"Bishop's Lodge Precious Porcelain" rose References
Website/Catalog (13 Jan 2019)
‘Irish Harmony’. (1904). Large, single. Soft pale lemon yellow. 1.2m (sold as “Bishop’s Lodge Precious Porcelain” (study name)).
Article (misc) (29 Oct 2003)
"Bishop's Lodge Precious Porcelain" - a really lovely large, five-petalled, lemon rose which is always in demand and calls to mind fine porcelain such as Bishop Anderson collected. This recurrent rose is probably a hybrid tea.
Magazine (2003) Page(s) Vol 25, No., 1.
p3 Peter Cox’s line drawing of ‘Bishops Lodge Precious Porcelain’
p7 Peter Cox. “Bishops Lodge Precious Porcelain. Large 5 petalled lemon rose, tea or HT.
Heritage Roses in Australia -7th National Conference, Hay, NSW. Proceedings.
p46 Brenda Weir, March 1992. “Bishop’s Lodge Precious Porcelain’ (Rose 12) - a a low growing rose with quite large five petalled lemon blooms with gold anthers. New growth is red, buds long and pointed, the opening bud displaying petals which are much more golden than the mature bloom. Hips when allowed to form are large gold to red, egg shaped and retaining long calyxes. This rose is one of the most asked for in the garden
Magazine (1996) Page(s) 18, No. 4.
p20 David Ruston. Bishop’s Lodge Hay and Its Roses. ‘Precious Porcelain’. A single five petalled lemon rose and calls to mind the fine porcelain that Bishop Anderson collected. Bushes are low growing and buds are long and pointed. Opening buds are much brighter than mature blooms that fade to cream in summer heat. Hips are large and red, egg-shaped and retain their long calyxes – this is a most popular rose in great demand by local gardeners for its simple beauty.