'Perfume Delight' rose References
Book (2007) Page(s) 384.
Perfume Delight, HT, mp, 1973, Swim & Weeks, [Peace X (Happiness X Chrysler Imperial) X El Capitan)] .. description
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 442.
Perfume Delight Hybrid Tea, medium pink, 1973, 'Peace' x (('Happiness' x 'Chrysler Imperial') x 'El Capitan'); Weeks. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 204. Includes photo(s).
Perfume Delight Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Peace' x [('Happiness' x 'Chrysler Impeial') x 'El Capitan'] USA 1973. Description and cultivation. Flowers: double blooms of deepest rose pink... a good cutting rose... a good exhibition rose...
Book (May 1992) Page(s) 398. Includes photo(s).
Perfume Delight Hybrid Tea. Weeks (USA) 1973... deep clear pink...
Book (1977) Page(s) 85.
Roy and Heather Rumsey, NSW. New Roses.
Perfume Delight (Weeks). A very hardy, free flowering rose, as are all A.A.R.S. winners, though most of them lack form as we look for it. A fairly deep but attractive pink, double flowers and, of course, a very nice fragrance.
Book (1974) Page(s) 1. Includes photo(s).
Perfume Delight Perfume is not the only asset of this 1974 AARS winner, the only Hybrid Tea chosen for 1974. The vigorous well-branched, medium tall plant is covered with large, deep green, leathery leaves that blanket the strong, stiff canes. First appearing as long, pointed, classic tea rose buds on long, strong stems, the true clear, deep pink blooms gradually unfold to high-centered beauties which hold well as cut flowers. It’s real effectiveness, however, is in plantings where its fragrance can greet and charm visitors and passersby. ‘Perfume Delight’ was hybridized by Swim and Weeks and introduced by the Conard-Pyle Co