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The Gardeners' Chronicle
 
(16 Jul 1881)  Page(s) 78.  
 
Mr. William Paul has kindly favoured us with the following list of twelve very sweet-scented Roses: -- "La France (H.P.), Devoniensis (Tea), Gloire de Dijon (Tea), Charles Lawson (H.C.), Soupert et Notting (Moss), Fisher Holmes (H.P.), Saint George (H.P.), Pierre Notting (H.P.), Marie Baumann (H.P.), Queen Eleanor (H.P.), Abel Grand (H.P.), and the Old Provence."
(25 Jun 1842)  Page(s) 424.  
 
Messrs. Lane and Son's Nursery, Great Berkhampstead....Hybrid China:...
Adonis, pinky lilac, cupped, and large
 
(1890)  Page(s) 368.  
 
In those days there were no perpetual Roses, except the old Four-season and the Pasten Rose. The popular favourites at that period were the Tuscany, Carmine, Celestial, African Black, a host of other sorts of that stamp, and the Bath white Moss de Meaux.
(24 Jun 1922)  Page(s) 333.  
 
"Some Early-Flowering Ramblers."
Climbing Roses seem to be extra vigorous this season, in contrast to the dwarf kinds, which, apparently, found the hot, dry summer of last year too exhaustive of their energies, and old plants especially seem much weakened in consequence. The foliage and growth of climbers are strong and healthy, whilst the flower trusses also are extra vigorous. [...]
Aglaia is very free on old established plants. The small, creamy yellow blooms develop in big clusters, which have long stalks.
(1888)  Page(s) 671.  
 
There is Aimee Vibert, a very old Rose — indeed, one of the oldest we have in cultivation ; it was sent out by Vibert in 1827. It is said by Ketten in their catalogue to have been a sport of the Noisette " Repens ; " it is pure white
(1941)  
 
...Alberic Barbier, for instance, usually commences to flower at the end of May.
(1925)  Page(s) 46.  
 
Alberic Barbier is especially suited for several reasons: it has handsome, dark green, glossy foliage; is in favorable situations and Winters, evergreen; it is a robust and "extending" grower, so makes little dead or worn-out wood; and flowers more or...
(24 Jun 1922)  Page(s) 333.  
 
"Some Early-Flowering Ramblers."
Climbing Roses seem to be extra vigorous this season, in contrast to the dwarf kinds, which, apparently, found the hot, dry summer of last year too exhaustive of their energies, and old plants especially seem much weakened in consequence. The foliage and growth of climbers are strong and healthy, whilst the flower trusses also are extra vigorous. [...]
Albéric Barbier is a general favourite and suitable for a variety of purposes. In a well grown plant the creamy white blossoms almost smother the plant, which has fine glossy foliage. In the bud the flowers are of perfect shape and very pale cinnamon at the base. This excellent Rose makes a charming weeping standard.
 
(8 May 1897)  Page(s) 301.  
 
Alice Furon, a large globular flower, yellowish-white, correctly described as an improved Gloire Lyonnaise; the beautiful dark green foliage keeps clean and handsome throughout the season.
 
(7 Dec 1918)  Page(s) 225.  
 
Annie Crawford (Dr. Campbell Hall). — A fine pale pink Hybrid Perpetual; a stronger, paler Mrs. J. Laing, of upright growth, free, and decidedly good. Does not go wrong in colour as Mrs. J. Laing so often does.
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