'Comte de Chambord' rose References
Book (1996) Page(s) 14. Includes photo(s).
Comte de Chambord Portland shrub. Robert & Moreau 1860
Book (1995) Page(s) 24, 65. Includes photo(s).
Book (Nov 1993) Page(s) 28. Includes photo(s).
Comte de Chambord One of the best known Portland roses bred in France in the 1860s
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 127. Includes photo(s).
Comte de Chambord Portland. Moreau and Robert 1860. Description... 10 centimetre (4 inch) wide flowers in the old French style -- flat, sometimes quartered, and filled with petals... rose-pink, usually tinged with lilac... Its name honors the sad and romantic grandson of Charles X who refused the crown of France and died in exile...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 105.
Portland (OGR), pink blend, 1860, Robert & Moreau. Flowers pink tinted lialac, very full, flat; very fragrant; vigorous, erect growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 78. Includes photo(s).
Comte de Chambord Portland. Parentage: 'Baronne Prévost' x Portland Rose. France 1860. Description and cultivation. Surely one of the loveliest of the old roses with large flowers filled with clear rose pink petals and breathing the most delicious rich fragrance...
Book (1993) Page(s) 80, 81. Includes photo(s).
p. 80: Portland. Decription. Flowers: quartered, rich clear pink, Damask fragrance. Repeats well. One of the best and most beautiful of this class. Moreau-Robert (France) 1860.
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Book (1993) Page(s) 82. Includes photo(s).
Page 82: [Photo] A Portland-China cross perhaps. Large leaves. Moreau-Robert (France) 1860. Repeats … often well into autumn. Disease resistant. Height: 5 ft. Good scent.
Page 237: [Photo] Comte de Chambord. Portland. Used by Austin in his breeding programme. Moreau-Robert (France) 1863. ('Baronne Prévost' x 'Portland Rose') Repeats. Height: 120 cm (4 ft.) Good Damask scent.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 21.
Dickerson lists this with the Damask Perpetuals. He says there is some confusion between this variety and 'Mme. Boll'. Based on the information he has found (and presented), Dickerson believes that the rose presently known as 'Comte de Chambord' is actually 'Mme. Boll'.
Book (1992) Page(s) 23.
Portland shrub; deep pink; blooms large, double, quartered; growth bushy, 48 x 36 in (120 x 100 cm); grey green foliage; good scent. 'Baronne Prévost' x 'Portland Rose'. Robert & Moreau 1860.