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'Amadis' rose References
Book  (1947)  Page(s) 95.  
 
Amadis (Boursault) produces upon thornless stems clusters of semi-double purplish-red flowers early in the season. Laffay 1829...Vigorous growth. Without Scent. Thin after flowering...June. Hardy.
Website/Catalog  (1938)  Page(s) 11.  
 
Amadis [Alp.] (laffay 27), large, almost full, dark purple-red, very early, thornless, medium growth.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 17.  
 
Amadis (multiflora) ? ? purple-violet, quite large, double, in clusters up to 3, smooth wood
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 17.  
 
Amadis (hybrid alpina) Laffay 1829; crimson, shaded vivid carmine, fades to purple and violet, large, semi-double, cup-form, fine form,; light green branches, shaded white, no prickles; growth 9/10, upright 3-4m., hardy = Crimson Boursault. Sangerhausen
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 100.  
 
Boursault (alpina) Laffay 1829; purple-violet to crimson, somewhat velvety, petal ends white, lightly filled, growth 8/10, climbing; = Amadis; Boursault à fleurs doubles. Sangerhausen

Boursault, Cramoisi (hybrid china) ? ? ; garnet, mottled dark crimson, medium size, double
Book  (1933)  Page(s) 158.  
 
AMADIS. An old Boursault with thornless canes and rather alrge, semi-double, crimson-purple flowers. Extant before 1838.
Book  (1933)  Page(s) 72.  
 
Other varieties existed a hundred years ago, varying in color from purple to white. The old red Boursault, Amadis, was highly regarded. Its large, semi-double, dark crimson flowers were borne in immense clusters.
Website/Catalog  (1914)  Page(s) 43.  
 
Climbing Section.
Amadis (Boursault)... very vigorous. Deep purplish crimson.
Website/Catalog  (1914)  Page(s) 3.  
 
Amadis (alpina) (Laffay 27), large, almost double, dark purple-red, forms magnificent bushes, quite upright
Book  (1910)  Page(s) 230-231.  
 
Amadis ('Crimson') Boursault: flowers deep crimson-purple, shaded more or less with vivid crimson, large and semi-double; form cupped; habit erect; growth vigorous; the young wood of a whitish green. A showy Rose; excellent as a pillar for distant effect.
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