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'Madame Elisa de Vilmorin' rose References
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 337.  
Mme. Elisa de Vilmorin Hybrid Perpetual, dark carmine, 1864, ('Mme. Eliza de Vilmorin'); Lévêque. Description.
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 269.  
Mme Elisa de Vilmorin Hybrid Tea. Lévêque, 1864. [Author cites information from different sources. From the Revue Horticole: 'Vilmorin (Mme Elisa). -- wife of Louis Lévêque de Vilmorin, née Bailly, associated with Maison Vilmorin [French seedsmen] from 1860 to 1866. A woman of great culture and intelligence. Produced a notable book Les Fraisiers.]
Book  (May 1992)  Page(s) 392.  
Mme. Eliza de Vilmorin Hybrid Tea. Leveque (France) 1864... One of the first Hybrid Teas... deep carmine...
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 737.  
Vilmorin, Mme. Elisa de (HP) Lévêque 1864; blood-red to scarlet, shaded brown, medium to large, double, autumn-bloomer, hook-like prickles, short branches, growth 7/10. Sangerhausen
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 108.  
Madame Elisa Vilmorin, HR, Lévêque, 1864, écarlate et brun
Website/Catalog  (1880)  Page(s) 239.  
Rosiers Hybrides (remontants)
395. Madame Elisa Vilmorin. — Grande, pleine, beau rose vermillon.
Book  (1880)  Page(s) Annex, p. 78.  
hybrid perpetual. Madame Elise Vilmorin (Lévêque, 1865), dark scarlet-red, shaded brown, large, double, a vigorous Rose blooming until frost, suitable for forcing.
Magazine  (23 Mar 1867)  Page(s) 121.  
"Roses and the frost at Stamford" by Charles Laxton
During the nights of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of January my thermometer registered here, in a walled garden at five feet from the ground, and in the open, 23°, 21°, 22°, and 22° of frost respectively... The snow here froze on the branches, and was three inches deep on the ground.... My list of uninjured (No. 1) may therefore be relied upon as containing only thoroughly hardy sorts.
Hybrid Perpetuals
Madame Elise Vilmorin
Magazine  (1 Nov 1864)  Page(s) 347.  
Leveque et Fils...Madame Eliza Vilmorin. — Very free flowering. A curious Rose, somewhat puckered on the edges. I saw these Roses at Paris in the summer, but I cannot say that I was greatly prepossessed with them.
Magazine  (Nov 1864)  Page(s) 244.  
The New Varieties for 1865.
Hybrid Perpetuals.
41. Madame Elisa Vilmorin (Leveque). — Shrubby, very vigorous, flower very large, full; fine deep red vermilion, clouded brown; very free flowering.
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