'Lord Stair' rose References
Book (1936) Page(s) 678.
Stair, Lord (HT) T. Smith 1930; crimson-scarlet, velvety reflexes, large, lightly filled, high-centered, lasting, solitary, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, long strong stems, growth 7/10, upright, well-branched, hardy. Sangerhausen
Website/Catalog (1932) Page(s) 41.
New Roses 1932. Lord Stair (HT. Thos. Smith & Sons 1930). Bud large, long pointed; flower large, double, full, high centred, very lasting, fragrant, crimson scarlet with velvety sheen, borne singly on long, strong stem. Dark green, leathery, disease resistant foliage; vigorous and upright growth; profuse and continuous bloomer. 4/- each.
Foliage seems weak. 16 petals. May improve.