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'Star of Persia' rose References
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 173-174.  
Star of Persia Foetida. Pemberton, 1919. From Rosa foetida x 'Trier'. The author cites information from different sources... Bright yellow... Deep yellow... vivid buttercup yellow... bright yellow with golden stamens... bright yellow flowers which do not fade white...
Book  (1997)  Page(s) 121.  
Star of Persia Pemberton (UK) 1919. R. foetida x Trier, An interesting hybrid from Pemberton proving that he explored other avenues of breeding while working on his Hybrid Musks. Tall, vigorous bush, or small climber. Semi-double, bright yellow flowers which, when fully open, display deep golden stamens to effect. Its parent, R. foetida, shows through in its growth habit and foliage. Not often seen these days.
Book  (Nov 1994)  Page(s) 251.  
Star of Persia Pemberton (UK) 1919. Rose foetida x 'Trier'. Description... an attempt to get a really yellow Hybrid Musk, but the result is too near to R. foetida... semi-double brilliant yellow...
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 574.  
Star of Persia Hybrid Foetida, bright yellow, 1919, R. foetida x 'Trier'; Pemberton. Description.
Article (magazine)  (1988)  Page(s) 65.  Includes photo(s).
Several later [after Harisonii] crosses have also resulted in yellow garden roses, which contain the characteristical carotenoids. I will first mention 'Star of Persia' (R. foetida x Trier). The slightly brownish yellow of the curiously formed petals contains approx. 70 mg% carotenoids. Among them are again epoxydes dominant (total of 80% with about half as Violaxanthine). This rose forms however beside this already significant amounts of the reduced carotenoids, among which C27-Lycopinol and others have been detected.
Book  (1981)  Page(s) 409.  
'Star of Persia' HFt. (Pemberton, 1919) R. foetida x 'Trier'. Golden yellow, medium, double, somewhat star-shaped, petals narrow, anthers golden; growth bushy, to 2.5 m/8.3 ft. high; foliage very similar to R. foetida. ARA 1924:104.[ed.?]
Article (misc)  (1960)  Page(s) 108-113.  
Star of Persia - Triploid
Magazine  (1952)  Page(s) 180.  
given us lovely early flowering bushes and climbers such as 'Star of Persia' (1919), 'Rustica' (1929), 'Le Reve' (1923), and the sister seedling we are calling 'Hidcote Yellow.' '
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 558.  
Persia, Star of (hybrid lutea) Pemberton 1919; R. lutea X ? ; glossy golden-yellow, red-yellow stamens, medium size, semi-double, loose strong firm petals, lasting, in clusters of 3-8, free-blooming, smooth branches, glossy dark green foliage, growth 8/10, climbing, 2.50 m. hardy. Sangerhausen
Book  (1933)  Page(s) 216.  
STAR OF PERSIA. Rev. J. H. Pemberton, 1919. Moderately vigorous climber, generally classed as a hybrid of Rosa foetida. It bears large, single or semi-double, bright yellow flowers which do not fade white. The foliage is very bad, and it sometimes fails to bloom at all. Not a great deal unlike Le Reve but perhaps the flowers are a trifle smaller and a shade brighter. Very hardy.
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