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Four types of Lilies are now available from Peterkort Roses
Cream, Peach and Coral Roses
July 6, 2008
Sometimes it helps to see the palette on one page.

Here is the range of Peterkort Roses cream, peach and coral roses.

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Vendela is the palest of all - it's really cream, a beautiful shape and very well known rose in the floral industry. Peterkort Roses grows Vendela in a somewhat limited amount. If you need Vendela, you might want to order ahead at least a week.

Champagne, pictured next, is a sweetheart rose.

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Pale, peachy, a good opener with a small head. This size is perfect for corsages and also size contrast in a bouquet.

Talea has an ambiguous color, sort of peachy but really a pale pink as it opens. Very good color for blending with other creamy pale pink and peachy tones.

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We have a small quantity of Talea available, so if you have a large order it is advisable to check with us at least a week ahead of when you need to use it.

One of our newest roses in the peach palette is Peach Avalanche. It is a sister to Avalanche and Sweet Avalanche, being a sport, or mutation, of the original Avalanche rose.

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As a relative of Avalanche, Peach Avalanche has a larger size head, and a roundish, informal, almost garden type shape. There is a bit of green in the outer petals like the other Avalanche roses.

The next rose, Karamel Antike, is more of an amber shade, almost more yellow than peach, but very tawny. It is a garden rose, so unlike the others I've mentioned it comes in bunches of ten stems instead of 25.

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The head shape is very different than the hybrid teas - fatter, more like an old-fashioned rose, and the petals are numerous and pointed.

Prima Donna is a sophisticated, elegant tea rose with pure peach color all the way through. There are no tone variations in this rose.

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It is the same yellowish peach as Peach Avalanche, but Prima Donna is a much more formal tea rose shape, very beautiful.

Now, a classic - Sonia is a rose that has been popular for more than 25 years. A different kind of peach altogether - a salmon peach with a lot of pink in it.

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Even after all this time people still request this rose by name - a tea rose shape with a beautiful rounded petal. Not a large head but the pure color gives it presence.

And now for something completely different...the garden rose Augusta Luise is new, in VERY limited supply from Peterkort Roses - smells divine, and has an extremely ruffled shape.

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We haven't had success in getting this to bloom much in the winter, so it must be reserved for the summer wedding season.

While we are on the subject of unusual roses, Spanish Dancer is another ruffly rose which lives up to its name. It has relatively stiff petals and tends to open flat, like a camellia.

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With Spanish Dancer we are definitely getting into the Coral color category. You can see the resemblance here to a flamenco dancer's dress, with the ivory skirts and coral rickrack around the hemline...

Finally, unabashedly coral, the rose Moscow is an excellent performer in the vase - great vase life and the color is an attractive watermelon. A very fresh color which is becoming more and more popular.

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We hope you can make use of this peach/coral/cream rose palette from Peterkort Roses...We are a flower growing company in Hillsboro, Oregon USA. Wholesale only to the trade. Check out our website - to see varieties click on "What We Grow" at left. Our telephone is (503) 628-1005.

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