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'Frensham' rose References
Article (magazine)  (2008)  Page(s) 62.  
Table 2.
Frensham. Ploidy=3
Book  (Aug 2002)  Page(s) 42.  
Rated 6.5
Article (magazine)  (Jun 1999)  Page(s) 70.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 254.  Includes photo(s).
Frensham Cluster-flowered/Floribunda. Norman (UK) 1946. Probably 'Miss Edith Cavell' x 'Edgar Andrew'... This rose set the standard of excellence for red cluster-flowered Roses for over 30 years... one of the great roses of the 1940s and 1950s, it was probably the first really popular red cluster-flowered Rose...
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 103.  Includes photo(s).
Frensham Cluster-flowered floribunda bush... called a hybrid polyantha at the time of its introduction... For ten years this remained the British market leader [in the floribunda class], then it suffered a steep decline [due to its susceptibility to powdery mildew]... heavily thorned... The amateur raiser named it after the Surrey town close to his home. Norman 1946
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 183.  Includes photo(s).
Frensham Cluster-flowered. Albert Norman (England) 1946. Description... In cool climates 'Frensham' has long been an outstanding rose... clusters of warm crimson flowers. Parentage: unnamed seedling x 'Crimson Glory'
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 194.  
Frensham Floribunda, dark red, 1946, Floribunda seedling x 'Crimson Glory'; Norman. Description.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 170.  Includes photo(s).
A Floribunda that is often found in old gardens. Raised by Norman in Britain, launched by Harkness 1946. (Seedling x 'Crimson Glory') Flowers continuously. Slightly susceptible to blackspot. Height: 120 cm (4 ft.)
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 22.  
Prominent in Britain … scarlet-crimson … bushy, vigorous … A great asset was its lack of seed pods, enabling it to repeat its blooms even if spent flower heads were not removed.
Website/Catalog  (1982)  Page(s) 49.  
Frensham A good hedging rose of bright red. Very thorny and vigorous. Mildews rather badly these days. Tall. Norman 1946.
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