Page's Prodromus p. 25 (1817)
William Bridgewater Page,
Southampton,
[From the Hammersmith Nursery]

The initial of the color of each Species of Rose is placed at the head of the line; viz.
w. white, f. flesh, pk. pink or rose color, y. yellow, o. orange, st. striped, p. purple, r. red, b. brown, l. light, d. dark.

S.P. — Sandy loam, light hazel loam.
P.L. — Peat and loam mixture, most peat, as 2 to 1.
R.M. — Rich Mould, or a mixture of rotten dung and loam.
Com. — Any common earth.
* — tender plants
ROSAE FL: SIMP: SINGLE ROSES Prop. Flow. Soil. Hgt. Counry
w. alba. Common White Lay: June R.M. 4. S. Eu.
w. alpina. Alpine White 2. Switz.
r.y. — rubra. — Red
y. americana lutea. American Yellow July P.L. 4. N. Am.
y. — stricta. — Upright
r. blanda. Labradore 3.
r. — spinis rubris. Red-spined 2.
l.y. Bracteata. Ld: Macartney's Cut: Aug. L.P. 2. China.
l.y. carolineana. Spreading Carolina Lay: July S.P. 4. N. Am.
r. caucasica. Caucasian Lay: June Com: 4. Asia.
d.r. centifolia. Velvet R.M. 3. Europe
f. cinnamomea. Cinnamon Com: 4. S. Eu.
pk. damascena. Damask 3.
pk.*. diversaeflora Oblique-petaled July L.P. 1 1/2. China.
y.* fenestrata. Transparent Cut: June S.P. 1. N. Am.
r. ferox. Hedgehog Lay: Com: 4. Siberia
r. gallica. Officinal 3. S. Eu.
* Grevillii. Greville's Cut: China.
f. hibernica. Irish Suc: 1 1/2. Ireland
f.* indica. China Cut: July P.L. 6. China.
p.* — caerulea. — Bluish 2.
r.* — resplendens. — Resplendent
f.* — salicifolia. — Willow-leaved
* involocrata. Involucrate Cut: R.M. 2. India.
w. kamschatica. Kamschatka Lay: Com: 4. Russia.
w. lucida. Shining-leaved 2. N. Am.
y. lutea. Yellow June R.M. 3. S. Eu.
y.o. — bicolor. — Austrian
f. Lyonii. Lyon's July. S.P. 4. N. Am.
d.p. minuta. Smallest Com: 3. Britain.
y.* missouriensis. Missouri S.P. N. Am.
w. moschata. Musk . Aug: R.M. 6. Barbary
pk. muscosa. Moss June 4. Asia.
f. olympica. Olympic Com: 6. Greece.
r. pendulina. Without Thorns 4. N. Am.
f. pensylvanica. Pensylvanian Aug: S.P. 1 1/2.
w. pilosa. Levant June P.L. 1. Levant.
pk. pimpinelli fol: Burnet-leaved May Com: 4. S. Eu.
f. praecox. Earliest 2. Britain
pk. procera. Creeping June 2. Siberia.
pk. provincialis. Province R.M. 3. S. Eu.
pk. pumila. Dwf: Mountain Com: 1. Austria.
w. pyrenaica. Pyrenean Spain.
* Roxburghii. Roxburgh's Cut: P.L. 2. India.
f. rubifolia. Bramble-leaved Lay: July L.P. 4. N. Am.
pk. rubiginosa. Sweet Briar Seed June Com: 5. Britain.
d.r. — coccinea. — Scarlet Lay: R.M. 3.
pk. — apiifolia. — Parsley.leaved 3.
w. sibirica. Siberian Com: 1. Siberia.
w. spinosissima alb: Scotch White Suc: May P.L. 1 1/2. Scotland.
r. — rubra. — Red
st. — pennicillata. — Pencilled
p.w. — marmorata. — Marbled
w. — stricta. — Upright
  taurica. Taurian Lay: June Com: Asia.
w. teneriffensis. Teneriffe Cut: 4. Teneriffe
pk. turbinata. Frankfort Lay: July R.M. 5. Austria.
pk. villosa. Apple-bearing June 8. S. Eu.

 

