'Abraham Darby' rose References
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 82. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (24 Oct 1998) Page(s) 25. Includes photo(s).
Book (1997) Page(s) 2, 17, 25. Includes photo(s).
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Book (1997) Page(s) 37, 60, 61. Includes photo(s).
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Page 60: Abraham Darby Description and cultivation... This popular rose can be grown as a freestanding shrub or, in the right climate zone, as a small climber of up to 10 feet. Cold-hardiness may be a problem in more northern regions, so take appropriate precautions... Flowers can be soft pink with apricot tones in cool seasons and progress to a peachy apricot blend with yellow and cream tones at other times... The fragrance is strong and fruity. the plant covers itself with healthy, large, leathery, deep green foliage and plentiful, large red prickles.
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Book (1996) Page(s) 11.
Abraham Darby (Auscot) Large-flowered shrub... apricot pink double cupped blooms... Named after the Briton who engineered the world's first iron bridge in 1777-79.
Book (1996) Page(s) 31. Includes photo(s).
Abraham Darby (AUScot) Large-flowered shrub... The attraction of this rose is that it combines apricot-pink colour with old-style quartered blooms... Austin 1985
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 159.
Abraham Darby (AUScot) Austin (England) 1985. English Rose. Description... coppery apricot blooms with pink and yellow undertones... the most diesase-resistant of the English Roses Schneider has grown... named for an industrial revolutionary who was famous for building iron bridges in nineteenth-century Britain...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 36. Includes photo(s).
Abraham Darby (AUScot) English Rose. David Austin 1985. Parentage: 'Aloha' x 'Yellow Cushion'. Description... peach-pink and yellow... named for one of the great pioneers of the Industrial Revolution, whose ironworks stood not far from where Mr. Austin's nursery is located...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 33.
Listed under 'AUScot', Shrub, orange pink, 1990, ; 'Yellow Cushion' x 'Aloha'; Austin, David; Delbard, 1985. Flowers pink peach-apricot, cup form, very large; strong fragrance; foliage dark green; vigorous, bushy growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 254. Includes photo(s).
Abraham Darby (AUScot) Modern Shrub. Parentage: 'Aloha' x 'Yellow Cushion' England 1985. Description and cultivation... A delightful, old-fashioned looking rose... The flowers are showy and cup-shaped, apricot-pink with some yellow, and with a rich, fruity fragrance...