Botanical Abstracts 6: 271-272 (Jan 1921)

1871. Turbat, E. Les belles roses nouvelles ou récentes. [Good roses, new or recent.] Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92:31-32. 1920.—The present article deals with varieties of special merit belonging to the class Pernetiana, created by Pernet-Ducher, which have been introduced since 1910. Constance (Pernet-Ducher), 1915—good for massing, but elongated, orange yellow, striped carmine; flower cadmium yellow passing to golden yellow; more hardy than Rayon d'Or (Pernet-Ducher) 1913. Juliet (W. Paul) 1910,—extremely vigorous; flower full, perfumed, rich rose red deepening on opening, reverse of petals old gold; much in demand as a cut flower. Louise-Catherine Breslau (Pernet-Ducher), 1912—vigorous, flower large, full, shrimp red tinted copper red orange, reverse of petals chrome yellow; good for massing or for cutting. Madame Edouard Herriot, (Pernet-Ducher), 1913—very floriferous, coral red shaded yellow and saffron red, passing to shrimp red; incomparable for massing and excellent for cutting. Marie-Adelaide Grande Duchesse de Luxembourg (Soupert and Notting), 1912 —flower large, full, deep orange, bud elongated, good for massing or cutting. Mistress Wemyss Quin (A. Dickson and Sons), 1914—flower medium, intense chrome yellow; excellent for massing. Expression of judgment is reserved on the following varieties: President Bouche, Raymond, Mrs. Farmer, Severine (Pernet-Ducher), and Golden Emblem (MacGredy). (To be continued.)—E. J. Kraus.

1872. Turbat, E. Les belles roses du groupe hybrides de thés distribueés depuis 1910. [Good hybrid-tea roses distributed since 1910.] Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92:49-60. 1920.—A continuation of a similar article (Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92:31-32. 1920.).—The following varieties are included and briefly described: Admiral Ward (Pernet-Ducher), 1915—good grower, very floriferous, large full flower, carmine shading to flame red and velvety purple, for massing and cutting. André Messimy (P. Guillot), 1914—medium grower, floriferous, brilliant ochreous orange, shaded carmine. Augustus Hartmann (B. R. Cant), 1914—good grower, floriferous, very large flowers, geranium red shaded orange. Colette Martinet (Pernet-Ducher), 1915—extremely floriferous, flowers full, old gold shaded yellow orange, for massing and cutting. Duchess of Normandy (Ph. Le Cornu), 1912—delicate salmon red touched with yellow, for massing. Duchess of Sutherland (A. Dickson), 1912—extremely vigorous, half trailing, flowers the color of the sweet briar but shaded citron yellow, white at base, good for the center of mass plantings and possibly as a cut flower. Edward Mawley (McGredy), 1911—flowers full, very large, rich velvety crimson, for massing. General Superior Arnold Janssen (Leenders), 1911—good grower, flowers full, large, deep carmine, for massing and cutting. Gorgeous (Hugh Dickson), 1915—large flower, well formed, deep orange yellow shaded copper yellow and veined with copper red, adapted to all purposes. George Dickson (A. Dickson), 1912—very vigorous, flowers very large, blackish velvety crimson scarlet. Hadley (A. N. Pierson), 1914—flowers full, deep velvety crimson, good for forcing as a cut flower. Hoosier Beauty (Dorner), 1915—very floriferous, flowers full, sparkling crimson, borne on erect, firm stems, excellent for forcing as cut flower or growing in the open air in France. Lieutenant Chauré (Pernet-Ducher), 1910—vigorous, large, full flower, red carmine shaded garnet, for massing or cutting. Lucien Chauré (Soupert and Notting), 1913 —vigorous, flesh colored rose, for cutting or massing. Madame Caristie Martel (Pernet-Ducher), 1916—very vigorous, very large flowers, full, pure sulfur yellow, deeper at the center. Madame Charles Lutaud (Pernet-Ducher), 1912—large flower, chrome yellow lightly shaded with rosy saffron. Madame Edmond Rostand (Pernet-Ducher), 1912—flower elongated, full, clear rose shaded salmon and of a reddish orange yellow at center. Madame Jules Bouché (J. Croibier), 1910—vigorous, flower elongated, full, salmon white, for massing and cutting. Madame Lucien Baltet (Pernet-Ducher), 1911—flowers large, full, clear rose shaded yellow, for massing. Mrs. Charles Russel (Waban Conservatories), 1913—vigorous, erect, flower large, full, rose carmine, for massing, cutting, and growing in pots. Madame Marcel Delanney (Leenders), 1915—vigorous, floriferous, flowers large, full, soft, tender, shaded rose, stems long and strong; highly commendable. Mayflower (E. G. Hill)—erect, flowers large, white, petals margined with rose. (To be continued.)—E. J. Kraus.

