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'Pinta' rose References
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 457.  
 
Pinta Hybrid Tea, creamy white, 1973, 'Ena Harkness' x 'Pascali'; Beales. Description.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 206.  
 
Pinta Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Ena Harkness' x 'Pascali'. england 1973. Description and cultivation. Flowers: creamy white and very fragrant with the scent of eglantine. A good rose for exhibition... susceptible to rust...
Book  (May 1992)  Page(s) 37.  
 
[Peter Beales' first rose was] 'Pinta' in 1973, a shapely, smallish-flowered creamy-white with Sweet Briar perfume. It came as a big surprise since, at the time, [Beales] was seeking a red.
Website/Catalog  (1982)  Page(s) 47.  
 
Pinta This rose fills a gap amongst the white roses. Although classified as a H.T. because of its parentage and shape of flower, It would undoubtedly be at home amongst the floribundas with its quantity and continuity of bloom. The colour, a unique blend of pure white to creamy yellow is not hard on the eye as are so many whites. Although the size of each bloom is not large, it has a perfect bud, with a very lovely scrolling effect as it unfolds. The scent, especially in the evening, is distinctly sweet briar. The growth is medium/short with healthy, leathery, dark green foliage. Medium. Beales 1973 
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