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'Garden Party' rose References
Book  (Aug 2002)  Page(s) 42.  
Garden Party
Hybrid Tea 1959
Rated 8.0
Book  (Feb 1997)  Page(s) 75.  
The most ubiquitous rose of the year [1960]is not orange; it has “creamy tones with a subtle kiss of pink at the edge of each flaring petal.” The name is Garden Party, and it is the All-America Rose of the Year. Garden Party, a hybrid of 'Peace' and 'Charlotte Armstrong', can be seen in almost every rose catalogue but is best presented in that of the firm that bred it -- the Armstrong Nurseries, Ontario, California.
Book  (Mar 1995)  Page(s) 10, 11.  Includes photo(s).
Page 10: Garden Party Description and cultivation tips... ivory shading to palest yellow and tinged with lilac pink...
Page 11: [PHOTO]
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 186, 187.  Includes photo(s).
Page 186: Garden Party Large-flowered. Description... a worthy descendant of 'Peace'... flowers: ivory and palest pink -- the 'Peace' colors but more delicate. Parentage: 'Charlotte Armstrong' x 'Peace'
Page 187: [PHOTO]
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 200.  
Hybrid Tea, white, 1959, 'Charlotte Armstrong' x 'Peace'; Swim; Armstrong Nursery. Bud urn-shaped; flowers pale yellow to white, often tinged light pink, double (28 petals), high-centered to cupped, large (4-5 in.); slightly fragrant; foliage semi-glossy; vigorous, bushy, well-branched growth.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 150.  Includes photo(s).
A tall-growing healthy Hybrid Tea. Swim (USA) 1959. ('Charlotte Armstrong' x 'Peace') Flowers continuously. Height: 120 cm (4 ft.) Scented.
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 133.  Includes photo(s).
Garden Party Description.
Book  (Jun 1986)  Page(s) 418.  
Garden Party Description... a popular exhibition variety... White with light pink edge... Disease resistant but needs protection from mildew. Winter hardy.
Book  (1967)  Page(s) 78.  Includes photo(s).
Garden Party (H.T., Armstrong 1959) - Very beautiful variety, remarkable in every aspect, she received a Gold medal at the international competition of Paris-Bagatelle in 1959.
Book  (1966)  Page(s) 123.  
Roy and Heather Rumsey, Dural NSW.  Our Twelve Best Sellers.
Garden Party Another lovely pastel rose with big creamy flowers edged with pale pink. A bowl of these in "their most perfect phase" is really something, and obviously everybody requires some of these restful colours around them.
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