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'Safrano' rose References
Book  (1931)  Page(s) Vol. II, p. 685.  
A certain amount of French otto is also distilled from garden roses. 'Ulrich Brunner,' distilled with other garden blooms, give a fair quality oil or concrete, known as 'Roses de France.' Other varieties which frequently enter into the composition of 'Roses de France' concretes are 'Gruss an Teplitz,' 'Frau Karl Druschky,' Narbonnand, Van Houtte, Safrano, Paul Neyron, Madame Gabriel Luizet, Madame Caroline Testout, Baronne de Rothschild, Mrs. John Laing, Madame Maurice de Luze, François Juranville, Gerbe Rose and Gloire d'un Enfant d'Hiram.
Website/Catalog  (1927)  Page(s) 37.  
Worth-while Roses.
Yellow Roses.
Field-grown, strong 2-year plants, $1 each, $7.50 for 10, $50 per 100
Safrano.  Tea.  Apricot-yellow; fine form.  Splendid old Rose.  Good grower.
Book  (1926)  Page(s) 34.  
Safrano (Beauregard, 1839): no rose-garden is a real rose-garden until Safrano is in it. It is a little old darling - close to a century old - whose lovely buds of saffron and apricot are just about the sweetest things imaginable. I have always wanted a small bed of Safranos edged with forget-me-nots, but in our unaccommodating climate the forget-me-nots stop blooming before Safrano begins, and that's a pity. Farther north, perhaps, or farther south they may be caught together. The plant is fairly hardy; I have several five years old; but even if it had to be replaced each spring, I should still have it. I am not sure just what there is about it I admire and like so much; perhaps it was my first really successful rose.
Website/Catalog  (1924)  Page(s) 16.  
Safrano.-  Fl. moyenne, jaune soufre.
Website/Catalog  (1922)  Page(s) 30.  
General List. (151) 'Mrs. Frank Bray' (HT) (A. Dickson) F. I. Saffron yellow of good shape, but lacks substance. An improved Safrano.
Magazine  (Jul 1921)  Page(s) 230-231.  
Les meilleures variétés de Rosiers Thés pour la plantation des massifs sur la Côte d'Azur
Rapporteur : M. Paul NABONNAND, Golfe-Juan
Anne Leygues, carmin cocciné. Archiduc Joseph, rose saumoné. Baronne Henriette de Loew, blanc. Bertha Klemann, carné. Christine de. Noue, rouge. Comtesse de Bardi, jaune. Comtesse E. de Guigné, rouge cuivré, Comtesse de Leusse, rose brillant. Comtesse de Noghera, rose tendre. Général Schablikine, rouge brillant. Général Galliéni, rouge ponceau, feu. Isabelle Nabonnand, rose tendre carné. Francis Dubreuil, rouge vif. Mme Charles, jaune. Mme Claire Jaubert, tendre carné. Mme Lambard, rose vif. Mme Hoste, jaune tendre. Marie d'Orléans, rose vif. Marie Van Houtte, crème. Papa Gontier, rose vif. Paul Nabonnand, hortensia. Peace, crème saumoné. Princesse Radziwil, rose foncé. Prince Wasilchikoff, cramoisi. Reine Emma des Pays-Bas, jaune cuivré. Safrano, jaune cuivré. Sylphide, carné tendre. Tillier, rouge cuivré.
Book  (1920)  Page(s) 325.  
Safrano (Tea) Beauregard, 1839.- Apricot-yellow.- Moderately vigorosu.- Garden pot, buttonhole.- (Prune sparingly.)
Website/Catalog  (1915)  Page(s) 46.  
The Rose is at home in the South, where we can produce flowers cf all kinds nearly the year around...
Safrano.  Tea.  Saffron and apricot-yellow; large, semi-double.  Very beautiful, especially in bud.
Website/Catalog  (1914)  Page(s) 15.  
Tea Roses. Safrano. Quite double, apricot with orange, delightful bud
Magazine  (4 Dec 1913)  Page(s) 23.  
Roses in the South.  [A paper by S. W. Crowell, of Roseacres, Miss, read at the third annual meeting of the Mississippi Nurserymen's Association, held at Agricultural College, Miss. continued from The Review for November 27. 1913.]
Tea Roses.
The class of roses dear to all rose growers in the south are the tea roses.  With such varieties as Pink and White Cochet, Helen Good, Duchess de Brabant, Mme. Lambard, Safrano and William R. Smith, this type will ever be truly representative in our southern climate.  This section of everblooming roses seems to embody every delicate tint and color of the rainbow, with vigorous growth and strong, healthy, leathery foliage that is resistant to mildew.  They are persistent bloomers and practically all are highly perfumed, an attribute essential to a perfect rose.
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