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'Akebono' rose References
Book  (2002)  Page(s) 18.  
Rated 6.5
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 68.  Includes photo(s).
‘Akebono’ = Hybride de thé – tons jaunes, remontant. Il forme un robuste buisson à port droit, à l’élégant feuillage vert foncé luisant, bien résistant aux maladies… Kawai, Japon, 1964. ‘Ethel Sanday’ x ‘Narzisse’.
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 68.  Includes photo(s).
Akebono Large-flowered/Hybrid Tea. Kawai 1964. Description... disease ressitant... light yellow flushed with carmine...
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 5.  
Akebono Hybrid Tea, light yellow flushed carmine, 1964, 'Ehtel Sanday' x 'Narzisse'; Kawai. Description.
Book  (1978)  Page(s) 86.  
Mr. I. J. LeFevre, Tasmania. Akebono.....
Book  (1977)  Page(s) 93.  
Mr. I. J. LeFevre, Tasmania. .... Akebono capable of producing exhibition blooms.
Book  (1973)  Page(s) 59.  
Roy and Heather Rumsey, NSW. New Roses. 
Akebono HT. (Kawai). A rose of somewhat pale colour, a very light yellow, but it does have good form and is very double. The foliage is good, and it is fragrant.
Book  (1968)  Page(s) 155.  
Dr. A. S. Thomas. New Roses in Victoria. 
Akebono, HT. (Kawai) This Japanese cultivar is full of promise. It resembles both 'Mme. A. Meilland' and 'Grand'mere Jenny' with fairly strong colouring and long petals. It could be of exhibition standard at times. The young foliage is quite as red as that of 'Mrs. Sam McGredy', 'Europeana' and 'Violet Carson'.
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