"Tamalpais Homestead Tea" rose References
Website/Catalog (2005) Page(s) 15.
“Tamalpais Homestead Tea” (Found, Mill Valley, California) Two very old roses, one 10-ft. x 12-ft. wide, reside on the fenceline of an abandoned Mill Valley home dating to 1906. Other roses on the property include 'Lady Hillingdon,' a Rosa manetti, 'Perle d'Or,' 'Duchesse de Brabant,' and possibly 'Russelliana.' The bloom resembles the rose in trade as 'Baronne Henriette de Snoy.' (Tea, Bernaix, 1897, ‘Gloire de Dijon’ x ‘Lamarque’)— yet the foliage is different from the the plant in commerce, more tea-like, more olive green and less pointed— in other words: less modern.