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82 Old Roses: Foetida Roses.




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This article is from the Rose Gardening FAQ, by Bill Chandler chandler@austin.ibm.com, Jolene Adams jolene@cchem.berkeley.edu, Brent C. Dickerson odinthor@csulf.edu, Karen Baldwin kbaldwin@veribest.com, and many contributors

82 Old Roses: Foetida Roses.

R. foetida has long attracted the attention of horticulturists and
botanists because of its bright coloring, and at length entered into
the mainstream by the role it played in the production of the
Pernetiana roses, leading directly into the modern Hybrid Tea. The
plant is a large, arching shrub. R. foetida itself is bright yellow,
`Bicolor' is coppery orange on the inside and yellow on the outside of
the petals, 'Persian Yellow' is a double yellow. Several hybrids have
been produced, of which the following are notable: 'Le Reve', `Star of
Persia', 'Harison's Yellow'. The Pernetiana group of hybrids is covered
in a separate section.

 

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