'Magia Nera' rose References
Website/Catalog (17 May 2014)
Registered Name: 'Comsor'
Synonyms: Schwarze Rose®
ARS Approved Exhibition Name: Norita®
HT, dr, 1973, Combe; bud round ; flowers very deep red, large, dbl., high-centered, moderate fragrance; foliage dark, leathery; vigorous, bushy, spreading growth. [Charles Mallerin × seedling]. Introductions:
Kern Rose Nursery, 1971
Book (2007) Page(s) 360.
'COMsor', HT, dr, 1973, (Norita), [Charles Mallerin x seedling], Combe, Maurice ... description
Book (2004) Page(s) 110-112. Includes photo(s).
Magia Nera 1977... almost black with a dark garnet-red reverse.
Book (1990) Page(s) 61.
p61. Ted Phillips, Victoria. Some of the Darker Reds and Others. 'Norita' A good plant with the darkest coloured flowers we have seen. Flowers will open only in hot, dry weather and the colour always lacks life. May be better in a hotter and drier climate.
p62. ibid. 'Tassin'. ....Difficult to tell if this or 'Norita' is the darkest colour we have. At least this one can have some life in the colour.
Website/Catalog (1973) Includes photo(s).
p10. Photo. 'Norita'. Large globular shape cherry red opening to full double bloom with heady fragrance.
p15. 'Norita' (HT, Kordes, 1969). Resembles the old popular cabbage type rose with globular blooms of cherry red colouring. A delightful fragrance.
Website/Catalog (1972) Page(s) 16.
'Norita' (HT Kordes, 1969). In years gone by the old favourite cabbage type of rose were very popular and this newcomer is reminiscent of that style of rose. Large globular shaped buds are of cherry red opening into a large full bloom which carries a delightful heady fragrance.
Book (1969) Page(s) 27.
Roy and Heather Rumsey. New Roses. Hybrid Tea. 'Norita' (Schwarze). Here is another good red, about whose raising and parentage we know little. A well formed rose with a good growth habit.
Book (1968) Page(s) 180.
W. G. Treloar advertisement. New Roses for 1968. 'Norita' HT. Long-stemmed blood red.