'Chloris' rose References
Book (2012) Page(s) 32.
Rosiers Blanc ...Suite des Alba 1ère Série ...
(R. Cloris Descemet
Book (2002) Page(s) 33.
Prior to 1835. Not rated
Article (magazine) (2001) Page(s) 400.
Fig. 1: [Closest relation to 'Belle Flore'. Next kin: Assemblage de Beautés]
Book (2000) Page(s) 162. Includes photo(s).
‘Chloris’/’Rosée du Matin’ = Alba… grand buisson souple et peu épineux d’environ 2m en tous sens, au feuillage d’un vert très sombre. Très tôt en saison, il s’éclaire de grosses fleurs doubles… foison de pétales réfléchis, arrangés en quartiers autour d’un petit œil en bouton… Avant 1848.
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 152.
Chloris ('Cloris') Alba. Decemet, pre-1820. The author cites information from different sources... flesh...
Book (Jul 1998) Page(s) 300.
Chloris Suzanne Verrier mentions a white Gallica called 'Chloris' that is attributed to Decemet 1800, and is different then the Alba of the same name. However, in reality, they're probably the same variety. Vibert's, Descemet's successor, wrote that 'Chloris' (or 'Clori') is an Alba hybrid. Later, Gravereaux mistakenly classified this rose as a Gallica in his catalogue of roses that Joséphine grew at Malmaison. This error is responsible for some of the confusion that continues to this day.
Book (1997) Page(s) 186.
Chloris ('Rosée du Matin') Alba. Very ancient. Description and cultivation... flowers: soft satiny-pink...
Article (newsletter) (1996) Page(s) 45.
[Joyaux lists it with a "?"] Descemet was another great rose grower of the Empire period. His nursery was at St-Denis near Paris. In 1815 his nurseries were destroyed during the war and at that time he had imported or bred more than a hundred Gallicas -- in fact 109 are known. Only 15 of these remain -- this is one of them...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 93.
Chloris Alba, soft pink, ('Rosée du Matin'); Prior to 1848. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 58.
Chloris Alba. Parentage: unknown. (aka 'Rosée du Matin') Origin: unknown. Description and cultivation... relatively uncommon... soft pink double flowers...