'Applause' rose References
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 24.
Applause Hybrid Tea, light red, 1949, 'Contrast' x 'Charlotte Armstrong'; Swim. Description.
Article (magazine) (Dec 1952) Page(s) 21.
According to Herbert C. Swim, the closest he came to his breeding objective is the rose Forty-niner -- a cross between 'Charlotte Armstrong' and 'Contrast'. Out of this cross also came 'Applause' (which won Swim his first Gold Medal at Bagatelle) and 'Multnomah' (which Swim considered a "spectacular rose in the Northwest"...
Article (misc) (1950) Page(s) 190.
Applause Hybrid Tea. Rose. (Swim; introduced by Armstrong Nurseries 1949) US Plant Patent No. 829