'William Jesse' rose References
Book (Apr 2001) Page(s) 96.
William Jesse (Attrib.) ('California Malton') Hybrid Perpetual. Found in the Santa Rosa Cemetery.
Book (2001) Page(s) 385-386.
[William Jesse] (Laffay, 1838), Hybrid Bourbon, [Author cites information from several sources] From Curtis: 'William Jesse' was sent out as a hybrid china rose, 1838, but after being cultivated a few seasons in the country, it commenced blooming in autumn, and has continued to do so ever since.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 115.
William Jesse Hybrid Bourbon. Laffay 1838. [Author cites information from several sources] From Curtis: raised by Mons Laffay, and named in honor of his friend Mr. Jesse, of London, brother to the well known naturalist, Edward Jesse...
Book (1936) Page(s) 372.
Jesse, William (hybrid china) Laffay 1850; dark purple-crimson, marbled lilac, very large, double, growth 7/10
Book (1935) Page(s) 178.
William Jesse Laffay 1840, light crimson, tinged with purple, very large, very double, cupped, magnificent. Uncertain in autumn.
Book (1899) Page(s) 180.
William Jesse, Hybride de Bengale, Laffay, 1850, cramoisi et lilas
Book (1885) Page(s) Vol. 2, p. 353.
Hyb. Beng. William Jesse. LAFFAY 1850. Fleur très grande, pleine, très bien faite; coloris cramoisi foncé et lilas.
Book (1882) Page(s) 37.
William Jesse... Variété recommandée pour l'ornement des jardins. Hybride de Chine. Laffay. 1850 Cramoisi rosé. Fleur grande. Plante vigoureuse.
Book (1882) Page(s) 290.
William Jesse, free [growth], H.R., Laffay, 1840. Red, suffused with violet, in the way of Pius the Ninth. An undesirable sort.
Book (1880) Page(s) Annex, p. 134.
hybrid china, hybrid perpetual, William Jesse, purple-crimson with lilac, very large and very well double, magnificent.