'Blairii No. 2' rose References
Book (1994) Page(s) 53-54. Includes photo(s).
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 79. Includes photo(s).
Climbing Bourbon. Parentage unknown (Possibly 'Park's Yellow' x unknown). Blair, 1845. Most desirable climbing rose for an arch or a wall. Flowers: good-sized, fragrant, pink. Flowers sparingly after its lavish first crop.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 53.
Hybrid China (OGR), light pink, 1845, ('Parks' Yellow Tea-scented China' x Hardy rose); Blair. Flowers rosy blush, dbl., large; fragrant; vigorous (up to 15 feet) growth; hardy
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 135-136. Includes photo(s).
Blairii No. 2 Bourbon climber. Parentage unknown. England 1845. Description and cultivation... The blooms on this rose are particularly beautiful. They are large, flattish and pale pink, with deeper shadings towards the centre and have a delightful fragrance...
Book (1993) Page(s) 104. Includes photo(s).
A China hybrid. Blair (Britain) 1845. (A China Rose x 'Tuscany') Flowers mostly in summer with a few later flowers. Susceptible to mildew. Height: 10 ft. Good scent.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 205.
Blairii No. 2 Blair, 1845, Hybrid China, Same parentage as 'Blairii No. 1'. [Author cites several sources, see Source.]
Book (1991) Page(s) 59. Includes photo(s).
A once-flowering Bourbon rose of immense vigour
Book (1991) Page(s) 78-79. Includes photo(s).
Mr. Blair of Stamford Hill, London, c. 1845. Young foliage is coppery. Fragrant. Needs little pruning.
Book (1989) Page(s) 125. Includes photo(s).
Book (1988) Page(s) 76. Includes photo(s).