ROSAE FL: PLEN: DOUBLE ROSES Prop. Flow. Soil. Hgt. Counry
w. alba. Common White Lay: June R.M. 4. S. Eu.
w. 2. — — Agate 2.
w. 3. — — White Belgic 3.
f. 4. — — Celestial 2,
f. 5. — — Clus: Maiden's Blush 3.
f. 6. — — Gt: Maiden'sBlush 6.
f. 7. — — Imperial Blush 4.
f. 8. — — Shailer's Province 2.
w. 9. — — Spineless Virgin 2.
f. arvensis. Hip Com: 8. Britain.
w.* Banksiana. Lady Banks's Cut: Aug.. P.L. 6. China.
f. Canina pl: Double Dog Lay: May Com: 8. Britain.
r. centifolia. Hundred-leaved June R.M. 4. S. Eu.
p. 2. — — Dutch May 3.
pk. 3. — — Early June
f. 4. — — Petite
pk. 5. — — Singleton's
St. 6. — — Two-colored 2.
r. 7. — — Velvet 3.
r. cinnamomea. Cinnamon Lay: May Com: 6.
pk. damascena. Damask Red June R.M. 3.
f. 2. — — Blush
w. 3. — — White
st. 4. — — York & Lancaster
w. moschata. Musk Lay: Aug. 8. Barbary.
pk. muscosa. Common Moss June 4. Asia.
f. 2. — — Blush
r. 3. — — Scarlet
st.* 4. — — Striped 2.
w.* 5. — — White
pk. menstrualis. Monthly Red Aug: 3. S. Eu.
f. 2. — — Blush
w. 3. — — White
pk. 4. — — 4 Seasons English
pk. 5. — — 4 Seasons French
pk. normandica. De Meux 1 1/2. S.France.
pk. 2. — — De Rheims 2.
pk. 3. — — Mossy 1 1/2.
f.r. 4. — — Pompone 1.
pk. 5. — — Spongs 2.
pk. 6. — — St. Francis
p. parvifolia. Burgundy Red 1.
f. — pallida. — Blush
f. parviflora. Pensylvanian Aug: S.P. 1. N. Am.
pk. pimpinellifolia. Burnet-leaved May Com: 5. S. Eu.
pk. provincialis. Common Province June R.M. 3.
pk. 2. — — Blandford 2.
f. 3. — — Blush 2.
pk. 4. — — Cabbage 3.
pk. 5. — — Childing's 2.
pk. 6. provincialis. Dwarf Province Lay: June R.M. 1 1/2. S. Eu.
f. 7. — — Early 2.
pk. 8. — — Imperial 3.
st. 9. — — Pencilled 3.
r. 10. — — Scarlet 2.
w. 11. — — White 2.
pk. 12. — — Yorkshire 3.
pk. rubiginosa. Sweet Briar. Com: 5. Britain.
f. 2. — Manning's July R.M. 1 1/2.
f. 3. — — Monstrous 4.
f. 4. — — Mossy 1 1/2.
b. 5. — — Royal June 3.
pk. 6. — — Semi-double 4.
w. spinosissima. Scotch Province. May P.L. 4. Scotland.
f. 2. — — Blush 1.
p.w. 3. — — Dark Marbled 1.
f. 4. — — Light Red 1.
p.y. 5. — — Princess 1.
f. 6. — — Purple 1.
r. 7. — — Red 1.
p.y. 8. — — Straw-color 1.
w. 9. — — White 1.
y. suphurea. Yellow Tall July S.L 4. Levant.
y. — minor. — Dwarf 1 1/2.
pk. venusta. Mignon Red June R.M 2. S. Eu.
f. 2. — — Blush
r. 3. — — Crimson
r. 4. — — Dark
r. 5. — — Favourite
pk. 6. — — Incised
st. 7. — — Pencilled
st. 8. — — Striped
pk. villosa. Apple-bearing 8.

A SELECTION OF THE FINEST DOUBLE ROSES,
Collected from different Parts of the World,
WHICH HAVE YET NO SPECIFICAL ARRANGEMENT.

1 Abundant 12 Bella nera 23 Brunette
2 Albanian 13 Bijou 24 Brunswick
3 Amaranth 14 Bishop 25 Brussels
4 Amsterdam 15 Black Mottled 26 Burgama
5 Antwerp 16 Blue 27 Burning Coal
6 Atlas 17 — and Purple 28 Carmine
7 Athenian 18 Blush Royal 29 — Proliferous
8 Belgic blush 19 Breda 30 — Superbe
9 — Lesser 20 Bright Crumpled 31 Cardinal
10 — Red 21 — Purple 32 Carnation
11 — White 22 Brilliant 33 Castile

 

34 Catalonian 79 King 124 Pyramide Superbe
35 Chancellor 80 Leyden 125 Queen
36 Champion 81 Light Purple 126 Ranunculus
37 Changeable 82 Lisbon 127 Refulgent
38 Cirezia coloré 83 Lively 128 Regent
39 Cluster 84 Lucca 129 Reine de Roses
40 Cornelian 85 Lurid 130 Rosa de Tivoli
41 Crimson Dutch 86 Madam 131 Rosa Munda
42 — Purple 87 Maesta 132 Rosa Paestana
43 — Royal 88 Magdalen 133 Coupée
44 Dark Violet 89 Magnifica 134 Of Parnassus
45 Dauphin 90 Maiden 135 Peruquée
46 Delicata 91 Malta 136 Royal Bouquet
47 Diana 92 Marbled 137 — Red
48 Dragon 93 Margaretta 138 — Virgin
49 Dutch Tree 94 Marsailles 139 Sanspareille
50 Dwarf Proliferous 95 Milanese 140 Sceptre
51 — Province 96 Mirabelle 141 Scura Turchesa
52 Early Blush 97 Mogul 142 Semi aperta
53 — Ranunculus 98 Montpellier 143 Siciliana
54 Eccedenté 99 Neapolitan 144 Senza Ugualé
55 Egyptian 100 Nonpareille 145 Siren
56 Elysian 101 Normandy 146 Shell
57 Emperor 102 Negro 147 — Dark
58 Enchantress 103 Notté 148 Sophia
59 Favourite Purple 104 One Sided 149 Stadtholder
60 Fiery 105 Orleans 150 St. George's
61 Flanders 106 Paragon 151 St. John's
62 Flemish 107 Persian 152 St. Patrick's
63 Firenzé 108 Phoenix 153 Staeban
64 Fringed 109 Plicate 154 Sultana,
65 Garnet 110 Pluto 155 Supreme Beauty
66 Gallant 111 Porto-Belle 156 Suprema
67 Genoese 112 Pomona 157 Surpassant
68 Giant 113 Pompadour 158 Swiss
69 Gloria Mundi 114 Poppy 159 Tutta Bellezza
70 Goliath 115 Portland 160 Trafalgar
71 Grand Purple 116 Primo Arrossiré 161 Triumphant
72 — Monarch 117 Prolific 162 Turban
73 — Triumphant 118 Proserpine 163 Tuscany
74 Illustrious 119 Prince 164 Venetian
75 Incomparable 120 Princess 165 Versailles
76 Infernal 121 Purple Imperial 166 Victory
77 Italian 122 — Mottled 167 Zealand
78 Jerusalem 123 Pyramidal    

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