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California nursery (1932)  Includes photo(s).
 
Duchess of Athol H. T. (Dobbie, 1928) The coloring of this rose when open is like that of a beautifully ripened peach. The large, globular buds are bronzy orange; the thick-petalled, double flowers of apricot and gold flushed with rose are borne in great profusion. Foliage is dark bronzy green and remarkably mildew-proof. We like it very much.

The American Rose Magazine (May 1937)  Page(s) vol. 2, no. 3, p. 30.  
 
Yellow Radiance? White Radiance?
Pretty soon the popularity of Radiance started two things: hybridization to get other colors, and hopes for sports. The sport occurrence is not rare, and a White Radiance was soon reported from Miami, which investigation proved to be a fake. Then came a Texas report, and White Radiances from all over, the last and worst of them having been run down within a few months as nothing more or less than a Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria renamed, despite its total difference of habit, shape, and general character.

The rose-swindler will keep busy with Radiance, but it may be assumed that until the American Rose Society's Registration Committee has accepted any rose as a White Radiance, or a Yellow Radiance, "there ain't no such animile." This is said with much confidence and assertion, because registrations which have been offered by sincere, honest members of the Society, first for Yellow Radiance and then for White Radiance, were withdrawn when it was found that the parentage was not as claimed.

The Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentleman (30 Jul 1874)  Page(s) 95.  
 
M. André writes as follows in the "Illustration Horticole":....
The Banksian Rose presents three varieties—namely, White Banksian, producing a profusion of small white flowers, scarcely so large as those of the double-flowered Cherry, and of a most delicious fragrance; Yellow Banksian, with still larger clusters of small, nankeen-yellow, scentless flowers; Chinese Thorny Banksian, flowers less numerous and about three times as large as in the two preceding, and of the most grateful odour. These three forms attain an unsurpassable vigour in this region. In two years one plant will cover an immense wall, the gable of a house, or climb to the top of a tall tree, from which its branches hang like flowery cascades, embalming the air around with a rich perfume during the months of April and May. Now, if these be taken for stocks upon which to bud some of the choicer Teas, Noisettes, and Bourbons, the growth of the latter will be prodigious. The stock should be two years old, having well ripened though still smooth wood. In this way such varieties as Gloire de Dijon, Maréchal Niel, Lamarque, Safrano, Chromatella, Aimee Vibert, Le Pactole, and all the Teas, attain such dimensions as to be no longer recognisable.

New Zealand Rose Annual (2015)  Page(s) 83.  
 
David Kenny.  The Rose in Ireland. 
Sean McCann’s ...Spitfire Paddy (named for a famous Irish pilot in the RAF.)

New Zealand Rose Annual (2015)  Page(s) 73.  
 
Haysen Foulds.  World Rose Convention 2015, Lyon. 
....This event also included the launch of a new rose  ‘Only Lyon’  in the town square below. 

New Zealand Rose Annual (2015)  Page(s) 47.  Includes photo(s).
 
Bev Fletcher, Waikato Rose Society.
Miss Edith Cavell  October 12, 2015 marks the centenary of the execution.....

The Sydney Mail (13 Apr 1921)  Page(s) 25.  
 
'Roses for the Home, the Garden, and the Show' by "Hortus"

For the Garden ... Beauty Inconstant is an awful sufferer from mildew, but its beautiful bit of colour in an off-season for roses claims for it a place.

The Sydney Mail (13 Oct 2019)  Page(s) 25.  
 
"Roses for the Home, the Garden, and the Show" by "Hortus"

For the Garden ... Beauty Inconstant is an awful sufferer from mildew, but its beautiful bit of colour in an off-season for roses claims for it a place.

Roses: In Color and Cultivation (1946)  Page(s) 137.  
 
EARLDOMENSIS (Hybrid of species) is a hybrid of R. Hugonis with R. omeiensis with the peculiar idiosyncrasy of producing wood both thorny and thornless. the flowers, which appear first in late May, are single and of bright yellow. R. earldomensis makes a bush of some six feet in height, which should be left unpruned. Courtney Page 1934. D. TG. NF. Not to be pruned. S. May- June and October. Hardy.

New Zealand Rose Annual (2015)  Page(s) 39.  
 
New Zealand International Rose Trial Ground.  Trial 44.  2012-2014
4873. 67.1. Sombullmo  shr. Somerfield.  Glenavon.  Orange. 
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