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'Bertha Gorst' rose References
Book  (1940)  Page(s) 17, 19.  
Page 17: G. Beckwith & Son, Hoddesdon, Herts, England ['Bertha Gorst']
Page 19: Bertha Gorst Hybrid Tea. (Beckwith, 1933)... fiery crimson-cerise, gold base, bronze veins on reverse...
Website/Catalog  (1937)  Page(s) 43.  
New Roses 1936.  Bertha Gorst (HT.  G. Beckwith & Son  1933) F. 3.  A sport from 'Autumn' with larger blooms of crimson cerise.  Moderate growth and semi-double flowers. A.H.M.Mts.P.S. 
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 30.  
Harry H. Hazlewood.  The New Roses of 1936. 
Bertha Gorst, sent out by Beckwith, is a sport of 'Autumn',  but with larger, very attractive blooms of twenty-five petals. The colour is crimson cerise, but as flowered here there is a coppery shading.
Website/Catalog  (1936)  Page(s) 36.  
New Roses 1936.  Bertha Gorst (HT.  G. Beckwith & Son  1933) Outstanding on account of its striking colour and fragrance. ‚ÄčOpen flower fiery crimson-cerise with gold at base of petals.  Growth vigorous and healthy with strong perfume.  4/- each.
A sport from 'Autumn' but larger, with very pleasing colour. 25 petals.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 308.  
Gorst, Bertha (HT) Beckwith 1933; sport of Autumn; fiery crimson-cherry, base golden, reverse veined bronze, very large, double, strong petals, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, good autumn-bloom, strong stems, bronze-green foliage, growth 7/10, upright.
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