Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 464.
Cuba Pernetiana. Pernet-Ducher 1926
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 119.
Cuba Hybrid Tea, cardinal-red, tinted yellow, 1926, Pernet-Ducher. Description.
Book (1947) Page(s) 129.
Cuba (H.T.) has large semi-double cupped flowers of bright crimson-scarlet, tinted with yellow, paling quickly with age, borne on vigorous bushes with bronze foliage. Pernet-Ducher 1926...Very fragrant...June-September.
Magazine (Dec 1939) Page(s) 9.
Lorsque Cuba fit son apparition en Amérique, l'éclat de son coloris, lui faisant pardonner quelque peu l'insuffisance de sa duplicative, ce fut encore une véritable révélation. Malheureusement, les variétés semi-doubles sont, le plus souvent, vouées à une fin rapide.
Book (1936) Page(s) 184.
Cuba (hybrid lutea) Pernet-Ducher 1926; glossy vermilion-scarlet to cardinal-red, shaded yellow, base orange, yellow stamens, large, semi-double, globular, very large petals, not lasting, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, strong stems, few prickles, bronze-green foliage, growth 7/10, upright. Sangerhausen
Book (1936) Page(s) 239.
Walter Easlea. Roses as Shrubs. ‘Cuba’ a most attractive colour, Lincoln red and orange, semi-double. It would vie in colour, even with the Azalea mollis tribe.
Book (1935) Page(s) 181.
B. W. Price. Rose Petalage. I will take one catalogue in which ‘Dazla’, ‘Red Letter Day’, Cuba’ and ‘Mme. Edouard Herriot’ are all described as semi-double, yet the first three are almost single compared to the last-named.
p52 Frank Penn. Auckland, NZ. ‘Cuba’ makes a fair bed. The colour is most attractive, though the blooms are thin. Unfortunately the plants grow rather tall to make ideal bedders….. ‘Padre’ has done fairly well.
p102. E. A. Smith, Toorak, SA. ‘Cuba’ is a very striking vivid colour and should be most popular; the bush grows wonderfully well.
Book (1932) Page(s) 127.
Mrs. J. S. Loomis. Dallas, Texas. Roses on Probation. Two other roses, ‘Padre’ and ‘Cuba’ have also lived with me the four-year period without convincing me that they were definitely indispensable,. But if ‘Padre’ blooms as persistently, and ‘Cuba’ comes as large another year, they will get to stay “for good.”
p81. Alick Ross, Ashton, SA. Roughly classifying the various colours, I will mention first the reds…. Billy Boiler a dazzling red Rose of good growth, and Cuba, a scarlet, or Lincoln, red with orange shading, are seemingly never without flowers.
p145-3 Mrs. Norman L. Watson, East Geelong, Vic. ….’Margaret McGredy and ‘Talisman’, ‘Queen Alexandra’ and ‘Cuba’ have the same colouring in a richer shade.
p146-4 Mrs. E. Stott, Ivanhoe, Vic. I next see a beautiful orange scarlet, which at once explains the charm of ‘Cuba’….