'Apple Blossom' rose References
Book (2006) Page(s) 268. Includes photo(s).
'Apple Blossom' (Dawson) Rambler. (Hybrid multiflora) No rebloom. Moderate fragrance. Habit -No. 5. Dawson, 1890. Provenance: Beales. Semi-double blush pink flowers with a white eye, fragrant and prolific, this is a very vigorous Rambler that blooms late in the season. We received this from Europe as Burbank's 'Apple Blossom', but believe it to correspond to the Jackson Dawson 'Apple Blossom' ....
Book (1936) Page(s) 30.
Apple Blossom (multiflora) Dawson 1890; Dawson X R. multiflora; ?
Book (1921) Page(s) 173 - 190.
From Official List of American Roses:
"The publication of this list serves as notice in respect of names attached to roses of American origin. Duplications in later introduced varieties are inadmissible, and the American Rose Society will not register such duplications."
at p. 175:
Apple Blossom H. Cl. (Dawson, 189-; not formally introduced.) 29. [American Rose Society Annual for 1916] Dawson X R. multiflora. 31. [Eastern Nurseries, Inc., Holliston, Mass. 1918]
Book (1916) Page(s) 125.
From "List of American Hybridized Roses,"
ROSES HYBRIDIZED BY JACKSON DAWSON
Minnie Dawson, Apple Blossom and Ida are hybrid climbers resulting from Dawson crossed with R. multiflora; not formally introduced.