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(1994)  Page(s) 50.  
It was first recorded growing during the Middle Ages in monastery gardens. It is fragrant. Scientists today have not found any basis for its purported medical properties. The emperor Charlemagne had the 'Apothecary's Rose' planted in the imperial garden. It was brought to this country by the Pilgrims. It has naturalized in many areas of the country.
(1994)  Page(s) 50.  
'Belle de Crecy' was known before 1829. The blossom is mauve and mauve blend with a green button eye, quartered (100+ petals), and fragrant. The bush grows to 4 to 5 ft. The plant requires regular deadheading and is arching with gray-green foliage
(1994)  Page(s) 50.  
Roserie de l'Hay, circa 1800. Description... flowers usually bloom in clusters of four on long arching canes... blooms in spring, but for a longer period than many old roses... tolerant of partial shade... becomes as wide as it is high... may develop black spot...
(1994)  Page(s) 51.  
'Complicata' blossoms are a pink blend, single (7 petals), and fragrant. Description... The flowers are long-lasting, closing at night and opening with the sun...
(1994)  Page(s) 60.  
Hansa Schaum & Vantol, 1905. Description... medium red, clove-scent...
(1994)  Page(s) 52.  
1832. Description... white, quartered (200+ petals), fragrant, disease-resistant... A cross between a Damask and an Alba or Centifolia. Green, button-eye centers (or pips)... Prune down to a foot or two from the ground every three or four years, taking out the oldest canes as low as possible.
(1994)  Page(s) 53.  
('Black Jack') Soupert & Notting 1856. Description. A Gallica and China hybrid.
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