Do you have the real Amanda Patenotte?

or Portland from Glendora or do we know whether the real Amanda still exists? My impression is that Glendora shows strong China influence. Is that correct? How big is it compared to Autumn Damask? Is blackspot a problem in humid climates? Does it form hips? If it does, are they Damask style? How do color and fragrance compare to color of Autumn Damask or Marchesa Boccella? AD is my yardstick for true Damasks--MB for hybrids.

If you have the real Amanda--then how does it compare on the above-mentioned features to AD and MB?

Marchesa Boccella is excellent in my climate and has good repeat so I am not interested in getting a Damask hybrid whose performance is inferior or which is prone to blackspot.


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