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Roses in Bermuda
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 61.  Includes photo(s).
 
Aunt Jane's Mystery Tea. Description... In 1954, a passenger arrived in Bermuda on the Queen of Bermuda with two rose bushes which were presented as gifts to the ship captain's wife, Mrs. Jane Banyard. Planted in her garden at Point Shares Cottage, Pembroke, one of the bushes continues to grow there after 42 years...
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 63.  Includes photo(s).
 
Bermuda's Catherine Mermet Description... flesh-coloured double blooms with the slightest hint of faint lilac-pink on the outer petals... A number of U.S. rosarians call this "Bermuda's Catherine Mermet" because the colour seems to be at variance with the rose they grow, bred by Guillot Fils in 1869...
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 65.  Includes photo(s).
 
Bermuda Windchimes Description... At one time thought to be the Hybrid Musk 'Windchimes'... large sprays of pointed hot-pink buds, which open to small, 1 in. (2 1/2 cm) single flowers, of bright shocking-pink with white centres showing off the yellow stamens...
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 62.  Includes photo(s).
 
Bermuda's Anna Olivier Description... this rose has been moved from the 'Tea' classification (though it is obviously a Tea), because its colouration is at variance with the description of 'Anna Olivier' (Ducher 1872) grown elsewhere... flesh or pale creamy-yellow high-centred blooms sometimes tinged with pink. Turning a deeper yellow with maturity...
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 64.  Includes photo(s).
 
Bermuda Kathleen Description... Originally this rose was thought to be the Hybrid Musk 'Kathleen,' but this was subsequently disproved at the World Federation of Rose Societies (W.F.R.S.) Convention in Toronto in 1985... sprays of small, single, apple-blossom pink blooms... reminiscent of 'Mutabilis', of which it is thought to be a chance seedling...
 
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 65.  Includes photo(s).
 
Bessie's Rose Hybrid Tea. Description... came to Bermuda in a bouquet of roses [that were given to Bessie Ramsbottom] from un-named, unregistered Hybrid Tea seedlings at the Rose Test Gardens of the New York Botanic Garden. Considered unsuccessful, these seedlings were subsequently destroyed... only one (this rose) was propagated...
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 66.  Includes photo(s).
 
Brightside Cream Description... loose, semi-double 3 in. (7.5 cm) flowers of a soft cream colour fading to white, with a profusion of yellow stamens...
 
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 66.  Includes photo(s).
 
Carnation Description... so named because of its frilly-edged petals... 2 1/2 in (6 cm) flowers in a pronounced shade of deep pink tinting to lilac...
 
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 67.  Includes photo(s).
 
Dan's Rose Description... another unidentified Hybrid Perpetual... propagated by Mr. Morris ("Dan") Cooper... 'La Reine' has been suggested as the possible identity of this rose...
 
(3 Nov 1997)  Page(s) 68.  Includes photo(s).
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