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The Graham Stuart Thomas Rose Book
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 239.  
 
Alexandre Girault Large-flowered Rambler. Barbier (France) 1909. Rosa wichuraiana x 'Papa Gontier'... Dark glossy leaves... Pretty buds of deeper colour open to almost scarlet flowers... white centre, green eye, and yellow stamens; the colour deepens to lilac-carmine, but remains paler on the reverse of the pteals...
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 28.  
 
Description. Perhaps there was an older version, the present day variety has loosely cupped flowers of light crimson flushed with purple. A lax bush, some prickles and bristles, smooth rounded hips.
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 140.  
 
Alfred Colomb ('Marshall P. Wilder') Hybrid Perpetual. Lacharme (France) 1865. Description... A seedling from 'Général Jacqueminot'... rich scarlet crimson with darker shadings...
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 140.  
 
A climbing sport of 'Alfred Colomb'. 1930.
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 66.  
 
Mousseline Moss. Portemer (France) 1855. Description. Thomas says, It is difficult to decide whether this name or 'Alfred de Dalmas', under which this variety is also sometimes found, should be used... creamy-blush blooms...
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 157.  
 
Alister Stella Gray Noisette. Raised by Gray, introduced by George Paul (UK) 1894. ('Golden Rambler' in the US) Description.
 
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 112.  
 
'Allard' Rosa xanthina allardii Originated in the Botanic Garden at Lyon, France; listed by Messrs Hesse in 1927. I suspect it to be a seedling of R. x harisonii or of similar parentage, and it probably has no affinity with R. xanthina. It has similar leaves to R. x harisonii and thorny, dark wood; a bristly, squat receptacle, glandular calyx, and small down-curved prickles on the pedicel. The flowers are nearly double, with petaloid centre and yellow stigmata; true, bright yellow and a fresh scent. Probably 4 feet.
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 244.  
 
Allen Chandler Prince (UK) 1923. Description... a hybrid from 'Hugh Dickson'... a really excellent red rose...
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 244.  
 
Allen's Fragrant Pillar Allen (UK) 1931. 'Paul's Lemon Pillar' x 'Souvenir de Claudius Denoyel'. Description... cerise pink with yellow base...
 
(Nov 1994)  Page(s) 252.  
 
Allgold, Climbing Gandy (UK) 1961. Description... Rather shy-flowering until well established.
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