'Penelope' rose References
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 147.
Penelope Pemberton (England) 1924. Hybrid Musk. Description... semi-double, very palest pink blooms that fade to white... the most elegant of the hybrid musks. If you do not deadhead, you may not see autumn flowers, but you will get surprisingly attractive orange hips...
Book (1995) Page(s) 151. Includes photo(s).
Book (1994) Page(s) 130. Includes photo(s).
Book (Nov 1993) Page(s) 34, 35. Includes photo(s).
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Page 35: Penelope Hybrid Musks... a favourite of Vita Sackville-West... a soft cream with deeper warm peach tones...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 440.
Penelope Hybrid Musk (Shrub), light pink, 1924, 'Ophelia' x Seedling or possibly with 'William Allen Richardson' or 'Trier'; Pemberton. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 273. Includes photo(s).
Penelope Modern shrub. Parentage: 'Ophelia' x unnamed seedling. England 1924. Description and cultivation... Fragrant flowers are light blush or shell pink, semi-double and cupped... may be prone to mildew...
Book (1993) Page(s) 208. Includes photo(s).
Hybrid Musk with frilly-edged, creamy-pink flowers and pinky-orange buds. Pemberton (Britain) 1924. ('Ophelia' x 'Trier') Flowers continuously. Some mildew. HEight: 180 cm (6 ft.) Width: 150 cm (5 ft.) Slight scent.
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 15.
Penelope (J. H. Pemberton 23). Blooms continuously in bouquets, coral-pink with salmon (saffron). Dark green foliage; musk fragrance, moderate growth, 70-80 cm.
Book (1936) Page(s) 551.
Penelope (hybrid moschata) Pemberton 1924; mother-of-pearl-pink, shaded saffron-yellow, large, semi-double, open, lasting, in clusters of 5-20, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, autumn-bloomer, short stems, growth 6/10, upright, bushy, 1 m. Sangerhausen
Website/Catalog (1925) Page(s) 30.
New Roses 1925. Penelope (Hybrid Musk.) (Pemberton) A perpetual flowering cluster rose. Colour shell pink, shaded saffron. Flowers carried in corymbs. Shrub habit. Handsome dark green foliage. Wood claret colour. Good in autumn. Fragrant musk perfume, 4/· each.
Still another case of duplication. In 1907 Williams sent out a tea rose in Australia, which was exported to America and England. Growers are asked to notice that this variety is a Hybrid Musk and definitely state this on all orders.