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Biltmore Roses 1913
(1913)  Page(s) 10.  
Hybrid Perpetual Roses.
Abel Carriere
A velvety crimson Rose, with fiery center, conspicuous in any garden, regardless of its fellows. The fragrance is lasting. The flowers come freely, especially abundant in early summer, and are large and full. The plant grows vigorously, with many short, spreading canes, noticeable for their few thorns. This Rose has been upon the market for a number of years, and more and more of them are grown each season, especially by amateur Rose-lovers.
(1913)  Page(s) 56.  
Wichuraiana Hybrid Roses
Adelaide Moulle
The blossoms of the Adelaide Moulle Rose are a peculiar shade of rose and pale yellow, with the usual fragrance of the family. The blooms are double and come profusely in hundreds of graceful clusters-characteristic of the Wichuraiana strain. The plant is very vigorous, and thrives with a minimum amount of attention. It blossoms in mid-season, the flowers lasting for many days.
(1913)  Page(s) 76.  
China, or Monthly Roses.
Agrippina Rose is one of the old favorite China, or Monthly Roses, as they are called. The blossoms are brilliant fiery red, sweet-scented and double in appearance. The blooms come profusely and the whole plant is very attractive. Highly recommended.
(1913)  Page(s) 57.  Includes photo(s).
Wichuraiana Hybrid Roses
Alberic Barbier
The Alberic Barbier Rose is one of the most vigorous of the Wichuraiana Hybrids. The vines creep or climb with persistence, and their bronzy, waxy foliage is beautiful. The blossoms are creamy white, with canary-yellow centers. The buds are darker yellow, and both flowers and buds are fragrant. It blooms almost constantly, with full-double flowers that come both singly and in clusters. The plant is resistant to insect attacks and mildew, and requires little attention. (See illustration, page 56.)
(1913)  Page(s) 57.  
Wichuraiana Hybrid Roses
Alexander Treamouillet [sic]
This variety has foliage of bronze, turning to bright glossy green and remaining upon the plant until nearly all other varieties have dropped their leaves. The flowers are white, tinted with rose and salmon toward the center- delicately blended and especially pleasing to the eye. The fragrance is present at all times. The blooms are borne in clusters and are large and double. The flowers begin to appear in early summer, and the first burst of blossoms is very profuse. The plant is of vigorous growth, and is admirably adapted for ground-cover or for trellises.
(1913)  Page(s) 10.  Includes photo(s).
p.10) Hybrid Perpetual Roses.
Alfred Colomb
There are few Roses whose every blossom is as perfect as those of Alfred Colomb. There are none who fragrance is sweeter. The flowers are carmine in color; full and globular in shape, appearing frequently over a long season. The bush grows lustily, erect and big, and the foliage is handsome. The plant does well under ordinary circumstances. It is an efficient fellow in all respects and deserves a place in every garden, paying its way in both flowers and foliage.
(1913)  Page(s) 27.  
Hybrid Tea Roses.
Alice Lindsell
A creamy white Rose, with pink center, delicate as the first faint flush of a morning in May. It lacks all of the boldness of the more highly colored Roses, but its modesty is inspiring. The petals are so charmingly soft one wants to rub them between the fingers or hold them against the cheek. The blossoms are large, full and well formed, the individual petals being especially shapely; the flowers have a peculiar, mild, sweet fragrance. The plant is of vigorous habit of growth, responding readily to every attention the possessor may bestow, yet it is robust enough to thrive in almost any situation, and produce its dainty flowers in such profusion that one first stops to wonder, then remains to admire.
(1913)  Page(s) 49.  
Tea Roses.
Aline Sisley Rose is of an unusual color, and as attractive as it is unusual. The color might be described as reddish purple, toned with crimson and maroon, rich and splendid in hues that are most comforting. The fragrance is that of ripe fruit, and is lasting. The blossoms begin to appear in June, and continue until November. They are large, double and of exquisite form. The plant is of moderate growth, but unusually hardy, showing a marked tendency to withstand the effects of winter. One of the most delightful of the Tea Roses and highly commended as a general-purpose flower. One need not be a connoisseur in Roses to appreciate the good qualities of Aline Sisley Rose-- from day to day during the blooming season one learns to look for and admire the rich colors of the flowers.
(1913)  Page(s) 42.  
Climbing Tea and Noisette Roses
Alister Stella Gray Rose, one of the most admirable of the Climbing Noisette family, was originated by a prominent English Rose-grower several years ago. The fragrant blossoms are rich apricot-yellow, with lighter edges, and come in large clusters. They are fragrant and full. The plant is of vigorous growth and blooms constantly. It is especially suitable for pillars and arches, the rapid growth soon covering the supporting frame with a covering of green and yellow brocade that is a delight to every lover of Roses, as well as to those who know Roses only as flowers that come in early summer.
(1913)  Page(s) 10.  Includes photo(s).
Hybrid Perpetual Roses.
The American Beauty Rose was discovered in France, by an American tourist, growing in a wayside garden under another name. The tourist, appreciating its splendid qualities, brought it to this country and rechristened it the American Beauty. It proved to be one of the most popular of Roses, and is today more widely known, at least in the realm of cut-flowers, than any other. In color it shades from a deep pink to carmine-cerise, the color being so clear and the texture so delicately woven that the darker veins lend a peculiar charm to its beauty. The fragrance is bold, but delicate, giving a delightful odor to a wide area- never heavy or oppressive in a close room where there are armfuls of the flowers. The plant blossoms profusely, producing long, rugged stems heavily clothed with foliage. The flowers are large, regular and globular, and as the buds open slowly, they are wonderfully durable and desirable for cutting- especially suited for carrying in the hand in clusters. The American Beauty is very successful in the outdoor gardens of some sections and grows vigorously, with erect canes. Perfectly proportioned, sweet in its every aspect, this Rose lends enchantment to the favored garden and gives to the immediate surroundings a flowery delight.
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