'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 (1938) Page(s) 12.
Bertha Gorst (Hybrid Tea... Fiery orange cerise with gold at base of petals. Long pointed bud. Free and continuous. Highly perfumed. Vigorous upright habit. Healthy foliage. Introduced 1933.
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. Open 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.