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Discussion id : 104-111
most recent 6 AUG HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 6 AUG by scvirginia
from Gardening Illustrated, August 29, 1896, p.384:
Roses Bardou Job and Gloire des Rosomanes. — Among many autumn Roses now flowering these two are conspicuous alike in profusion and brilliance. The cooler days of autumn are better suited to them, and their semi-double flowers last longer at this season. Here, indeed, are two grand Roses wherewith to enliven and put a little colour into the flowerless shrubberies. They only want to be treated as shrubs and allowed to have their own way.
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Discussion id : 103-544
most recent 28 JUL HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 28 JUL by scvirginia
from Catalogue of Plants under Cultivation in the Government Botanic Garden, Adelaide, 1878, p.259:
Roses.
Gloire de Rosomene, Bourbon.
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Discussion id : 102-441
most recent 10 JUL HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 10 JUL by scvirginia
From The Floricultural Cabinet, October 1st, 1838, pp.225:
A List of the most Superb Roses in the Varied Classes. Selected by Mr. Charles Wood, Maresfield Nursery, Uckfield, Sussex.
An abridged List of Select Roses.
ILE DE BOURBON.
Gloire des Rosamênes, bright dazzling carmine.
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Discussion id : 101-166
most recent 21 JUN HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 21 JUN by scvirginia
From The Garden, March 5, 1904, p.166:
"Forgotten Roses."
It is not surprising that owing to the numerous new Roses many of the excellent older sorts have been crowded out. Beautiful as the Hybrid Teas unquestionably are, I think it will be a bad day for lovers of the Rose if they allow this group to drive out of cultivation many old and well-tried varieties of other classes that are too good to suffer extinction. I often wish there were a National Rose Garden, where every variety could be planted, so that rosarians could see for themselves the true value of each. How some of our much-praised Roses would have to give place to those less known but better, at least in the matter of "doing well" and in point of colour.
I append a list of a few varieties that are comparatively unknown, yet I can recommend every one with the full assurance that they would please the majority of the readers of The Garden. Among what are regarded as climbing Roses not one of the Rambler race can surpass.
There seems a general desire for brilliant scarlet and crimson flowered Roses, yet how few there are who plant Gloire des Rosomanes. Seen at its best in autumn, it is a lovely Rose, of glowing colour and free, grand for bold bedding, low pillars, short fences, and any similar purpose or position. Another Rose closely allied to the Bourbons is...
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