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Old 24-01-2003, 05:26 PM
Jane Lumley
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Default lifespan of a rose

In article , dave weil
You honestly cannot believe a rose that your mother planted 50 years
ago is still living. If you do believe in this then i suppose you
would believe anything your mother told you?

Why wouldn't this be the case? Roses can *certainly* live that long.

Of course they can. I had one in my garden that the previous owner said
dated back to the 20s. There are some in old English gardens that are
eighty-plus years old - I think the original Kiftsgate rose is more than
Jane Lumley