'Rose Comtesse' rose References
Book (2002) Page(s) 84.
R. foetida bicolor Species, red blend, prior to 1590. Rated 7.7
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 51. Includes photo(s).
R. foetida bicolor (syn. 'Austrian Copper') is a popular sport of R. foetida and is similar in all respects except for color, which is bright almost luminous orange-red.
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 12.
R. foetida bicolor A sport of R. foetida. 'Austrian Copper'. Known for reverting to the original color [of R. foetida] ...
Book (May 1998) Page(s) 52, 53. Includes photo(s).
Page 52: Rosa eglanteria punicea ('Austrian Copper', 'Corn Poppy Rose', Rosa Eglanteria var. punicea, Rosier Eglantier var. couleur ponceau) Description...
Page 53: [Illustration]
Book (1997) Page(s) 120. Includes photo(s).
Austrian Copper (R. foetida bicolor, R. lutea punicea) Asia, 16th century or earlier. Description... Flowers: rich copper-orange... The flower occasionally reverts to the original yellow and sometimes both colours appear on the plant simultaneously...
Book (Oct 1996) Page(s) 38, 39. Includes photo(s).
Page 38: R. foetida bicolor ('Austrian Copper') Description... Big, single, poppy-like flowers are a dazzling orange-flame with yellow stamens and a dark eye. It occasionally reverts to its yellow parent, R. foetida, and you get yellow and flame flowers on the same bush... This is an important rose because it is the ancestor of all the modern bicoloured Hybrid Teas.
Page 39: [Photo]
Book (Nov 1994) Page(s) 102-103.
R. foetida bicolor (Rose lutea punicea) ... known since before 1590... Miss Willmott tells us it is known in France by the name of Rose Capucine and used to be known as Rose Comtesse... the double form was apparently recorded in 1815 or thereabouts...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 506.
R. foetida bicolor (Jacquin) Willmott, SPecies, red blend, ('Austrian Copper Rose'; et al), Introduced prior to 1590. Description.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 267.
Jaune Bicolor Species, yellow streaked red, 1633, R. foetida bicolor sport.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 32. Includes photo(s).