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'James Sprunt' rose References
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 232.  
 
James Sprunt China. Sprunt, 1858. Sport of 'Cramoisi Supérieur'. The author cites information from different sources... Carmine-red, just the same as its parent, but fuller and larger... cherry red... Rev. James M. Sprunt, D.D., a Presbyterian clergyman of Kenansville, North Carolina, divided some strong plants of 'Agrippina' ['Cramoisi Supérieur']. Afterwards he observed a single shoot from one of these plants growing vigorously without flowers or branches; it grew over fifteen ft [ca. 5 m] before it showed any flower buds, the rest of the plant retaining its normal characteristics... The flowers... are somewhat larger and fuller than 'Agrippina'...
Book  (1990)  Page(s) 70.  
 
James Sprunt China. 1858... a climbing sport of 'Cramoisi Supérieur'... small, double, scarlet-crimson flowers...
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 678.  
 
Sprunt, James (china) Sprunt 1858 [Henderson]; sport of Agrippina; crimson, medium size, double, floriferous, growth 7/10. = Climb. Cramoisi supérieur.
Website/Catalog  (1917)  Page(s) 74.  
 
Climbing Tea and Noisette Roses
These are the Roses which make such a glorious display in the warmer sections of the country, covering porches, pergolas and trellises with their handsome foliage and gorgeous flowers.  Those marked H. will be found hardy even in the coldest climate if given protection during the winter, while those marked M. H. are moderately hardy and especially valuable for open-ground culture south of Philadelphia and in California.
James Sprunt.  Moderately Hardy. — Deep cherry-red, double.
Website/Catalog  (1915)  Page(s) 46.  
 
The Rose is at home in the South, where we can produce flowers cf all kinds nearly the year around...
James Sprunt.  Bengal.  Splendid climber, with very full, cherry-red flowers.
Magazine  (17 Jun 1911)  Page(s) 290.  
 
The Parentage of Roses.
The following list of the world's Roses and their parentage has been compiled by Mr. Robert Daniel, 38 Russell Road. Fishponds, Bristol, and by his kind permission we are enabled to publish it...
James Sprunt... Crimson China, Sprunt, 1858, Sport Cramoisie Supérieure
Website/Catalog  (1911)  Page(s) 27.  
 
Climbers. James Sprunt. Rich scarlet crimson, large and full, blooms in clusters; want sunny, warm situation to open well.
Website/Catalog  (1910)  Page(s) 28.  
 
The Ever-blooming Climbing Roses.
Climbing Roses are of great utility in beautifying porches, fences, arbors, etc.
Price: 30 cents each; $2.50 per 12; $30.00 per 100.
James Sprunt.  Bright crimson flowers, medium size, double; bush strong grower; an old, well-known variety.
Book  (1906)  Page(s) 171.  
 
James Sprunt, Bengal, 1858, and Isabella Sprunt, Yellow Tea, 1865, two good varities for many years; very popular; both raised by Rev. James Sprunt, Kenansville, N. C.
Booklet  (1904)  Page(s) 18.  
 
James Sprunt (China) Sprunt '56. Velvety-crimson; large, full, globular; a good crimson climber; mildew-proof foliage. Vig. Gdn. Dec.
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