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'Duchesse de Cambridge' rose References
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 75.  
Duc de Cambridge Damask. Laffay, pre-1841. The author cites information from different sources... Light ruby... purple... deep grenadine, exterior petals edged with crimson... The Duke of Cambridge referred to would be the seventh son of George III of England, Adolphus Frederick (1774-1850), quondam viceroy of Hanover.
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 208.  Includes photo(s).
Duc de Cambridge ('Duchesse de Cambridge') Damask. Pre-1848. Description... deep, purple-rose petals forming double, full, large blossoms. It is probably the darkest of all Damask flowers...
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 145.  
Duc de Cambridge Damask, deep purplish rose, 1800. Description.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 122.  
de Cambridge, Duc (damask) ? ? ; dark garnet, edges crimson-purple, large, double.
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 53.  
Duc de Cambridge, damas, grenat foncé
Book  (1863)  Page(s) 203.  
flowers deep purplish rose; large and full.
Book  (1860)  Page(s) 116.  
Damask...Duke of Cambridge, very large, full, deep cherry-red, perfect form; vigorous, the younf foliage is reddish on the edges.
Magazine  (1850)  Page(s) 278.  
Exposition d'horticulture à Marseille....dans [le lot] de M. Chaix, c'étaient les variétés anglaises qui triomphaient, comme les Roses Duc de Sussex, Duc de Cambridge, Shakespeare, Kean et quelques autres de même provenance.
Book  (1849)  Page(s) 579.  
R. damascena...Newer varieties with double blooms:...Duke of Cambridge
Book  (1848)  Page(s) Div. II. p. 21.  
Damask Roses....Duke de Cambridge; flowers deep purplish rose, large and full; form compact, perfect. Foliage of a dark green, the young leaves edged with reddish brown. Habit, branching; growth, robust.
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