'Highdownensis' rose References
Article (misc) (2005) Page(s) 111, Table 5-1.
Highdownensis : Pentaploid
Book (2003) Page(s) 232.
...Hoes were not used in the ornamental garden [of Sir Frederick Stern]; weeds were controlled by hand with the result that interesting seedlings were preserved. One in particular has become famous, the rose 'Highdownensis', a seedling of Rosa moyesii with not only many flowers in bunches, but great drooping heads of large heps as well.
Book (1997) Page(s) 219. Includes photo(s).
Highdownensis Hybrid Moyesii. Hillier 1928. Description... single, light crimson flowers...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 215, 216. Includes photo(s).
p. 215: Highdownensis Modern Shrub. Parentage: Selected form of R. moyesii Sir Frederick Stern. Description... notable for the dark burgundy colors of its blooms...
p. 216: [Photo]
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 245.
Highdownensis Shrub, bright medium red, single, 1928, (R. x highdownensis Hillier); R. moyesii seedling; Stern, Sir Frederich. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 27. Includes photo(s).
Book (1993) Page(s) 74. Includes photo(s).
[Listed under "Wild Roses and Their Cultivars"] Description. Prolific hips. Sir Frederick Stern (Sussex) before 1925. A Rosa Moyesii seedling.
Book (Aug 1990) Page(s) 54, 57. Includes photo(s).
p. 54: [Photo] naturally occurring seedling of R. moyesii; introduced 1928... bright red flowers... canes aooear thornless
p. 57: raised from a seedling in the garden of Sir Frederick Stern at Highdown, Sussex, in 1928
Book (1988) Page(s) 155.
location 146/14, R. x highdownensis Hillier (R. moyesii x ?), CINNAMOMEAE, England, 1928, carmine-red, center white, single, medium size, floriferous, vigorous, upright-arching, 3 m, large prickles, dark green small matte foliage, 9-11 leaflets, orange-red large matte-glossy glandular bottle-shaped fruit, upright persistent sepals, many hips
Website/Catalog (1986) Page(s) 34.
Rosa x highdownensis..... Cg.