'Double Delight ®' rose References
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 142 & 151. Includes photo(s).
Double Delight Large-flowered. Description... Where sun strikes them, the ivory petals of 'Double Delight' stain crimson, in a variable pattern that is always striking... mildew-prone... voted best in the world by the World Rose Convention in 1986. On its introduction in 1977 it won AARSD award for its breeders, Herbert Swim and O.L. Weeks. Parentage: 'Granada' x 'Garden Party'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 142.
Hybrid Tea, red blend, 1977, (Andeli); 'Granada' x 'Garden Party'; Swim & Ellis; Armstrong Nursery. Bud long, pointed to urn-shaped; flowers creamy white becoming strawberry-red, double (30-45 petals), high-centered, large (5 1.2 in.); fragrant (spicy); upright, spreading, bushy growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 181. Includes photo(s).
Double Delight Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: 'Granada' x 'Garden Party'. (ANDeli) USA 1977. Description and cultivation. Flowers: creamy white with red streaks around the edges of the petals...
Book (1993) Page(s) 191. Includes photo(s).
A creamy-white Hybrid Tea with red-painted edges to the petals. Raised by Swim & Ellis and introduced by Armstrong (USA) 1977. ('Granada' x 'Garden Party') Flowers continuously. Susceptible to mildew. Height: 90 cm (3 ft.) Delicious scent.
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 415.
Double Delight Description... It is popular for its color, form, and fragrance. Cut flowers have a long vase life... Creamy white with red edge, becoming red... Disease resistant, but needs protection from mildew in cool, wet climates. Winter hardy.
Book (1984) Page(s) 121.
Dr. A. S. Thomas, Victoria. Some Of The Newer Introductions.
Double Delight (H. Swim). Large well formed blooms with about forty petals, most of which are ivory-white but the outer two rows are red. The blooms open rather quickly. The red seems to be much less conspicuous if the plant is well fed. A good grower.
Book (1981) Page(s) 118.
Dr. A. S. Thomas, Victoria. Some New Ones.
Double Delight Large Flowered (Swim, 1976). A very showy rose. The inner petals are ivory-white and the outer two rows are fairly deep red. Its form is good enough for us to expect to see some blooms staged as specimens. Fragrant. A good compact bushy plant. Planted 1979.
Book (1979) Page(s) 65.
Dr. A. S. Thomas, Victoria. Some Recent Introductions.
Double Delight HT. (Swim and Ellis, 1976), ('Granada' x 'Garden Party') The inner petals are ivory coloured; the outer rows are cherry-red. Very spectacular. Good form with 35 to 40 petals. Strong perfume. Vigorous and erect growth.