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The Ultimate Rose Book
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 39.  Includes photo(s).
 
Agnes Hybrid Rugosa. Saunders (Canada) 1922. Parentage: Rosa rugosa x 'Persian Yellow'. Description... the result of a search for a yellow rose hardy enough for Canadian winters...
 
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 39.  Includes photo(s).
 
Alain Cluster-flowered. Francis Meilland 1948. Parentage: ('Guinée' x 'Wilhelm') x 'Orange Triumph'. Description... bright red, smallish flowers... Meilland named this rose for his son...
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 40.  Includes photo(s).
 
Parentage unknown. Spotted in two shades of crimson. Takes on a purple cast as the flowers age, golden stamens. Compact, upright. Said to have been raised by J.-P. Vibert of Angers and introduced in 1839, but some suspect it may be older.
 
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 282.  Includes photo(s).
 
Alba. Description. Parentage unknown. Late-spring flowering. Fragrant.
 
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 41.  Includes photo(s).
 
Alchymist ('Alchemist') Large-flowered... Full and quartered in the old style, the flowers are deep yellow, overlaid with buff and peach, and strongly scented... Wilhelm Kordes 1956... Parentage: 'Golden Glow' x Hybrid Sweet Briar seedling...
 
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 162.  Includes photo(s).
 
Emotion. Hybrid Perpetual. ('Alice Fontaine') Description... a soft, romantic flower in palest pink...
 
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 42-43.  Includes photo(s).
 
Rosa gallica grandiflora Parentage unknown. Flowers: large (for a Gallica -- 4 in.), light crimson, fragrant. Extremely hardy. Originated in St. Petersburg from where it was introduced to the West in 1906. Kordes used it as a parent for 'Scarlet Fire'.
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 45.  Includes photo(s).
 
Gene Boerner, Jackson & Perkins, 1949. Flowers: medium-sized, in small clusters, two-tone pink flushed with salmon, fragrant. Almost continuously flowering. ('Mercedes Gallart' x 'New Dawn').
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 49.  
 
America Climber... Glowing salmon, the reverses of the petals a trifle paler, nicely fragrant... Raised by Bill Warriner, introduced by Jackson & Perkins in 1976, the year of the American Bicentennial...
(Sep 1993)  Page(s) 49.  Includes photo(s).
 
American Beauty Hybrid Perpetual ('Madame Ferdinand Jamin')... 'Madame Ferdinand Jamin is the original name (Lédéchaux 1875)... ten years later it was introduced in the US as 'American Beauty'... the official flower of the District of Columbia... deep pink to almost red, susceptible to mildew...
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