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'Jeannie Deans' rose References
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 559.  
Jeannie Deans Rubiginosa. Lord PEnzance 1895
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 325.  
Jeannie Deans Sweet Briar. Penzance (UK) 1895... one of Lord Penzance's more popular creations... crimson-scarlet, semi-double blooms... This rose was named after a sensible heroine in Sir Walter Scott's novel Heart of Midlothian...
Book  (1994)  Page(s) 18.  
A Lord Penzance hybrid.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 196.  
Deans, Jeannie (hybrid rubiginosa) Lord Penzance 1895; crimson-scarlet to vermilion, very large, semi-double, floriferous, growth 8/10, climbing.
Website/Catalog  (1914)  Page(s) 39.  
Hybrid Sweet Briars.
Pruning. — Cut back fairly hard the first season after planting; afterwards they only require thinning and slightly stopping the long shoots and laterals.
Jeannie Deans... Lord Penzance, 1895, vigorous. Semi-double, very large scarlet crimson.
Book  (1906)  Page(s) 79.  
5.060. Jeannie Deans, Hybride de Rubiginosa, Lord Penzance 1895 cramoisi éclatant
Book  (1903)  Page(s) 254.  
The Sweet Briar.
The Sweet Briar is a native species well-known to all lovers of plants from the delicious fragrance of its leaves and the beauty of its bright scarlet fruit. It is also one of our best hedge plants.
12. Jeanie Deans; flowers crimson, semi-double. [raised by the late Lord Penzance]
Website/Catalog  (1899)  Page(s) 18.  
Lord Penzance's Sweet Briars.
These lovely hybrid Sweet Briars, apart from their extreme beauty, are intensely interesting, being crosses between the well-known Sweet Briar and various other roses, such as Austrian Briar, varieties of Galllca, etc. All of them possess the deliciously-scented foliage and strong, vigorous growth of the Sweet Briar, and are as hardy as Oak trees: the flowers are of the most beautiful tints, and are produced in great profusion, presenting the delightful odor and the numerous golden stamens of the Sweet Briar flower, and much larger. A unique race of Roses of great beauty.
Jeannie Deans. Semi-double, scarlet-crimson; very strong.
Magazine  (1894)  Page(s) 18.  
The twenty-fifth annual show of the Bagshot, Windlesham and District Horticultural society has held on the above dates [July 3rd and 4th]...Hybrid Briars were sent by Messrs. Keynes, Williams & Co., and made one of the most attractive exhibits of the show. Lady Penzance was one of the very best, and is moreover deliciously scent. Jeanie Deans, Anne of Gierstein, and Amy Robart were also good.
Magazine  (1892)  Page(s) 590.  
Lord Penzance again showed his hybrid Sweet Briers, in which class of Roses his lordship has raised so many beautiful hybrids. On this occasion, the exhibit consisted of [illegible but possible "many bunches"] of several trusses in each and as many varieties, the parentage of each being given, although all had not received names. Two of these will be found among the list of certified plants. Others which were the most striking were Jeannie Deans, with small incurved flowers of a bright crimson, very pretty in the bud and Meg Mewrrilies, another crimson with larger flowers.
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