'Marchesa Boccella' rose References
Magazine (2014) Page(s) 374.
Bengales.... Marquise Boccella.
Book (2011) Page(s) 88.
Rev. Douglas T. Seidel: Leonie Bell. Rose Sleuth.
Leonie even sparred in print with eminent British rosarian Graham Stuart Thomas over 'Jacques Cartier', that variety's third commercial name in 15 years. She maintained correctly that this rose was 'Marquise Boccella', a very early Hybrid Perpetual from 1842. [In one of the early journals of the Heritage Rose Foundation, Charles Walker identified this rose as 'Marchesa Boccella' - Ed.]
Book (2007) Page(s) 385.
Marquise Boccella (Desprez/Cochet, 1842). Damask perpetual
Article (magazine) (2007) Page(s) 53-54.
Unfortunately, Pergolèse (Moreau et Robert, 1860), Comte de Chambord (Moreau et Robert 1860), Marie Robert (Moreau et Robert, circa 1860?), Jacques Cartier (Moreau-Robert, 1868), and Rembrandt (Moreau-Robert, 1883) all seem to be wrongly named.....Jacques Cartier is likely the Hybrid Perpetual Marchesa Boccella (Desprez/Cochet, 1840), despite a rather faint protest from Graham Thomas.
Book (Dec 2000) Page(s) 121.
Jean Desprez 1840
Article (magazine) (May 1999) Page(s) 61. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (23 Oct 1998) Page(s) 37. Includes photo(s).
Book (1997) Page(s) 176, 177. Includes photo(s).
Page 176: [PHOTO]
Page 177: Jacques Cartier Portland. Moreau-Robert (France) 1868. Description and cultivation... flowers: deep pink fading towards the edges to soft pink. [Beales note:] 'Jacques Cartier' is grown and sold as 'Marquise Boccella' in the USA but he has yet to be convinced that the European cultivar is incorrect...
Book (1995) Page(s) 19. Includes photo(s).
Book (Nov 1994)
p45. 'Jacques Cartier'. Moreau-Robert, France, 1868. Compact and erect habit with plenty of light-green leaves, the terminal leaflet exceptionally long and narrow. Sepals often pronouncedly foliaceous. Flowers very full, quartered and with button eyes. Very fragrant. 5 feet.
This rose has been, and still is, confused with 'Marquise Bocella' of 1842. However, since this is described as "very pale," "flesh coloured," and a dwarf grower, I feel confident that 'Jacques Cartier' is the correct name.
Gibson, Plate 17.
Thomas, 1991, pages 130, 131