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'Cornelia' rose References
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 131.  Includes photo(s).
 
Cornelia Hybrid Musk. Joseph Pemberton 1925. Description... sometimes soft, peachy pink, at others flushed with coral...
Book  (Jun 1993)  Page(s) 13.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 112.  
 
Hybrid Musk (Shrub), pink blend, 1925, Pemberton. Flowers strawberry flushed yellow, double, rosette form, small blooms in flattish sprays; fragrant; foliage dark bronze, leathery, glossy; very vigorous growth; recurrent bloom.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 259.  Includes photo(s).
 
Cornelia Modern shrub. Parentage: unknown. England 1925. Description and cultivation... Sprays of small, many-petalled pink flowers with a dash of apricot open from darker pink buds and are sweetly fragrant...
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 131.  Includes photo(s).
 
'Cornelia'. Hybrid Musk. One of the best-loved of Joseph Pemberton’s Hybrid Musks, 'Cornelia' is also one of his last, being introduced in 1925. The color of the flowers varies: sometimes soft, peachy pink, at others flushed with coral and much richer in effect. The flowers are small and borne in flattish sprays. They are always very fragrant, with the real scent of musk, and the bush is tall and graceful. With pruning, it can be held to about 1.5 metres (5 feet), but it is flexible enough to train as a short pillar rose. Sometimes the blooms come in enormous clusters, two or three of which would fill the largest vase. Foliage is nicely bronze tinted, glossy and leathery. Parentage unknown. Repeat flowering. Fragrant.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 206.  Includes photo(s).
 
A vigorous Hybrid Musk. In summer the flowers... are often fairly pale, in autumn the colour will be stronger pink. Pemberton (Britain) 1925. Good disease resistance. Height: 150 cm (5 ft.) Width: 150 cm (5 ft.) A sweetly musky scent. Photographed in the Brompton Cemetery, London
Book  (1992)  Page(s) 225.  Includes photo(s).
 
Cornelia. Pemberton UK 1925. Conspicuous bronzy foliage produced on long, dark brownish shoots. The small, fully double flowers, which are produced in large clusters, blend superbly with the foliage, being apricot-pink flushed deep pink with paler highlights. Particularly good in the autumn. Continuous flowering. Tolerant of poor soils. Suitable for hedging. Tolerant to shade. Suitable for pots. Moderately fragrant. 5 x 5’ 1.5 x 1.5m.

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Book  (1992)  Page(s) 24.  
 
Cluster-flowered shrub; pink with apricot tints; bears big clusters of small double blooms; growth bushy, spreading, 5 x 5 ft (1.5 x 1.5 m); leaves dark, small and plentiful; moderate scent. Pemberton 1925. Modern Shrub.
Book  (1986)  Page(s) 184.  
 
'Cornelia' was the first really outstanding hybrid musk rose to have been developed by Pemberton, and shows large clusters of small, strawberry-coloured pom-pom flowers.
Website/Catalog  (1985)  Page(s) 16.  
 
Cornelia..... 5 x 5’. 
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