what a colourful rose!

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what a colourful rose!

Post: #277071 Skippy
Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:57 pm

These are rose seeds being sold on e-bay and are " rainbow "roses. The seller says they are in Grimsby but looking at the text it looks like the sort of badly translated script that originates from China.
for example: "All plants need sunshine, sunshine is like a rose" and " Rose is drought tolerant plants, but the fear of floods"
However , lousy description aside the picture and some of the text indicates a remarkable multi coloured flower but right at the end it says the flower petals are white and need to be injected with food colouring. So basically simple white roses that need mucking about with to be anything remotely like a rainbow. I'm not a big fan of roses but seem to recall they are hard to grow from seed in the first place but evidently 500 or so people have decided the seeds are worth a go.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/25-Rare-Rainb ... 10&afsrc=1


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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277895 happyhippy
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:01 pm

Seriously?Could'nt help but laugh when reading those directions! :iconbiggrin: Does that mean there are 500 gullible people out there?The mind boggles what people sell on Ebay these days!

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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277905 old tree man
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:50 am

:lol: pretty but I don't think they are real.
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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277910 wabbit955
Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:49 am

even if they was real I would not have them in my garden think they are horrible :pukeright:
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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277913 doofaloofa
Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:41 pm

I have some magic beans for sale if any one is interested
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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277942 Skippy
Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:19 pm

Bother I'm right out of cows :(

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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277952 Lettice
Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:06 pm

Oh dear- I bought some of these last year- I've still got the seeds and I was going to have a go at them this year. Colour me gullible. Yes- but what if they DO work? I want them to, I love gaudy and tasteless :flower:

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Re: what a colourful rose!

Post: #277979 Skippy
Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:17 pm

Here's hoping we're all wrong lettice . If you have the seeds then do please plant them and let us know what the results are.


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