'Reine France' rose References
Website/Catalog (1981) Page(s) 4.
Hybrid Tea roses. 'Reine France'. Clear pink to salmon with outer edge of pink. Free flowering and fragrant.
Book (1977) Page(s) 140.
Dr. A. S. Thomas, Victoria. Some New Ones.
Reine France HT. (Delbard). Big shapely flowers of deep pink colouring and good form. Vigorous - a notable feature of most of Delbard's roses.
Book (1976) Page(s) 141.
Dr. A. S. Thomas, Victoria. Vintage New Cultivars.
Reine France HT. (Delbard 1973). I am fairly certain that this is the cultivar to which I gave most points when judging at Bagatelle (Paris) in June, 1973. Extremely vigorous with big show blooms in deep pink and salmon colouring. Very fine.
'Reine France' (HT). NEW. Very large flowers of deep pink to salmon, long lasting and attractive. Excellent growth, sturdy and with long stems.
[From an undated Dawson's center liftout advertisement in a Perth, WA newspaper presumed to be from c1976]
Website/Catalog (1975) Page(s) 16.
Novelty Roses of 1975. 'Reine France' (HT). Delbard, 1974. A fancy clear deep pink shaded salmon, of good form with very large double full blooms.....Very fragrant. .
Magazine (Apr 1974) Page(s) 8.
'Reine France' HT (Delbard). Clear deep pink to salmon, very full large flowers. The outline of the bloom is dependably rounded, and the petals evenly placed, the centre is frequently as desired by exhibitors and he blooms are always attractive and long lasting. The growth is nothing short of fantastic, being long stemmed, sturdy, vigorous and free flowering. This attribute is found in many varieties produced by Delbard. Fragrant.
Book (1974) Page(s) 28.
Roy and Heather Rumsey, NSW. New Roses.
Reine France HT. (Delbard). Very large blooms of deep pink with a salmon hue. This variety is quite the most vigorous plant one could ever hope to have in the garden. Naturally the stems are long and strong, and the blooms are fragrant with thirty or so petals.