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'Precious Platinum' rose References
Website/Catalog  (2008)  Page(s) 17.  Includes photo(s).
Article (magazine)  (Jun 2000)  Page(s) 40.  
In the Gardens of the Rose at St. Albans, Warm Wishes has replaced 'Precious Platinum'.
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 66-67.  Includes photo(s).
One of Rayford Reddell's choices for its cut-flowers... blossoms of 'Precious Platinum' are precious indeed; they not only last an eternity, they reach gigantic proportions before they call it a day. They also retain their cardinal-red color well throughout maturity...
Book  (Jul 1996)  Page(s) 28.  Includes photo(s).
Precious Platinum Large-flowered bush (Hybrid Tea) Dickson (Northern Ireland) 1974. ('Opa Pötscke', 'Red Star') Description.
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 66.  
Precious Platinum ('Opa Pötschke', 'Red Star') Large-flowered (Hybrid Tea0 bush. Description. Flowers: bright crimson scarlet. Parentage: 'Red Planet' x 'Franklin Engelmann'. Dickson (N. Ireland) 1974. Named for Johnson Matthey, metal refiners.
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 332.  Includes photo(s).
Precious Platinum Large-flowered. Description... It is one of the best of all red roses...
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 467.  
Hybrid Tea, medium red, 1974, ('Opa Pötschke'; 'Red Star'); 'Red Planet' x 'Franklin Englemann'; Dickson of Hawlmark. Flowers cardinal-red, full, high-centered, medium to large; slightly fragrant; foliage glossy, leathery
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 206.  Includes photo(s).
Precious Platinum Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Red Planet' x 'Franklin Engelmann'. (aka 'Red Star', 'Opa Pötschke') Northern Ireland 1974. Description and cultivation... flowers: bright cirmson... a good rose for cutting and exhibition...
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 170.  Includes photo(s).
('Precious Platinum', 'Red Star', 'Opa Pötschke') A healthy, bushy Hybrid Tea. Dickson (Northern Ireland) 1974. ('Red Planet' x 'Franklin Englemann')
Book  (1990)  Page(s) 63.  
Ted Phillips, Rosanna, Victoria.  Some of the Darker Reds and Others.  
PrecIous Platinum A good name wasted. A big plant with too few flowers, most of which are just ugly.
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