'Comtesse de Labarthe' rose References
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 153. Includes photo(s).
Duchesse de Brabant Tea. ('Comtesse de Labarthe', 'Countess Bertha', 'Comtesse Ouwaroff', 'Shell') Description... In Australia this is one of the best-selling roses of any type... Despite its royal name -- the Duke of Brabant was a prince of Belgium -- this was the favorite rose of President Theodore Roosevelt, who often wore it in his buttonhole. Parentage unknown.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 146.
Tea (OGR), light pink, 1857, ('Comtesse de Labarathe'; 'Comtesse Ouwaroff'); Bernède. Flowers soft rosy pink, double (45 petals), cupped, large; very fragrant; vigorous, spreading growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 111. Includes photo(s).
Duchesse de Brabant Description... an Old World favourite with its translucent pearl-pink, cupped and nodding blooms...
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 44.
Comtesse de Labarthe ('Duchesse de Brabant') Tea. Bernède, 1857. Affiliated with 'Caroline'. [Author cites information from different sources.]
Book (Aug 1990) Page(s) 77.
Duchesse de Brabant famous as the rose that President Theodore Roosevelt always wore in his buttonhole... another of the hardier varieties...
Website/Catalog (1986) Page(s) 16.
Duchesse de Brabant.....(Temporarily out of stock)
Article (website) (1982) Page(s) 15.
Duchesse de Brabant (Tea) Very double flowers of clear pink to rose. Shapely, cupped and free flowering with a spreading habit. 1857. (C) 3 x 3’.
Book (1940) Page(s) 19.
H.B. Bernède, Bordeaux, France. 'Duchesse de Brabant'
Book (1936) Page(s) 394.
de Labarthe, Comtesse (tea) Bernède 1857; flesh-pink, yellow reflexes, medium-size, 3/4-full, globular to cupped, fragrance 2/10, growth 7/10 = Duch. de Brabant; Ctsse. Ouwaroff [similar to]
Book (1936) Page(s) 103.
Brabant, Duch. de (tea) Bernède 1857; soft pink = Comtesse de Labarthe