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'Geranium' rose References
Book  (1980)  Page(s) 95-98.  
 
[Reprint of Geschwind's letter of 1894 from the "Rosenzeitung"]
Geranium
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 294.  
 
Geranium (hybrid canina) Geschwind 1895; Can. X Tea X HT; crimson, sometimes glowing red, often shaded dark red, large, double, flat, cluster-flowered, fragrance 7/10, once-blooming, smooth branches, growth 7/10, climbing
Magazine  (1895)  Page(s) 26.  
 
[Letter of December 17, 1894 by Rudolf Geschwind on hybrid caninas]
...Already my first trials were crossings between Canina and Tea. Let us see what came out of it:.....
C. Mother Hybrid caninas, father various other roses....
2. Once-blooming...
Geranium (Canina-Tea x Hybrid Tea). Vigorous shrub, climbing, smooth wood, beautiful foliage, hardy in normal winters; suffered 1892/3. Blooms in clusters, large, double, flat cup form, crimson, often shaded darker, often glowing red, exceedingly fragrant; effectful rose; should finally not be less than Turner's Crimson Rambler.
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