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'Los Angeles' rose References
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 56.  Includes photo(s).
Apricot Queen Large-flowered. Fred Howard 1940... a blend of salmon-pink with apricot. 'Mrs. J.D. Eisele' x 'Los Angeles'
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 324.  
Los Angeles Hybrid Tea, coral-pink, base gold, 1916, 'Mme. Segond Weber' x 'Lyon Rose'; Howard, F.H. Description.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 24.  
Angeles, Los (hybrid lutea) Howard & Smith 1916; M. Seg. Weber X Lyon Rose; salmon-pink, base shaded golden-yellow and apricot, reverse fire-red, large, semi-double, open, solitary, lasting, floriferous, fragrance 7/10, upright, well-branched, 60 cm. Sangerhausen
Website/Catalog  (1935)  Page(s) 5.  
Hybrides de Lutea (Pernetiana Remontants)....Los Angelès [same text as in 1932]
Website/Catalog  (1934)  Page(s) 115.  
Los Angeles (P) (Howard & Smith, 1918) Assai vigoroso; fiore grande, pieno, di bella forma a spirale, su peduncolo rigido, d’un bel colore rosa acceso venato di carminio e sfumato di giallo alla base dei petali. Medaglia d’oro a Bagatelle.
Website/Catalog  (1932)  Page(s) 5.  
Hybrides de Lutea (Pernetiana Remontants)....Los Angeles.- Fleur feu rosé éclatant teinté de rouge corail et nuancé de jaune d'or clair à la base des pétales.
Article (misc)  (4 Mar 1929)  Page(s) 45.  
Los Angeles is [beautiful], of course, but winter kills [in the author's Maine garden], and can be most satisfactorily replaced by 'Willowmere'
Website/Catalog  (1928)  Page(s) 10.  Includes photo(s).
The "Niles Three"
These three superb roses- Los Angeles, Mme Edouard Herriot ("Daily Mail") and Hoosier Beauty- are shown in the color plate on page 14.
Los Angeles.  Hybrid Tea.  Originated in California and named in honor of the southern city by Howard & Smith, Los Angeles.  Its flawless form and perfection of color has made it acclaimed throughout the world as the pink-par-excellence.  Its lovely buds are long and proudly pointed, gradually changing to blooms of perfect form, and of a color best described as flaming pink, springing from a golden setting.  And with it all a valiant bloomer, rose succeeding rose throughout the season, filling the garden with perfume and loveliness.
These three roses, postpaid, for $2.35.  Any one of these roses, price 85 cents, postpaid.  The four above [including Golden Emblem], postpaid, for $3.25.
Website/Catalog  (1927)  Page(s) 87.  
Los Angeles (1918), glossy rosy, with coral-red and golden-yellow shadings, of magnificent fragrance and perfect form, an especially valuable rose (Pernet). 1 piece M 0.80, 10 pieces M 7.-, 100 pieces M 65.-
Book  (1926)  Page(s) xii.  
[From an advertisement in the American Rose Annual 1926, p. viii:] The newer shades in roses such as Coral, Old Gold, Saffron Yellow, Terra Cotta and Oriental Red are obtained by planting Pernetiana Roses, and these roses are only a success when budded upon Rosomanes Stock. This distinction is quite noticeable in the rose 'Los Angeles' which proves a failure when budded upon any other stock... Our Hybrid Tea and Perpetual Roses are budded upon Multiflora and Manetti Stock... [they note that in their catalog they] do not pass along the description of the Hybridists as the roses grow in Europe but as they grow in our Nursery, always stating defects as well as merits...
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