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'Red La France' rose References
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 145.  
 
Duchess of Albany Hybrid Tea, deep pink, 1888, ('Red La France'); 'La France' sport; Paul, W.
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 262.  
 
Duchess of Albany ('Red La France') Hybrid Tea. W. Paul, 1888. Sport of 'La France'. [Author cites information from different sources.]
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 9.  
 
of Albany, Duchess (HT) W. Paul 1888; sport of La France; silvery deep pink, reverse lilac-pink, medium-large, very double, broad, lasting, solitary, fragrance 8/10, very floriferous, continuous bloom, autumn-bloomer, growth 7/10, upright.
Book  (1920)  Page(s) 106.  
 
La France, Red...H.T. Duchess of Albany
Book  (Apr 1915)  Page(s) 26.  
 
Duchess of Albany a sport of 'La France' (also called 'Dark La France')... it is a rich deep pink... the habit of growth of the plant remained practically the same as the parent... it was only in the color of the rose that the change manifested itself.
Website/Catalog  (1914)  Page(s) 30.  
 
Hybrid Tea Roses.
We can also supply the undernoted, but in our opinion much better varieties are to be found described in the preceding pages, and we think these can very well be done without.
Duchess of Albany, Edith d'Ombrain, Ferdinand Batel, Frau Rose Benary, Frau Peter Lambert, Gruss and Sangerhausen [sic], Gustave Regis, Madame Pernet Ducher, Rev. D. R. Williamson. 1/6 each.
Website/Catalog  (1913)  Page(s) 30.  
 
Hybrid Tea Roses.
Duchess of Albany
Duchess of Albany Rose is what is known among florists as a "sport" from La France. In color it is a deep, even, firmly fixed pink of marvelous beauty and regularity. It possesses a fragrance that is decidedly pleasing. The blossoms are numerous and are symmetrical in their proportions, being large and full. The surface of the petals is of splendid finish and they attract everyone by their luster. The growth of the plant is vigorous, with long canes that lean far out, as if to present their blossoms to those who would approach the bush.
Magazine  (3 Jun 1911)  Page(s) 266.  
 
The Parentage of Roses.
The following list of the world's Roses and their parentage has been compiled by Mr. Robert Daniel, 38 Russell Road. Fishponds, Bristol, and by his kind permission we are enabled to publish it...
Duchess of Albany... Hybrid Tea, W. Paul, 1888, Sport La France
Website/Catalog  (1911)  Page(s) 19.  
 
Hybrid Tea. Duchess of Albany. A sport from 'La France', of a deeper shade; first rate. Mod.
Book  (1910)  Page(s) 327.  
 
Duchess of Albany (Wm. Paul & Son) [Hybrid Tea]; fine deep pink, in the way of 'La France', but darker in colour; quite first-rate; growth vigorous; splendid for forcing.
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