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'Dorothy Perkins' rose References
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 16, 138, 139.  Includes photo(s).
p. 16: [Photo]
p. 138: Dorothy Perkins Wichuraiana rambler. Parentage: R. wichuraiana x 'Mme. Gabriel Luizet'. USA 1901. Description and cultivation... The flowers are double, rosette-like, small and clear rose pink...
p. 139: [Photo]
Book  (May 1992)  Page(s) 315.  
Dorothy Perkins Jackson & Perkins (USA) 1902. R. wichuraiana x 'Gabriel Luizet'. A very famous rose... colourful cascades of clear pink flowers with the occasional almost white bloom among the cluster. Foliage... bright, glossy dark green...
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 89.  Includes photo(s).
Article (website)  (1982)  Page(s) 14.  
Dorothy Perkins (Rambler) One of the most famous of all roses.  Colourful cascades of clear pink flowers.  Sadly rather prone to mildew.  1902 (S) 10 x 8’. 
Book  (1968)  Page(s) 34.  
February. The hedge is made of American Pillar, a rose which, together with Dorothy Perkins, should be forever abolished from our gardens. I know this attack on two popular roses will infuriate many people; but if one writes gardening articles one must have the courage of one's opinion. I hate, hate, hate American Pillar and her sweetly pink companion Perkins. What would I have planted instead?...
Book  (1965)  Page(s) 62.  
Dorothy Perkins and its clan are included to complete the historical picture, although to see an arbour or pergola covered entirely with roses of this popular class is to realize that even these soulless, scentless roses must be given their due, and can look right in the right surroundings.
Book  (1953)  Page(s) 67.  
Dorothy Perkins - 14
Magazine  (Jun 1951)  Page(s) 2. trimester, p. 58.  
[From the article "Le Rosier sur la Côte d'Azur", by Joseph Baccialone, Ingénieur Horticole, Chef de Service des Jardins de la Ville d'Antibes, pp. 46-59]
Le climat du Midi est particulièrement favorable à certaines races très vigoureuses qui peuvent couvrir de grands espaces. Nous citerons parmi les plus intéressants : R. Wichuraïna : Presque tous sont bons mais ne remontent pas : — Dorothy Perkins, rose.
Website/Catalog  (1938)  Page(s) 14.  
Rosa Wichurana. Dorothy Perkins (Perkins 02). Extra beautiful, salmon-pink, very fragrant, double, large clusters, late-blooming, often until September, decorative and forcing rose. For pyramids, fences and weeping standards, susceptible to mildew depending on location
Magazine  (Dec 1936)  Page(s) 135.  Includes photo(s).
Dorothy Perkins, est une autre variété très répandue et très recommandable. Elle a de nombreuses fleurs doubles d'un beau rose sombre et un gracieux petit feuillage. Elle est rustique et d'un excellent développement
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