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'Common White Rose' References
Book  (2012)  Page(s) 31.  
Rosiers Blanc
Alba 1re Série...
(R. Blanc double
(- Vulgaris plena, Desportes
Book  (Feb 2009)  Page(s) 21.  
‘Alba Maxima’/’Jacobite Rose’/’Double White’/’Cheshire Rose’: Les rosiers Albas – blancs. Parents: Provient probablement d’une mutation de ‘Alba semi-plena’… Les feuilles sont d’un gris-vert, assez clair. La plante vigoureuse émet de forts rejets qui finissent par plier sous le poids des fleurs. Ces rosiers doivent être palissés ou liés autour d’un fort tuteur pour former une belle gerbe de branches souples..
Article (misc)  (2005)  Page(s) 111, Table 5-1.  
Alba Maxima : Hexaploid
Book  (2002)  Page(s) 18.  
Rated 8.4
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 69.  Includes photo(s).
‘Alba Maxima’/Rosa alba maxima/’Great Double White’/’Maxima’/’The Jacobite Rose’/’Cheshire Rose’ = Ancien – Alba – blanc. Ce rosier souffre d’une pléthore de noms… Avant 1500.
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 69.  Includes photo(s).
Alba Maxima (Rosa alba maxima; 'Great Double White'; 'Maxima'; 'The Jacobite Rose'; 'Cheshire Rose') Alba. Pre-1500. Description... the creamiest of all the Albas. A popular rose for centuries...
Book  (1997)  Page(s) 184, 187.  Includes photo(s).
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Page 187: Maxima ('Jacobite Rose', 'Bonnie Prince Charlie's Rose', 'White Rose of York', 'Great Double White', 'Cheshire Rose') Alba. Europe 15th century or earlier. Possbily R. canina x R. gallica Description and cultivation... flowers: white...
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 8.  Includes photo(s).
Alba Maxima (R. x alba maxima, 'Cheshire Rose', 'Great White Rose', 'Jacobite Rose') Alba shrub... one of the great historic roses of the West... clear white blooms... 'Maxima' is assumed to have had an ancient five-petalled ancestor, and to have evolved down the centuries through spontaneous fuller-petalled forms being selected by gardeners. It enters history in its heraldic five-petalled form, as the badge of the fourteenth-century Earls of March... linked to the Royal House of York about the year 1410... The name 'Jacobite Rose' links it to the exiled King James II who... as Duke of York had the white rose as his badge... [symbolised] rebellion in Scotland against English rule. Introduced fifteenth century or earlier...
Book  (1995)  Page(s) 40.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 282.  Includes photo(s).
Alba. Description. Parentage unknown. Late-spring flowering. Fragrant.
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