'Rose de Rescht' rose References
Book (Feb 2009) Page(s) 38. Includes photo(s).
Book (Feb 2009) Page(s) 39.
‘Rose de Rescht’: Les rosiers de Portland. Parents non connus. Obtenteur: Ce rosier aurait été ramené d’Iran ou de France en Angleterre, vers 1940, et s’est répandu à partir de là. Description.
Website / Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 37. Includes photo(s).
Rose de Rescht Portland Damask. Undated. Description... An ancient rose that was collected from Persia by the noted British gardener Norah Lindsay... very full rosettes of fuchsia-red that offer a rich damask fragrance...
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 23. Includes photo(s).
Rose de Rescht In America, it's marketed as a Damask; in England, as a Portland.
Book (1997) Page(s) 178. Includes photo(s).
Rose de Rescht Portland. Discovered by Nancy Lindsay. Description and cultivation... flowers: rich fuchsia-red with strong purple tints changing with age to magenta-pink... well worth a place in any garden...
Book (1996) Page(s) 27. Includes photo(s).
Rose de Rescht Damask shrub... The rich magenta-pink colour, pretty form and good scent make this a particular favourite, and it is useful for those who have smaller gardens... It takes its name from a city in Persia and was brought to Europe by Nancy Lindsay in the 1940s.
Book (1995) Page(s) 71. Includes photo(s).
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 517.
Damask (OGR), deep pink, (Brought to England by Miss Nancy Lindsay from Persia or France in the 1940s.) Flowers bright fuchsia-red, fading with lilac tints, very full, rosette form; very fragrant (damask); foliage dense; vigorous, compact; long-season bloom.
Book (1993) Page(s) 79, 81. Includes photo(s).
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Page 81: Portland. Description. Flowers: purplish-crimson. There are signs of Gallica Rose influence both in flower and leaf, but the fact that it produces a second crop of flowers suggests its place is in this class… Brought to England by Miss Nancy Lindsay from Iran or France.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 22.
Damask Perpetual. Original introducer and date unknown. Descriptive information from primary sources. [Dickerson says,] Rescht is a provincial capital in Persia, to which this rose was possibly brought during the French repprochement circa 1807. It is possibly the red 'Tous-les-Mois'.