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'Gloire de Dijon' rose References
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 98.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 28.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 142-143.  Includes photo(s).
One of the all-time favourite Climbers. Jacotot (France) 1853. (A Tea Rose x 'Souvenir de la Malmaison') Some flowers in autumn. Height: 400 cm (13 ft.) Excellent scent.
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 212.  
Gloire de Dijon (translation, 'Dijon's Glory') Jacotot, 1853. Noisette. From 'Desprez à Fleur Jaune' x 'Souvenir de la Malmaison'. [Author cites information from numerous sources. Among the entries, is a passage from the American Rose Annual describing an American soldier's pilgrimmage to the raiser's garden (in 1917) to see the original 'Gloire de Dijon'. Also, an interesting references from The Horticulturalist: Almost an exact resemblance of the Bourbon Rose 'Souvenir de la Malmaison', and, like that fine Rose, it requires dry warm weather to open its flowers in perfection.]
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 51.  
Gloire de Dijon Tea... one of the best-loved climbers since its introduction in 1853... resulted from a cross between a Tea Rose and 'Souvenir de la Malmaison'... In England, it is known as 'Old Glory' and was said to adorn practically every porch in the Isle of Wight.
Article (magazine)  (1988)  Page(s) 61.  Includes photo(s).
The first yellow-blooming european garden roses have been bred as crosses of 'Park's Yellow Tea-scented China'. Unfortunately this rose is no longer available and seems extinct. As oldest hybrid among whose ancestors she is and which is available to us, we have selected 'Gloire de Dijon (Jacotot, 1853). The colouring of her blooms varies strongly varies: often they are brownish-yellow with pink. We can already deduce from this a content of carotenoids and anthocyanides. The analysis indeed found that among anthocyanides there is mostly cyanine and a little chrysanthemine. This suggests a cross with a european garden rose with pink or red blooms. Carotenoids are well represented with 50 mg%. The main amount is still from the colourless representatives; Lycopin and Betacarotene are found only in traces. The main part (21%) of the coloured carotenoids is a reduced Lycopin with 27 instead of the originally 40 carbon atoms and 8 instead of the original 11 conjugated double bonds. Its colour is therefore a light, pure yellow. The total colour of the bloom follows from the play of anthocyanides with the carotenoids.
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 78-79.  Includes photo(s).
Article (misc)  (1954)  Page(s) 38.  
Gloire de Dijon 28 chromosomes.
Website/Catalog  (1938)  Page(s) 21.  
Tea. Gloire de Dijon (Jacotot 53). Climbing, coppery salmon-yellow; hardy, floriferous. Forcing rose.
Book  (1937)  Page(s) 70.  
Gloire de Dijon Tea (Jacotot 1853) [pollen quality] 9% [ploidy] 28
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