'Belle de Londres ®' rose References
Book (1994) Page(s) 208. Includes photo(s).
Book (Oct 1993) Page(s) 23. Includes photo(s).
Book (Jul 1993) Page(s) 86.
Compassion Description... Well-shaped Hybrid Tea flowers... salmon-pink tinted with apricot-orange...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 104.
Large-flowered climber, orange-pink, 1972, ('Belle de Londres'); 'White Cockade' x 'Prima Ballerina'; Harkness, 1973. Flowers salmon pink shaded apricot, double (36 petals), large blooms borne singly or in 3's; sweet fragrance; foliage large, dark; large, rediish prickles; medium, budhy growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 155. Includes photo(s).
Compassion ('Belle de Londres') Synstylae. Parentage: 'White Cockade' x 'Prima Ballerina'. England 1973. Description and cultivation... double flowers of soft apricot blushed over with coppery-pink leaving an apricot glow to show through...
Book (1993) Page(s) 122. Includes photo(s).
('Compassion', 'Belle de Londres') A climbing Hybrid Tea. A strong, healthy grower it is a superb rose in every way. Harkness (Britain) 1974. ('White Cockade' x 'Prima Ballerina')
Book (1992) Page(s) 23.
('Belle de Londres') Large-flowered Climber; pink shaded apricot; blooms large, double; growth stiff, branching, 10 x 8 ft (3 x 2.5 m) or if pruned hard as a shrub, 5 x 5 ft (1.5 x 1.5 m); large dark leaves; good scent. 'White Cockade' x 'Prima Ballerina'. Harkness 1973.
Book (1988) Page(s) 146-147. Includes photo(s).
Compassion Climbing Hybrid Tea. Description.
Website/Catalog (1986) Page(s) 48.
Compassion. (Modern Climber) Dark green, glossy foliage, vigorous growth. Shapely, high centred flowers of apricot and copper with yellow highlights and pink shading. Scented. 1974. P. (R) 10 x 6’.
Magazine (Jul 1975) Page(s) 38.
International Rose Novelty Competition in Baden-Baden 1975
...The roses of the year 1973 came to final judging after three trial years...
Bed No. 106 Climbing, 'Compession' [sic] (Harkness England)...Gold and Special Prize of the Casino Baden-Baden