1873. Turbat, E. Les belles Roses du groupe hybrides de thés distribueés depuis 1910. [Good hybrid-tea roses distributed since 1910.] Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92: 69-70. 1920.—A continuation of similar article (Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92: 49-50. 1920.). The following varieties are considered as most worthy: Melody (A. Dickson), 1911—vigorous, compact, flowers of good size, deep saffron yellow, good for massing or cutting. Mrs. Edward Powell (Bernaix), 1910—large  flowers, uniform velvety carmine red, very good for massing. Mrs. Moorfield Storey (E. G. Hill), 1915—vigorous and erect, flowers enormous, tender rose, very good for massing and cutting. Ophelia (Wm. Paul), 1912—flower of perfect form, full, flesh colored salmon shaded with rose, widely grown in United States and England as a cut flower, but little known in France. Primrose (Soupert and Notting), 1912—fairly vigorous, flowers large, melon yellow shaded apricot, good for massing or cutting. Souvenir de E. Guillard (Chambard), 1912—large flowers, rosy yellow shaded coppery carmine. Souvenir de J. Passinge (Chambard), 1912—flowers large, coppery saffron lightly shaded carmine and deep yellow. Souvenir de Gustav Prat (Perner-Ducher), 1910—very large flowers, sulfur yellow. Sunburst (Pernet-Ducher), 1912—well known variety, adapted to all uses, massing, cutting or growing in pots. Senorita Carmen Sert (Pernet-Ducher), 1916—very vigorous, foliage bronze green, flower large, indian yellow shaded pale carmine rose, the edges of the petals striped with bright carmine. Two single varieties are mentioned: Princess Mary (E. J. Hicks), 1915—the largest single flower, crimson scarlet, anthers yellow, buds long and pointed. Red Letter Day (A. Dickson), 1914—flowers large, sometimes with two rows of petals, shining crimson scarlet, producing a good decorative effect. Judgment is reserved on varieties introduced since 1916. The descriptions of all the foregoing varieties are based on plants growing in central France.—E. J. Kraus.

1874. Turbat, E. Les belles Roses nouvelles distribueés depuis 1910. [Good, new roses distributed since 1910.] Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92: 86-88. 1920.—A continuation of the general article on this subject (Rev. Hortic. [Paris] 92: 31-32; 49-50; 69-70. 1920.)—Two hybrid perpetual varieties are mentioned: Candeur Lyonnaise (Croibier, 1913)—seedlings of Reine des Nieges, large, double flower, pure white sometimes touched with sulfur yellow; and Louise Cretté (Chambard), 1915)—very vigorous, floriferous, large flowers, white tinted cream at center. The following varieties, all of which forms are adapted for massing in beds and for pot culture, belong to the Polyanthus or dwarf multiflora perpetual group. Andree Lenoble (E. Turbat and Co., 1916)—very vigorous, large clusters, double flowers, brilliant rose or clear red, very early; Baby Lyon Rose (E. Turbat and Co., 1916)—erect growth, double flowers, coral red; Bordure (Barbier and Co., 1911) very dwarf, flowers double, pure carmine, good for a border; George Elger (E. Turbat and Co., 1912)—erect growth, flower coppery gold passing to clear yellow, forces well; Ellen Poulsen (Poulsen, 1911)—vigorous, flowers in large clusters, double, deep shining rose, the best variety for pot culture and forcing; Jeanny Soupert (Soupert and Notting, 1912)—vigorous, large clusters of flowers, flesh-colored white; one of the best; Mme. Jules Gouchault (E. Turbat and Co., 1913)—large erect panicles, buds vermilion red shaded orange, passing to bright rose and then clear rose when open; Marie Brissonnet (E. Turbat and Co., 1913)—dwarf, large corymbs of medium sized flowers, flesh-colored rose bordered carmine; Maman Turbat (E. Turbat and Co., 1911)—very vigorous and hardy, flowers soft China rose, shaded clear peach pink and reddish yellow, the backs of the petals saffron and tender flesh white, excellent effect; Margenta (Barbier and Co., 1916)— dwarf, flowers semi-double, violet red passing to reddish violet; Merveille des Rouges (Dubreuil, 1911)—dwarf, flowers full, intense crimson with a white center; Renoncule (Barbier and Co., 1913)—dwarf, flowers shaped like a buttercup, brilliant salmon rose, very different from any other; Triomphe Orléanais (J. Peauger, 1912)—vigorous, flower deep scarlet red not tending to violet; Yvonne Rabier (E. Turbat and Co., 1910)—hardy, flowers white tinged clear sulfur yellow, of its class the best white for massing.—E. J. Kraus.