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Initial post 14 days ago by CybeRose
The Rose Annual (Royal National Rose Society) 38-53 (1975)
Tea-Scented Roses A Survey

In order to obtain red Teas, hybridists had to look to the closely related Chinas. An old cultivar, not at all well known in England named 'Sanguine' (1835) was apparently the main source for most of the coppery tinted and bright reds.
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