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'Macrantha Raubritter' rose References
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 61.  Includes photo(s).
 
[Listed under "Wild Roses and Their Cultivars"] Description. Kordes, Germany, 1936. ('Daisy Hill' x 'Solarium'). Quite long flowering around midsummer. Liable to mildew. Height: 7 ft. Well scented.
Book  (1991)  Page(s) 17.  Includes photo(s).
Article (magazine)  (1988)  Page(s) 28.  
 
[Colour description according to the CIELAB colour space (petal inside): L* = Lightness, a* = red-green axis, b* = yellow-blue axis]
'Raubritter' (Kordes, 36; light pink), L* 60-70, a* 30-47!, b* -7 to -3
Website/Catalog  (1982)  Page(s) 24.  
 
Macrantha Raubritter (Species) A trailing rose of great charm.  Excellent for banks and ground-cover.  Bears trusses of clear-pink, semi-double blooms of cupped ‘bourbon’ form.  Slight fragrance.  1936.  G. (S) 3 x 6’. 
Book  (1967)  Page(s) 217-218.  
 
A very unusual rose, Raubritter, was raised by crossing a hybrid of R. macrantha with a rambler rose. The globular, thin-petalled, rose-pink blooms - rather reminiscent of the flowers of the Shell Rose, La Reine Victoria - come in large sprays, and last unblemished on the sprawling bush for a remarkably long time. They also look splendid cascading over a low wall. The small, dark leaves are undistinguihed and, later in the season, are subject to black spot; but even this fault, which can be remedied, does not distract from the pleasure Raubritter gives us each season. It is summer-flowering only but we always look forward to it ....
Article (misc)  (1960)  Page(s) 110.  
 
Raubritter Rarely a few hips in favorable years. Triploid.
Article (misc)  (1954)  Page(s) 54.  
 
Raubritter 21 chromosomes.
Magazine  (1939)  Page(s) 60.  
 
Raubritter Large-flowered climber...(W. Kordes Sons...
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