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The Makers of Heavenly Roses
(1985)  Page(s) 156.  
[Alec Cocker's] first big success was 'Alec's Red', a cherry red Hybrid Tea with large blooms and rich fragrance. It won the Royal National Rose Society's highest award for a new rose, the President's International Trophy, in 1970, the year of its introduction. [also the story of how this rose got its name.]
(1985)  Page(s) 166.  
[Jack Harkness considered this rose to be one of his best known varieties...]
(1985)  Page(s) 119.  
Alpine Glow ....parentage chart.
(1985)  Page(s) 156.  
Anne Cocker was introduced in 1971, a tall Floribunda with bright little, tight little, vermilion flowers, very long lasting when cut and put in a vase.
(1985)  Page(s) 135.  
Baby Darling is one of the best miniatures
(1985)  Page(s) 132.  
Baby Mine a light yellow bush from the seed of 'Cécile Brunner'
(1985)  Page(s) 128.  
[Francis Meilland] introduced in 1954 a rose which must have stood on the shelves of every flower shop in the world, the long stemmed, bright red, Baccará.
(1985)  Page(s) 28.  
Beauty of Stapleford
[one of Henry Bennett's Pedigree Roses]... deep lilac pink... no scent but plenty of mildew...
(1985)  Page(s) 134.  
Ralph Moore made an important discovery and that was when a Miniature is crossed with a climber, some of the resulting seedlings will also be miniatures and his first successful Miniatures were products of such crosses. Bit o' Sunshine is one.
(1985)  Page(s) 32.  
[Henry Bennett's] las rose [Captain Hayward] had not flowered at the time of his death. His youngest son, Edmund, introduced it in 1893... a crimson Hybrid Perpetual, which was considered a magnificent red and was grown for many years...
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