'Isabella Sprunt' rose References
Booklet (2009) Page(s) 29.
Diploid....Isabella Sprunt, heterozygous loci 83% [Provenance: Antique Rose Emporium]
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 262.
Isabella Sprunt Tea, sulphur-yellow, 1855, 'Safrano' sport; Sprunt. Description.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 48.
Isabella Sprunt ('Isabelle Sprungh') Tea. Sprunt/Buchanan, 1865. Sport of 'Safrano'. [Author cites information from different sources.]
Book (1990) Page(s) 80.
Isabella Sprunt Tea 1867... a sport from 'Safrano'... large, double, sulphur-yellow flowers...
Book (1985) Page(s) 27.
[although it never materialized, Henry Bennett claimed he would produce] the first yellow Hybrid Perpetual [from] a cross between 'Victor Verdier' and 'Isabella Sprunt'...
Book (1936) Page(s) 678.
Sprunt, Isabelle (tea) Sprunt 1866 [Verschaffelt]; sport of Safrano; pale yellow, large, semi-double, center pointed, opens, fragrance 8/10, floriferous, repeats well, growth 7/10
Book (1935) Page(s) 103.
Sport of 'Safrano'
Found by Rev. J.M. Sprunt (an American clerical gardener)
... [a] sulphur-yellow, clear-colored sport [of 'Safrano'... Sprunt] named it 'Isabella Sprunt' for his daughter
Magazine (17 Jun 1911) Page(s) 290.
The Parentage of Roses.
The following list of the world's Roses and their parentage has been compiled by Mr. Robert Daniel, 38 Russell Road. Fishponds, Bristol, and by his kind permission we are enabled to publish it...
Isabella Sprunt... Tea, Verschaffeldt, 1866, Sport Safrano
Book (1906) Page(s) 171.
James Sprunt, Bengal, 1858, and Isabella Sprunt, Yellow Tea, 1865, two good varieties for many years; very popular; both raised by Rev. James Sprunt, Kenansville, N. C.
Book (1905) Page(s) 1905.
Isabella Sprunt, Tea Rose (sport from "Safrano," Verschaffelt, 1867). large, semi-double, sulphur-yellow. Very strong-growing, and free-flowering until the autumn. Flowers in clusters, soon over; exquisite when half-open.