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'City of York' rose References
Book  (2008)  Page(s) 72, 74.  Includes photo(s).
Mathias Tantau senior 'Direktor Benschop' (1945) ..a cross of 'Dorothy Perkins' x 'Professor Gnau'. ...known as 'City of York' in anglo-saxon countries...a once-blooming hybrid wichuraiana....many cream-white, semi-double blooms...dark green foliage...good hardiness for a yellow climber...500 cm.
Book  (Aug 2002)  Page(s) 13.  
City of York (1945)
Rated 8.6
Book  (2002)  Page(s) 34.  
Rated 8.6
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 166.  Includes photo(s).
‘City of York’ /Direktör Benschop’ = Avec sa forte vegetation qui l’apparente aux rosiers lianes, ce robuste grimpant se plaît mieux sur pergola ou sur treillage que sur un mur… beau feuillage vert franc, sain et vernissé… Ce festival au parfum léger dure 3 semaines environ. Tantau, Allemagne, 1945.
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 297.  
Direktor Benschop ('City of York') Wichuraiana. Tantau, 1939. 'Professor Gnau' (HT) x 'Dorothy Perkins' (W)... white
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 166.  Includes photo(s).
City of York ('Direktör Benschop') Large-flowered Climber. Tantau, Germany, 1945. 'Professor Gnau' x 'Dorothy Perkins'... its growth habit is more similar to a Rambler than a climber... leathery, glossy green foliage... large clusters of up to 15 fragrant, creamy white flowers... named for the city in Pennsylvania
Book  (Mar 1995)  Page(s) 95.  Includes photo(s).
City of York ('Direktör Benschop') Climber. Tantau (Germany) 1945. Description... creamy white, exceptionally healthy, winter hardy... named for York, Pennsylvania, a town near the headquarters of its American introducer, Conard-Pyle Roses... Only thirteen roses have won the American Rose Society's Gold Medal Certificate for Outstanding Performance over a five year period. 'City of York' is the only climber among them...
Book  (Nov 1994)  Page(s) 239.  
City of York Tantau, Germany, 1945... the Rosa wichuraiana in 'Dorothy Perkins' accounts for the general appearance, and this glossy-leaved vigorous rose may be likened to 'Albéric Barbier', but has larger, semi-double, cupped flowers of creamy white...
Book  (Mar 1994)  Page(s) 96, 97.  Includes photo(s).
Page 96: Direktor Benschop ('City of York') Climber. Tantau 1945. Description and vital statistics... creamy white, blooms very heavily but only once... may require winter protection...
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Book  (1994)  Page(s) 155.  Includes photo(s).
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