'Officinalis' rose References
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 20, 22.
Page 20: Officinalis Properly cultivated, it often serves as a ground cover.
Page 22: Officinalis Gallica. Description. The oldest and the most famous of the Gallica roses...
Website/Catalog (Jun 1998) Page(s) 26. Includes photo(s).
Book (May 1998) Page(s) 54. Includes photo(s).
Rosa gallica officinalis ('Common Provins Rose') Description... Flowers semi-double, notable for their size and fine purplish-red... Although a native of Southern France, this rose seems to dislike too warm a site in our gardens. The soil in which it is grown affects the size of the blooms. This is the rose grown principally for use in pharmacy -- from it is made syrup and conserve. No species of rose has produced more numerous descendants than the French or Provins Rose...
Magazine (1998) Page(s) 114. Vol 92, part 4.
D. Mike Clarke. The Legend of Provins.....
Book (1997) Page(s) 9, 137. Includes photo(s).
Page 9: [Photo]
Page 137: [Photo] (R. gallica officinalis, 'Apothecary's Rose', 'Red Rose of Lancaster', 'Rose of Provins', 'Double French Rose') Description and vital statistics. "After a good summer, when fully ripe, the small, oval hips are attractive in the autumn.
Book (1997) Page(s) 18.
Among the best of the old roses for small gardens. It makes a superb mass planting or low hedge.
Book (1997) Page(s) 39.
Apothecary's Rose can be grown in dappled shade
Article (newsletter) (1997) Page(s) 44.
One of a number of old French Gallica roses from the 180ss which were considered nearly thornless
Book (Oct 1996) Page(s) 40.
R. gallica officinalis ('The Apothecary's Rose') Gallica. Description... Deep pink to light red, loose semi-double flowers with prominent yellow stamens...
Book (Sep 1996) Page(s) 86, 102. Includes photo(s).
Page 86: [Photo with companion plants]
Page 102: [Photo]