'Souvenir du Président Carnot' rose References
Website/Catalog (13 Jul 2012)
'Souvenir du President Carnot' (Hy Tea; Pernet-Ducher – 1894). A classic early hybrid tea rose with large, double blooms in flesh pink, with a deeper centre, and paler outer petals. Dark green foliage covers a bush of reasonable vigour. 1.5m. x 1m.
Thanks to Peter Beales for supplying us the initial budwood.
Book (Dec 2000) Page(s) 409.
Souvenir du Président Carnot Hybrid Tea. Joseph Pernet-Ducher (Lyon, France) 1894
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 568.
Hybrid Tea, light pink, 1894, Seedling x 'Lady Mary Fitzwilliam'; Pernet-Ducher. Bud long, pointed; flowers flesh-pink, center shell-pink; fragrant. Notable as one of the parents of 'Dr. W. Van Fleet'.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 272.
Souvenir du Président Carnot Hybrid Tea. Pernet-Ducher, 1894. Seedling of 'Lady Mary Fitzwilliam'. [Author cites information from different sources. The Journal des Roses says: "This pretty rose, dedicated to the unfortunate president of the Republic who fell under the dagger of the miserable Caserio, was raised in 1890."]
Book (May 1992) Page(s) 404-405.
Souvenir du Président Carnot Hybrid Tea. Pernet-Ducher (France) 1894... shell-pink flowers with deeper centres...
Website/Catalog (1982) Page(s) 38.
Souvenir du President Carnot (Hybrid Tea) A pleasing mixture of flesh and shell pink. Scented and quite vigorous. 1926 (R) 4 x 4’
Book (1936) Page(s) 130.
Carnot, Sv. du Président (HT) Pernet-Ducher 1894; ? X L. M. Fitzwilliam; flesh-pink, edges flesh-white, very large, very double, solitary or up to 3, fragrance 8/10, floriferous, growth 7/10, upright. Sangerhausen
Book (1926) Page(s) 49.
Souvenir du President Carnot (Pernet-Ducher, 1894): perfect flowers of a rare shade of very light pink. Bloom is sparse and the growth very poor.
Book (1922) Page(s) 29. Includes photo(s).
Souvenir du President Carnot
Book (1917) Page(s) 22.
Roses Worth While for Everybody by George C. Thomas, Jr.
The Best Forty-eight Garden Roses. First or Southern Division*, Light Section.
Souvenir du President Carnot. Hybrid Tea. Flesh shaded white, with us flesh to light shell-pink center; perfume mild; thirty-four blooms throughout the season on Multiflora; growth not of the best; tall but not uniform. Good for cut-flower.
*It should be noted that these forty-eight varieties are also recommended by Mr. Thomas as best for the "Second or Moderate Division." — Editor.