Hortus Croomensis
An Historical and Descriptive Account of Croome D'Abitot, the Seat of the Right Hon. the Earl of Coventry pp. 120-122 (1824)
By William Dean

 

1 Chinensis, China Flush. China. 1, 12, H. ♄
  Banksiae Lady Banks's.   6, 7, G. ♄
  minor, small Chinese.   1, 12, H. ♄
  centifolia, large.      
  albiflora white.      
  sanguinea, large dark red.      
  odorata, sweet.     G. ♄
  odoratissima, animating.      
2 spinosissima, Scotch. Britain. 6, 7, H. ♄
    striped-flowered.      
    yellow ——      
    white ——      
    double ——      
    marble ——      
    tall Scotch,      
3 lutea, single-yellow. Germany.    
4 sulphurea, double-yellow. Levant.    
5 rubiginosa, sweet-brier. Britain.    
    double-red,      
    mossy,      
    blush,      
    semidouble,      
6 provincialis, Province S. Eur.    
    single moss,      
    double,      
    white,      
    common,      
    scarlet,      
    blush.      
    white.      
    pompone,      
    Childing's,      
    spoilers,      
    Dutch,      
7 Carolina, Carolina. N. Amr.    
    spreading,      
    upright,      
    double Burnet-leaved.      
    Pensylvanian,      
8 centifolia, hundred-leaved. S. Eur.    
    Dutch,      
    Blush,      
    Singleton's.      
    Burgundy.      
    double-velvet.      
    Sultan.      
    Lisbon.      
    Bishop.      
    Cardinal.      
    blush royal.      
    petite.      
    Pluto.      
    monstrous.      
    two-coloured.      
    shell.      
9 Damascena, damask. S. Eur.    
    single.      
    double.      
    blush.      
    York and Lancaster.      
    red monthly.      
    white.      
    blush.      
    Goliah.      
    imperial blush.      
10 blanda, Hudson's Bay. Newfoundland. 5, 8, H. ♄
11 bicolor, red and yellow. Germany. 6,  
12 Cinnamomea, Cinnamon. England. 6.4  
    double.      
13 arvensis, double dog. Britain. 6,7,  
14 hispida, hispid-stemmed.      
15 parviflora, small-flowered. N. Amr. 6, 8  
16 lucida, shining-leaved.      
17 villosa, apple-bearing. Britain.    
    double-flowered.      
18 ferox, Hedgehog. Caucasus.    
19 laevigata, smooth-leaved. Georgia.    
20 sempervirens, evergreen. Germany. -  
21 pumila, dwarf. Austria.    
22 suaveolens, American sweet briar. N. Amr. 5, 6,  
23 moschata, musk. Barbary. 7, 10,  
    double.      
24 Alpina, Alpine. Switzerland. 6, 7,  
25 multiflora, Bramble-flowered. China.    
26 Lawranciana Miss Lawrance's. Mauritius. 1, 12, f. ♄
27 Coventriana, Lady Coventry's China. China.   G. ♄
28 bracteata, Macartney.   8, 10, H. ♄

The varieties of what are termed Dutch Roses are so numerous, that the Author would think himself culpable in enumerating the whole that are cultivated at Croome, which being the case, he has merely mentioned those that are most remarkable, either for beauty or from their curious growth.

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