austin)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

good

Lipstick N’ Lace

 

Min

 

To snowline

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

excellent

Louise Odier

 

Bourbon

One tip!

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Lovely Fairy

 

Pol

Almost to crown

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

slow

R.Magnifica

 

HRg

No damage

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Margaret Merril

 

F

To crown

Compost and leaf protection

Crown

good

Marie Bugnet

 

HRg

No damage

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Marie Victorin

 

 

S

(Explorer)

A few tips

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Mary Rose

 

 

S

(Austin)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Mary Queen of Scots

 

HSpn

No damage

No protection

Hardy

good

Mirandy

 

HT

To crown

Compost & leaf protection

Crown

good

Morgengruss

 

LCl

No damage

Leaf mulch

Unknown – still small own root

slow

Morning Blush

 

 

Alba

Tops of canes almost to snowline

No protection

Snowline

good

Mountain Music

 

S

(Buck)

No damage

Leaf mulch, and under snow

(short plant)

Snowline

good

Mrs. Doreen Pike

 

HRg

(Austin)

No damage

No protection

 Hardy

excellent

Nostalgia

 

Min

Almost to crown

Leaf mulch

Mulch

Slow to poor

Octoberfest

 

Gr

Below snowline

Compost and leaf mulch

Mulch

good

Odense City

 

S

 

To 1’ (usually has NO damage!!)

No protection

Usually hardy.  This year not

good

Overnight Scentsation

 

Min

To 8”

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Pearlie Mae

 

 

Gr

(Buck)

To mulch

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Pipe Dreams

 

 

S

(Buck)

Below snowline

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Playtime

 

F

To 1’

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Prairie Fire

 

S

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

poor

Prairie Star

 

 

S

(Buck)

Snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Prairie Sunrise

 

 

S

(Buck)

No damage

Under leaf mulch protection and snow

Snowline

excellent

Queen Bee

 

 

S

(Buck)

No damage

Under leaf mulch protection and snow

Snowline

good

Queen Elizabeth

 

Gr

To 1’

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Usually to snowline

excellent

Rainbow’s End

 

Min

To 6”

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

poor

Red Cascade

 

 

Cl. Min.

Tips on windward side

No protection – no snowcover

Hardy

excellent

Red Fairy

 

Pol

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

excellent

Red Masterpiece

 

HT

To crown

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Crown

excellent

Rosanna

 

LCl

(Kordes)

 

To snowline

Wrapped in burlap

Snowline

good

Rose de Rescht

 

Damask

Tips

No protection

Snowline

good

Royal Amethyst

 

HT

To mulch

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Mulch

Slow to poor

Royal Edward

 

S

 

No damage

No protection, under snow

Hardy

good

Sachet

 

Min

To crown

Leaf mulch protection

Crown

good

Scentsational

 

Min

To 6”

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Seattle Scentsation

 

Min

To 10”

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

excellent

Secret Recipe

 

Min. Moss

No damage

No protection; under snow

Hardy

excellent

Serendipity

 

 

S

(Buck)

Below snowline

No protection

Snowline

good

Sheila’s Perfume

 

F

To crown; possibly dead

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Crown?

Poor to dead

Something for Judy

 

Min

No damage

Small own root under leaf mulch and snow cover

Mulch

good

Spanish Rhapsody

 

S

(Buck)

To snowline

Leaf mulch over crown

Snowline

good

Spring Bouquet

 

Min.

To crown

Leaf mulch protection

Crown

good

Spring’s A Comin’

 

Miniflora

To snowline

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

excellent

Stanwell Perpetual

 

HSpn

No damage

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Starina

 

Min

To crown; usually little or no damage.  Leaf mulch protection

Crown

good

 

Sunbonnet Sue

 

 

S

(Buck)

No damage

Small own root under snow and leaf mulch

Snowline

good

Sweet Chariot

 

Min

To mulch

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Sweet Fairy

 

Min

Some tip damage

Under mulch and snow

Mulch

good

Tabris

 

F

To 1’

No protection

Snowline, usually

good

Tamora

 

 

S

(Austin)

To snowline

No protection

Snowline

good

Tennessee Sunrise

 

Miniflora

No damage

Under leaf mulch and snow

Mulch

excellent

The Fairy

 

Pol

To 1’

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Therese Bugnet

 

HRg

No damage

No protection

Hardy

good

Versailles Palace

 

F

To crown

Leaf mulch protection

Mulch

good

Victorian Memory

 

LCl

Top canes (newest growth)

No protection

Hardy

excellent

Viking Queen

 

LCl

Above mulch; below snowline

Wrapped in burlap

mulch

good

White Pet

 

Pol

Almost to crown

Compost and leaf mulch protection

Mulch

slow

Winter Sunset

 

 

S

(Buck)

To snowline

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

good

X-Rated

 

Min

Tip damage

Leaf mulch protection

Snowline

good

Yantai

 

Min

Dead; frost heaved

Leaf mulch protection

 

dead