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'Countess of Stradbroke' rose References
Book  (5 Apr 2010)  
'Countess of Stradbroke' Cl HT, dr, 1928, Clark, A.; bud ovoid; flowers dark glowing crimson, well-shaped, very large, dbl., globular, borne singly or in small clusters, intense fragrance; free, recurrent bloom; foliage rich green, wrinkled; vigorous growth. [Walter C. Clark × unknown]. Introductions: Hazlewood Bros.
Magazine  (Feb 2010)  Page(s) Vol 22, No. 1.  
John Nieuwesteeg: 'Countess of Stradbroke' came from Tom Garnett's Garden of St. Erth in Blackwood, Victoria.
Book  (2010)  Page(s) 73.  Includes photo(s).
Lady Helena Rous (nee Fraser), 3rd Countess of Stradbroke……
Book  (2008)  Page(s) 240.  
‘Countess of Stradbroke’. Fragrant red climbing HT. Alister Clark, Australia, 1928. [Named for] Henrietta Violet, Countess of Stradbroke (d. 1947) whose husband the third Earl was Governor of Victoria from 1921 to 1926.
Newsletter  (2004)  Page(s) 17. Vol 13, No. 1.  
Peter Lavings. ….I have a violet sport on ‘Countess Stradbroke; with what appears to be the growth habit of a floribunda.
Book  (2003)  Page(s) 240.  
Countess of Stradbroke. (Clark, introduced by Hazelwood, 1928).
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 180.  Includes photo(s).
‘Countess of Stadbroke’ = See ref Botanica's Roses.
Book  (1999)  Page(s) 11.  Includes photo(s).
Countess of Stradbroke – 1928. Walter C. Clark cross. Large Flowered Climbing rose. Ovoid bud. Large double, fragrant, dark crimson red flowers, repeating. Green to grey foliage. Moderate prickles. Flower: 25 petals, 90 mm, 1 to 4. Climber: 4m x 2.5m.
Book  (1999)  Page(s) 25.  
Countess of Stradbroke. Clark. Australia, 1928. Climber. Red. (Available from): Cottage, Country Farm, Duncan, Golden Vale, Hedgerow, Honeysuckle, Lyn Park, Melville, Mistydown, Nieuwesteeg, Rose Arbour, Roses Galore, Spring Park.
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 180.  Includes photo(s).
Countess of Stradbroke. Modern, large-flowered climber, dark red. Repeat-flowering. This free-flowering, dark crimson-red climbing rose is perfect for training up walls. The flowers seem to glow with color, and are large, globular and well shaped. They emerge from coral buds and emit a strong fragrance. Throughout summer, these are borne repeatedly amid the rich green, wrinkled foliage that covers this vigorous plant. ‘Countess of Stradbroke’ can be propagated by budding. Zones 5-9. Clark, Australia, 1928. ‘Walter C. Clark’ x seedling.
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