'Altissimo' rose References
Book (1994) Page(s) 188. Includes photo(s).
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 11.
Large-flowered Climber, medium red, 1966, (DELmur, 'Altus'); 'Ténor' x Seedling; Delbard-Chabert; Cuthbert. Flowers blood-red, single (7 petals), cupped to flat, large (4-5 in.); slightly fragrant; foliage dark, serrated; tall growth; repeat bloom.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 151. Includes photo(s).
Altissimo Cluster-flowered climber. Parentage: 'Tenor' x Unknown. France 1966. Description and cultivation... beautifully shaped, huge, single flowers, about 12.5 cm (5 in) across, in brilliant red shaded with crimson and golden yellow stamens...
Book (1993) Page(s) 135. Includes photo(s).
A large Floribunda shrub that is best grown as a climber. Delbard-Chabert (France) 1967. ('Tenor' x unknown)
Book (1992) Page(s) 12.
Climber; deep bright red, showing yellow stamens; bears large single blooms individually and in clusters; growth stiff, 10 x 8 ft. (3 x 2.5 m.); dark foliage; light scent. 'Tenor' seedling. Delbard-Chabert 1966.
Book (Aug 1990) Page(s) 142. Includes photo(s).
Altissimo Introduced by Cuthbert 1966... Large, cupped to flat blood-red flowers with seven petals... Flowers only at ends of canes unless canes are trained horizontally.
Book (1988) Page(s) 146-147. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (1986) Page(s) 46.
Altissimo (Modern Climber). Trusses of large, blood-red, single flowers. Slightly scented. Good, strong growth if somewhat angular. Plentiful dark foliage. 1966. P. (R) 10 x 8’.
p25. Roy and Heather Rumsey, NSW. New Roses.
Altissimo Climber. (Delbard). This is an outstanding climber with large single blooms about 3 inches across. It repeats quickly, and provides a good coverage.
p154. Mr. W. G. Treloar, Victoria. The New Ones.
Altissimo (Delbard) is one of the showiest climbers available. The single bright velvety red blooms are produced very freely on a vigorous healthy plant. Good.