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'Queen' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 104-391
most recent 13 AUG HIDE POSTS
Initial post 13 AUG by scvirginia
from L'horticulteur français, 1 January 1855, p.10:
Les Massifs de Rosiers.
..nous avons indiqué comment on pouvait obtenir de beaux massifs de rosiers de la section des hybrides; nous entreprenons aujourd'hui d'en former avec les rosiers dits de l'Ile Bourbon. Nous avons choisi, comme pour les hybrides, les variétés dont la végétation, à peu près égale, permet de les planter dans un même compartiment de parterre...
La Reine de l'Ile Bourbon, rose carné très-frais.
Discussion id : 100-654
most recent 10 JUN HIDE POSTS
Initial post 10 JUN by Patricia Routley
2001 Heritage Roses New Zealand
p9. Rosemary Heather. Rosemary Patterson collected Peter [Beales] from his Wellington Hotel on the morning of November 13 and brought him to the Pauatahanui Public Cemetery.....Peter was able to correct a wrongly identified rose to Bourbon Queen....
Discussion id : 35-635
most recent 15 APR 09 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 15 APR 09 by Patricia Routley
While I understand the rose in commerce as Reine des Îles Bourbon may not be the original one, are there two versions doing the rounds - one striped and stippled as in Jeri's and Terry's pictures, and one not so striped and stippled?
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