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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Roses
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 42, 55.  Includes photo(s).
Agathe Incarnata Gallica. Parentage: unknown. Europe before 1815. Description and cultivation... flowers: pale pink, double, quartered, button centre...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 101.  Includes photo(s).
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 42.  Includes photo(s).
Alain Blanchard Gallica. Parentage: probably R. x centifolia and R. gallica. France 1839. Description and cultivation... The almost single crimson flowers become spotted purple with age, have prominent golden stamens and a good scent...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 59.  Includes photo(s).
Maxima Alba. Parentage: Possibly R. canina x R. gallica, or R. alba semiplena sport. (aka 'Jacobite Rose', 'Great White Rose'. 'Great Double White', 'White Rose of York', 'Cheshire Rose'). Origin unknown, but 15th century or earlier. Description and cultivation... flower are creamy white and fragrant doubles with muddled centres...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 133.  Includes photo(s).
Description, statistics, and cultural information
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 133.  Includes photo(s).
Albertine Wichuraiana rambler. Parentage: R. wichuraiana x 'Mrs. Arthur Robert Waddell'. France 1921. Description and cultivation... loosely double, full blooms of coppery pink with a touch of gold deep down in the base... susceptible to mildew...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 151.  Includes photo(s).
Alchemist Synstylae. Parentage: 'Golden Glow' x R. eglanteria hybrid. Germany 1956. Description and cultivation... The flowers are large, fully double, quartered and fragrant. Their colour is yellow, deepening to apricot and gold...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 168-169.  Includes photo(s).
Alec's Red Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Fragrant Cloud' x 'Dame de Coeur'. (COred) Scotland 1970. Description and cultivation... flowers are large and well formed, crimson to deep cherry-red and heavily scented... considered a good exhibition specimen...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 169.  Includes photo(s).
Alexander Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Super Star' (aka 'Tropicana') x ('Ann Elizabeth' x 'Allgold'). ('Alexandra') England 1972. Description & cultivation... the large, bright vermillion-red flowers are carried on tall stems, making them ideal as cut roses. They should be cut while in bud to ensure a lasting cut specimen... Disease resistant...
(Feb 1993)  Page(s) 134-135.  Includes photo(s).
Alexandre Girault Wichuraiana rambler. Parentage: R. wichuraiana x 'Papa Gontier'. France 1909. Description and cultivation... fragrant, fully double flowers, opening flat with muddled centres of bright light crimson with hints of yellow... [Moody says it repeats]
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