'Dorothy Perkins' rose References
Book (May 1992) Page(s) 315.
Dorothy Perkins Jackson & Perkins (USA) 1902. R. wichuraiana x 'Gabriel Luizet'. A very famous rose... colourful cascades of clear pink flowers with the occasional almost white bloom among the cluster. Foliage... bright, glossy dark green...
Book (1988) Page(s) 89. Includes photo(s).
Book (1953) Page(s) 67.
Dorothy Perkins - 14
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 14.
Rosa Wichurana. Dorothy Perkins (Perkins 02). Extra beautiful, salmon-pink, very fragrant, double, large clusters, late-blooming, often until September, decorative and forcing rose. For pyramids, fences and weeping standards, susceptible to mildew depending on location
Book (1936) Page(s) 554.
Perkins, Dorothy (hybrid wichurana) Jackson & Perkins 1902; R. Wich. X Mme. Gab. Luizet; tender salmon-pink, ages to darker, 5 cm., well double, flat, ruffled petals, very lasting, hanging clusters of 20-60, fragrance 5/10, once-blooming, slight repeat, late-blooming, small glossy dark green foliage, slim branches, growth 9/10, climbing, 3-5 m., hardy. World rose. Sangerhausen
Website/Catalog (1935) Page(s) 7.
Rosiers Grimpants à grandes végétation... Dorothy Perkins.- Fleur d'un beau rose vif, très belle variété.
Article (misc) (1935) Page(s) 109, 110, 111.
p. 109: There are also dozens of sports and seedlings of Dorothy [Perkins] p. 109: (Dorothy Dennison, Elizabeth Zeigler, Jean Girin, Lady Godiva, Mme. Auguste Nonin, Christian Curle, and Petit Louis are a few of them, some a little lighter in color, some a shade or two darker, some blooming a week or so earlier, others a few days later, but most of them so much like the original...
p. 110: [on Cape Cod, what looks like Dorothy Perkins is probably Lady Gay] as Walsh's nursery, where it originated, is near here...
p. 111: Lady Gay is a perfect understudy for Dorothy Perkins
Website/Catalog (1925) Page(s) 20.
Dorothy Perkins.—An imusually profuse bloomer, giving large clusters of clear rose pink, double flowers, which are very lasting. It is a strong grower and very hardy. A very valuable rose.
Magazine (1918) Page(s) 6.
Dorothy Perkins....pure pink
Website/Catalog (1917) Page(s) 41.
Hardy Climbing and Trailing Roses
Dorothy Perkins. — A charming and very valuable rose of American origin, producing clear, shell pink, double Roses in clusters that are very lasting. It is a strong grower, very hardy and a marvelously profuse bloomer. Being superior to the Pink Rambler and of the same color, I have discarded the last-named variety.