'Duke of Edinburgh' rose References
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 211. Includes photo(s).
Duke of Edinburgh Hybrid Perpetual. Paul (UK) 1868. Description... The deep crimson, full, large blooms are veined with dark red... it looks its best in semi-shade...
Book (Nov 1994) Page(s) 142.
Duke of Edinburgh Hybrid Perpetual. W. Paul (UK) 1868. Description... flowers which occasionally "ball"... Rich crimson-purple with dark red...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 155. Includes photo(s).
Duke of Edinburgh... a fairly typical red Hybrid Perpetual... prone to mildew... William Paul 1868... named for Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, son of Queen Victoria, father of Queen Marie of Romania. Parentage: 'Général Jacqueminot' x unknown.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 147.
Hybrid Perpetual, dark red, 1868, 'General Jacqueminot' x Seedling; Paul. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 119.
Duke of Edinburgh
Botanical grouping: Chinensis
'Général Jacqueminot' x unknown
... Formerly a lanky grower, this rose appears to have lost vigour, and makes a small bushy shrub... clear scarlet blushing to crimson... Recurrent during summer... Requires rich soil if it is to bloom successfuly... prune back at the end of the flowering season...
Book (1993) Page(s) 98.
(Hybrid Perpetual) Description. Flowers: bright red. Height: 3 ft. Fragrant. Repeats well. A hybrid of 'Général Jacqueminot'. George Paul (England) 1868.
Book (1993) Page(s) 91, 94. Includes photo(s).
Hybrid Perpetual. Paul (Britain) 1868. A 'Général Jacqueminot' seedling. Repeat flowers well in autumn. Height: 3 ft. Very good scent.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 129.
Duke of Edinburgh Hybrid Perpetual. W. PAul, 1868. Seedling of 'Général Jacqueminot'. [Author cites information from different sources.] Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; lived 1844-1900.
Rich velvety fiery crimson-shaded... orange-scarlet, shaded with carmine, often shaded with maroon... A few blooms may be expected in autumn... should be lightly pruned...
Article (website) (1982) Page(s) 15.
Duke of Edinburgh (Hybrid Perpetual). Shapely, scarlet-crimson flowers of ample size held on an erect, robust plant. Scented. 1868. (C) 4 x 3’.
Book (1958) Page(s) 288.
PAUL. Paul & Son (George Paul), Cheshunt, Herts, England.....Duke of Edinburgh...