Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 211. Includes photo(s).
Duet Large-flowered/Hybrid Tea. Swim (USA) 1960. Description... One of this century's greatest roses for sheer exuberance, health and continuity of flowers... light pink on the uppersides and deep pink on the undersides... extremely popular in warm climates...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 154. Includes photo(s).
Duet Large-flowered. Description... Salmon-pink, flushed with rose and backed with orange-red... There are few roses easier to grow or better able to keep up a show of color in the garden. Parentage: 'Fandango' x 'Roundelay'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 146.
Duet Hybrid Tea, light pink, reverse dark pink, 1960, 'Fandango' x 'Roundelay'; Swim. Description.
Book (1988) Page(s) 140, 141. Includes photo(s).
Page 140: [Photo]
Page 141: Duet Description.
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 415.
Duet Description... Its flowers -- a light pink and deeper pink bicolor -- have a long vase life... Disease resistant and winter hardy...
Book (1967) Page(s) 139.
Alex Ross, South Australia.
Duet, although difficult to classify, is likely to be heard of in the future as one of the best and most floriferous garden roses. With a little care and attention this rose will produce five crops of bloom in the one year.
Book (1966) Page(s) 122.
Roy and Heather Rumsey, Dural NSW. Our Twelve Best Sellers.
Duet A very free-flowering, disease-resistant variety in a two-toned pink. This has proved a most satisfactory and in every way reliable rose, hence its popularity. It must be remembered that all the roses in this list have to do well under a wide variety of conditions before they can have the accolade of a "best seller" bestowed on them.
Website/Catalog (1963) Page(s) 3.
Novelty Roses 1962. Duet (HT. Armstrong Nurseries 1961) Tall growing, two-toned pink. Salmon on the inside with rich crimson reverse. Semi-double with good foliage and vigorous growth. 10/6 each.
p12. Roy and Heather Rumsey, NSW. New Roses
Duet HT. Two-tone pink of excellent colour. This variety is a consistently good performer and in every way proved one of the best introductions of the year.
p20. Dr. A. S. Thomas. New Roses in Victoria.
Duet HT. (Swim), 1960 Strong upright plants with smallish, rather loose but nicely formed blooms in two tones of pink which recall the colouring of 'Betty Uprichard'. A very pretty rose for the garden and home decoration but far short of being a dual purpose variety.
p51. Frank W. Pulsford, Hazlewood Nurseries Pty. Ltd. New Roses for 1961.
Duet HT. (Swim 1960) A new bi-colour of soft salmon pink with rich bright crimson on reverse. Thirty to thirty-five petals with a beautifully formed bud. Good foliage, vigorous and upright growth
p149. Roy H. Rumsey Py. Ltd. NSW. advertisement.