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"Rose de Resht" rose References
Book  (1995)  Page(s) 71.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Nov 1994)  Page(s) 46.  
 
Two Roses introduced by Miss Lindsay prior to the Second World War probably fit into the Damask group. They are Rose de Resht and 'Rose d'Hivers'. The former may well prove to be the true 'Rose du Roi', as suggested by Brent Dickerson in The Garden for January 1989. The proof would be to acquire 'Panachee de Lyon', which is reported to be a striped sport from it. I found this unstable, liable to sport wholly to the red colouring, but could not compare it with the Resht Rose at the time, and have now lost it.
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 517.  
 
Damask (OGR), deep pink, (Brought to England by Miss Nancy Lindsay from Persia or France in the 1940s.) Flowers bright fuchsia-red, fading with lilac tints, very full, rosette form; very fragrant (damask); foliage dense; vigorous, compact; long-season bloom.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 79, 81.  Includes photo(s).
 
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Page 81: Portland. Description. Flowers: purplish-crimson. There are signs of Gallica Rose influence both in flower and leaf, but the fact that it produces a second crop of flowers suggests its place is in this class… Brought to England by Miss Nancy Lindsay from Iran or France.
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 22.  
 
Damask Perpetual. Original introducer and date unknown. Descriptive information from primary sources. [Dickerson says,] Rescht is a provincial capital in Persia, to which this rose was possibly brought during the French repprochement circa 1807. It is possibly the red 'Tous-les-Mois'.
Book  (1992)  Page(s) 65.  
 
Damask shrub; deep pink with mauve shadings; blooms of medium size, double; growth upright, compact, 36 x 30 in (90 x 75 cm); good scent. Old garden rose from Persia; to England per Lindsay in the 1940s.
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 43.  Includes photo(s).
 
An Autumn Damask introduced by Miss Nancy Lindsay. Description. Repeats. Brought back from Iran.
Website/Catalog  (1986)  Page(s) 37.  
 
Rose de Rescht (Portland).....Shows Gallica influence. 
Website/Catalog  (1985)  Page(s) 43.  
 

Rose de Rescht.....Remontant.

Website/Catalog  (1983)  Page(s) 40.  
 

Rose de Rescht.....Remontant only when young.

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