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'William Allen Richardson' rose References
Book  (Feb 2009)  Page(s) 69.  Includes photo(s).
‘William Allen Richardson’: jaunes et à dominante jaune – Les rosiers noisette. Parents: Mutation de ‘Rêve d’Or’. Obtenteur: Veuve Ducher, 1878. Hauteur: de 3 à 4m. C’est une variété relativement rustique qui, lorsqu’on a de la chance de la cultiver sous un climat privilégié, garde son feuillage en hiver... Sa teinte s’accorde admirablement à des murs enduits d’un torchis ocré et se révèle merveilleuse avec des fleurs bleu clair. Description et conseils.
Article (magazine)  (Jun 2002)  Page(s) 46.  
William Allen Richardson Noisette 1878... yellowish apricot flowers about 3 in across, with a light fragrance... The French raiser, the Widow Ducher, named this rose for 'a rich American fancier' from Kentucky who corresponded with her.
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 630.  Includes photo(s).
‘William Allen Richardson’ = Ancien – Noisette – tons jaunes, remontant. Bien remontant, ce grimpant au feuillage reste très prisé. Zones 7-9. Ducher, France, 1878. Semis de ‘Rêve d’Or’.
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 87.  
William Allen Richardson Noisette Climber... double quartered apricot yellow flowers with pale petal edges... Sport of 'Rêve d'Or'. The widow Ducher, France 1878, named this for a favoured customer, "a rich, American fancier" from Kentucky, 1819-1892.
Book  (Nov 1994)  Page(s) 162.  
William Allen Richardson Ducher (France) 1878. A sport from 'Rêve d'Or'. Description... intense orange/yolk-yellow colouring, quickly fading to near white in sunny weather...
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 640.  
William Allen Richardson Noisette, orange-yellow, usually white at edges, 1878, 'Rêve d'Or' seedling; Ducher. Description.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 100.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 86.  Includes photo(s).
A Noisette. Ducher (France) 1878. A sport of 'Rêve d'Or'.
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 225.  
William Allen Richardson Ducher, 1878. Noisette. Sport of 'Rêve d'Or'. [Author cites information from many different sources, including the following that appeared in the Royal National Rose Society's Rose Annual, and was written by a nephew of W.A. Richardson: William Allen Richardson was born in New Orleans, La., on Feb. 20, 1819. When he was but two years old his father moved to Lexington, Ky., where he resided until his death, in October, 1892... much interested in the cultivation and porpagation of Roses. He imported a good many, and in this way became acquainted by correspondence with Madame Ducher.]
Website/Catalog  (1982)  Page(s) 40.  
William Allen Richardson (Noisette Climber) Medium size, fully double flowers of buff to apricot. Free flowering and vigorous. Needs a sheltered, warm position to give of its best.  1878 (R) 12 x 8’.
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