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'AUScer' rose References
Book  (2002)  Page(s) 32.  
1981. Rated 8.1
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 158.  Includes photo(s).
‘Chaucer’/AUScer/AUScon: l’un des premiers rosiers anglais… Austin le considère un peu dépassé… fort bel arbuste pour petit jardin, avec ses bouquets légers de fleurs en coupe profonde, d’un rose un peu fané pâlissant sur les bords… fort parfum de myrrhe… feuillage vert mat, sensible à l’oïdium, cache des aiguillons rouges… Austin, 1970.
Website/Catalog  (24 Oct 1998)  Page(s) 24.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1997)  Page(s) 88.  Includes photo(s).
Chaucer Description and cultivation... pale pink flowers... The flowers do bear a strong resemblance to its Gallica parent, 'Duchesse de Montebello'... very prone to mildew... This cultivar was named for Geoffrey Chaucer, the English poet and author of The Canterbury Tales...
Book  (Jul 1996)  Page(s) 142.  
Chaucer [One of the English Rose varieties that has been replaced.] Description... fine, deeply cupped rose-pink flowers of classic Old Rose character... sometimes suffers from mildew...
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 142.  
Varieties That Have Been Superseded.
English Roses have now been available for over twenty-five years and it is inevitable that some varieties in that time have been superseded by more recent introductions. I have no doubt that many people will protest that they have some of these varieties in their gardens, doing well and giving them much pleasure. In such cases, I would certainly recommend that they should retain and enjoy them.
Chaucer has fine, deeply cupped rose-pink flowers of classic Old Rose character. The growth is upright and bushy, with matt-textured leaves of a light to medium green. It sometimes suffers from mildew. 'Chaucer' was one of our earliest introductions. W 90cm (3ft) x H 100cm (3 1/2ft). Breeding 'Duchesse de Montebello' x 'Constance Spry'. Introduced 1970.
Book  (1995)  Page(s) 135.  
Chaucer [at Powis Castle this rose] is underplanted with clumps of Diascia fetcaniensis D. 'Salmon Supreme and Allium karataviense...
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 116, 117.  Includes photo(s).
Page 116: Chaucer English Rose. Parentage: Unnamed seedling x 'Constance Spry'. David Austin 1970. Description... it isrepeat-flowering even though neither of its parents is... full-petalled soft pink flowers...
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Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 89.  
Shrub, medium pink, 1981, Seedling x 'Constance Spry', Austin, David; David Austin Roses, 1970. Bud globular; flowers medium pink, cupped, quartered, blooms borne 1-5 per cluster; very fragrant; foliage medium green; slightly hooked, re dprickles; vigorous, upright, bushy growth.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 258.  Includes photo(s).
Chaucer Modern shrub. Parentage: Seedling x 'Constance Spry'. England 1970. Description and cultivation... The flowers are of medium size, cup-shaped and are a delicate creamy pink. They produce a rich, strong fragrance...
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