'President John F. Kennedy' rose References
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 51.
John F. Kennedy
Website/Catalog (28 Dec 1998) Page(s) 17. Includes photo(s).
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 231, 232. Includes photo(s).
Page 231: John F. Kennedy Large-flowered. Parentage: Unnamed seedling x 'White Queen'. Eugene Boerner 1965. Description... When, after President Kennedy's tragic death, Jackson & Perkins offered to name a rose in his memory, Mrs. Kennedy requested that it be a white one... tender in cold climates...
Page 232: [PHOTO]
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 275.
John F. Kennedy Hybrid Tea, white, 1965, ('JFK"; 'President John F. Kennedy'); Seedling x 'White Queen'; Boerner. Description.
Book (1992) Page(s) 288. Includes photo(s).
Green-tinged buds. Flowers: 5- to 5 1/2-inch, white, 45 to 50 petals, fragrant, disease-resistant. 4 to 5 feet tall.
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 421.
John F. Kennedy Description... The green tint at the center of the bloom makes this hybrid tea unique. As the bloom matures, the green shading disappears... Disease resistant. Not winter hardy without protection...