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'Madame Charles Wood' rose References
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 142.  
Mme. Charles Wood
Hybrid Perpetual
E. Verdier 1861
...Vinous-crimson... intense red fading to bright deep pink; reverse of petals whitish... [Author cites information from different sources.]
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 762.  
Wood, Mme. Charles (HP) E. Verdier 1861; vivid bright red, fades to deep pink, large, very double, Cup form to flat, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, repeats, growth 7/10, stocky.
Book  (1935)  Page(s) 177.  
Page 177: In 1861, Eugène Verdier began a great career in Hybrid Perpetual roses with 'Prince Camille de Rohan' and 'Mme. Charles Wood'.
Page 190: Mme. Charles Wood
Hybrid Perpetual 1861
This rose and 'Prince Camille de Rohan' were sent out by the same grower in the same year but may not be of the same family... inferior to the 'Prince'... very large, fiery crimson, fragrant, full blooms...
Website/Catalog  (1913)  Page(s) 21.  
Hybrid Perpetual Roses.
Mme. Charles Wood
A plant of moderate stature, but one that begins to bloom when very young, the stems seeming hardly able to carry their burden of inflorescence. In color the Mme. Charles Wood is fiery scarlet passing to rosy crimson with a maroon shade. The fragrance is delightfully sweet and comforting. The flowers are large, or very large, and nearly full. The blossoms come in great profusion and are produced almost throughout the season- seldom can one go into the garden without finding one or two blooms.
Website/Catalog  (1911)  Page(s) 25.  
Hybrid Perpetual Roses. Mad. Chas. Wood. Brilliant red; very free
Book  (1910)  Page(s) 289.  
Madame Charles Wood Hybrid Perpetual; flowers vinous crimson, very large, full, and effective; growth vigorous.
Magazine  (Jun 1902)  Page(s) 84.  
Rosiers Mis au Commerce par Eugène Verdier.
Madame Charles Wood: Hybride Remontant, 1861.
Website/Catalog  (1902)  Page(s) 43.  
Hybrid Perpetuals, or Remontants.
Madame Charles Wood. — One of the most beautiful Hybrid Perpetual Roses ever introduced.  The flower is extra large, full and double; color deep rosy crimson, sometimes scarlet, with maroon shading; it blooms soon after planting out and continues to bloom all summer.
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 106.  
Madame Charles Wood, HR, E. Verdier, 1861, rouge vif, syn. Dinsmore
Website/Catalog  (1888)  Page(s) 76.  
Hardy Roses.
Remontant or Hybrid Perpetual.  These bloom abundantly in June, and again moderately in Autumn, while a few varieties bloom freely during the Summer.  For general culture they are the most desirable.  
Price, 35 cents each.  Ten or more varieties, our choice, $3.00 per 10.
Mrs. Charles Wood...  Crimson, large, effective.
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