'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. 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.