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'Parks' Yellow Tea-scented China' rose References
Book  (1973)  
....what seems to be the first written reference to a rose appears in a Chinese Herbal of 1578. ... The yellow rose is probably Rosa X odorata ochroleuca, first described by J. Lindley as Rosa indica ochroleuca which he stated had long been ...
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 434.  
Lutescens flavescens (tea) ? ? ; vivid yellow, edges sulphur-yellow, large, double, globular, large petals, long buds, strong branches, growth 7/10 = Jaune; Yellow.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 369.  
Jaune ancienne (tea) ? ? ; vivid light yellow, large, double
Magazine  (1916)  Page(s) 206.  
Interesting to know that the parent form of the yellow Tea roses is Rosa odorata Sweet f. ochroleuca Lindley 1826 "Rehder", which used to be known as Rosa indica f. ochroleuca Lindley.
Magazine  (1915)  Page(s) 221.  
Rosa odorata Sweet f. ochroleuca Rehder n. comb. (R. indica var. ochroleuca Lindley in Trans. Hort. Soc. London, VI. 286. 1826.) This is the parent form of the yellow Tea Roses. The original pale pink Tea rose was imported already 15 years earlier, around 1810.
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 102.  
Lutescens flavescens, thé, jaune, syn. Yellow
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 181.  
Yellow, thé, jaune, syn. lutescens flavescens
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 84.  
Jaune ancienne, thé, jaune vif
Book  (1885)  Page(s) Vol. 2, p. 355.  
Thé. Yellow. (Voir Lutescens).
Book  (1885)  Page(s) 439, vol. 1.  
Tea - Lutescens flavescens jaune yellow Vigorous shrub; strong branches; large, full, globulous flower; remarkably beautiful elongated bud; same shading as Maréchal Niel; colour of the flower is bright yellow, bordered with sulphur yellow; one of the most beautiful old tea roses.
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