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'Indigo' rose References
Book  (1997)  Page(s) 176.  
Indigo Portland. Laffay (France) c. 1830. Description and cultivation... flowers: deep purple with an occasional thin white stripe on some of the petals...
Book  (1994)  Page(s) 45.  Includes photo(s).
Indigo Laffay, France c 1830  Good upright bushes with smooth long leaves of good green. Hispid Hep. This is a spectacular rich, dark purple rose, with expanded shape, flushed with dark crimson, showing a few stamens, and occasionally a white streak or mark. Warm scent. Fine display at midsummer and again later. Perhaps the richest and most effective of dark purple roses. 4 feet (Plage 18)
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 80.  
Portland. Description. Flowers: dark purple, large. Circa 1830.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 360.  
Indigo (HP) Laffay ca. 1830; bright garnet-purple, occasionally shaded carmine-pink, large, double, flat. = Pérpetuelle indica.
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 82.  
Indigo, HR, Laffay, grenat foncé
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 142.  
Pérpetuelle indigo, HR, grenat vif, syn. Indigo
Book  (1880)  Page(s) Annex, p. 63.  
hybrid perpetual, Indigo (Laffay), dark purple, someimes shaded pink-carmine, large, double, flat, very conspicious.
Book  (1858)  Page(s) 168.  
Rosa damascena bifera. Indigo, (Laffay), large, double, dark purple, generally slaty, flat.
Book  (1858)  Page(s) 193.  
Hybrid perpetual Perpetuelle Indigo, (Laffay), velvety dark violet.
Book  (1848)  Page(s) Vol II, p. 111.  
Damask Perpetuals. Indigo; flowers dark purple, occasionaly tinted with rosy crimson, large and double; form, expanded. Very distinct. Raised by M. Laffay of Bellevue.
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