'Bess Lovett' rose References
Book (1940) Page(s) 19.
Bess Lovett Large-flowered Climber. (Van Fleet; introduced by Lovett, 1915)... light red... profuse seasonal bloom...
Website / Catalog (1938) Page(s) 13.
Rosa Wichurana. Bess Lovett (Dr. W. v. Fleet 05). Pure glossy red, magnificent bright colouring, blooms large in enourmous trusses, late-blooming, lasting, healthy.
Book (1936) Page(s) 430.
Lovett, Bess (hybrid wichurana) Dr. van Fleet 1905 (Lovett 1915), glossy carmine-red, medium size, double, cup form, fine form, lasting, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, long-blooming, growth 8/10, climbing, 3 m. Sangerhausen
Website / Catalog (1929) Page(s) 47.
Book (1926) Page(s) v.
According to an advertisement for Lovett's Nursery, this rose was one of three named for the Remarkable Lovett Sisters, Alida, Bess, and Mary... the color of the bloom is described as a warm-hearted red...
Book (1924) Page(s) 174.
Hybrid Wichuriana. Van Fleet, 1905; intro. by Lovett, 1917. Very hardy. Clear bright crimson; large, doubel, cupped; fragrant; vigorous. Flowers drop cleanly....