'Escapade' rose References
Magazine (2000) Page(s) 18. Vol 94, part 1..
Peter Harkness. Favourite Roses for Hedges.
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 225. Includes photo(s).
Escapade (HARpade) Floribunda. Harkness (UK) 1967. Description... Breeder Jack Harkness said that its flowers were so full of nectar that there was usually a bee in almost every bloom... soft mauve-pink semidouble flowers, which have 12 petals, a central boss of yellow stamens and a white eye...
Book (1997) Page(s) 32. Includes photo(s).
A classic hardy, disease-resistant variety with single flowers in shades of pink and mauve.
Book (Jul 1996) Page(s) 26. Includes photo(s).
Escapade Cluster-flowered bush (Floribunda) Harkness (England) 1967 ('Harpade') Description.
Book (1995) Page(s) 50-51. Includes photo(s).
Escapade [the author discusses the rose in depth... it is one of his fifty favorite roses.] large heads of white-centred flowers of a rosy-violet unique among roses... Jack Harkness, its raisers, always considered 'Escapade' his finest rose...
Book (1994) Page(s) 122.
Escapade Description... a sort of rosy violet that softens with age and when fully open shows a distinct white eye...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 164. Includes photo(s).
Escapade (HARpade) Cluster-flowered. Description... Though 'Escapade' has been hailed as one of the great Modern Garden Roses, it has never become a best-seller... a soft color, neither pink nor mauve, paling around the stamens. Jack Harkness 1967. Parentage: 'Pink Parfait' x 'Baby Faurax'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 163.
Escapade® Floribunda, magenta-rose, center white, 1967, (HARpade); 'Pink Parfait' x 'Baby Faurax'; Harkness. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 11. Includes photo(s).
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 226. Includes photo(s).
Escapade Cluster-flowered floribunda. Parentage: 'Pink Parfait' x 'Baby Faurax'. (aka HARpade) England 1967. Description and cultivation... Striking, rose-violet, semi-double flowers with mauve tinges and a white centre...