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'Cloth of Gold' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 107-639
most recent 27 JAN 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 27 JAN 18 by CybeRose
Gardening 1: 388 (Sept 1, 1893)
Our best hardy climbing roses are Marechal Niel; Cloth of Gold (the true one, most of them now a-days, are only the Solfaterre, or the still later Augusta). I saw Cloth of Gold and Solfaterre large outdoor plants, in fully bloom side by side here in 1849, they had come from Buist two years previous; there is no comparison in the bloom, though the wood, growth, and habit are the same. I then discarded Solfaterre for good. Reine Marie Henriette; Imperatrice Eugenie; Estelle Pradel; Celine Forestier; Perle de Lyon; Gloire de Dijon; Cherokee; Margueretta, Jeanne d' Arc, Triomphe de la Duchesse; Woodland Marguerite; W. A. Richardson; Madame Deslongchamps.

Memphis, Tenn. James Stewart.
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Discussion id : 103-393
most recent 25 JUL 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 25 JUL 17 by Patricia Routley
1862 F. C. Davis, Reedbeds, near Adelaide
p13. Nois. Cloth of Gold. Full yellow, very large, a great favourite. Highly recommended
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Discussion id : 90-166
most recent 6 JAN 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 6 JAN 16 by CybeRose
Mon jardin p. 273 (1876)
By Alfred Smee
Les roses noisettes sont très belles, mais elles sont délicates et le mauvais temps les fait tomber. Le *Drap d'or* est une rose exquise, quand toutefois on peut la faire fleurir. Je l'ai planté plusieurs fois dans mon jardin, mais sans aucun succès; je puis faire la même remarque à propos de la variété Miss Gray. D'autres variétés de roses noisettes: Céline Forestier, Lamarque, Lamarque à fleurs jaunes, Rêve d'or, Solfaterre et Triomphe de Rennes sont três belles, mais elles sont si délicates qu'on ne peut se livrer à cette culture que sur une petite échelle.
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Discussion id : 90-132
most recent 4 JAN 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 4 JAN 16 by CybeRose
Gardeners Chronicle & New Horticulturist - Page 85 - Jan 18, 1879
Rose Noisette Drap d'Or, Chromatella, and Cloth of Gold are one and the same. A Herts Rose grower purchased a lot from Vibert, and described it under the name of Cloth of Gold, a fair translation of Drap d'Or. M. Vibert sold it afterwards as Chromatella. I think Mdlle. Amie Vibert (if living) must be able to give the genuine history of the Rose. My impression is that Solfatere, Cloth of Gold, and Nois. Ophir were grown from the same hip. R. R.
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