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Name Description Breeder Introduced Type Climbing
Alice Hamilton large semi-full blooms of crimson red but tends to be pinker in cool periods, This rose doesn’t match the original descriptions by Nabonnand so Identity is suspect but this is still a very pretty china Nabonnand 1903 China
Alice Hoffman A medium size shrub, pink with cerise blooms, this is the Sangerhausan clone. Sometimes thought synonomous with Archduc Charles, we think the two are different Hoffman 1897 China
Archiduc Charles pink changing to crimson, margin very pale cerise Laffay 1825(?) China
Arethusa medium sized flower, light yellow tinted apricot, very imbricated, leathery foliage W. Paul 1903 China
Beauty of Rosemawr large flowers a rich carmine rose, white and crimson veining, a little known china Van Fleet/Conard & Jones 1903 China
Belfield(Bermuda) medium red, considered by many a contender for the true ‘Slaters Crimson China’ n/a Found China
Belmont (l’Hay) climbing pink china, virtually unknown. Not syn. Indica major as it repeats Vibert 1846 China
Bengale Cerise Introduced by Lafay before 1820, this cherry pink rose is thought to have originated from China. Although regarded as a bush, ours is a good climber China
Bengale Gontier Pink climber of unknown origin from L’Hay Unknown China
Bengale Pakistan Small shrub with pink/red flowers discovered in Pakistan. Given to us by by Jan Surguet China
Bengale Rouge deep red, semi-double, ‘Gruss an Teplitz’ x Seedling Jean-Marie Gaujard 1955 intro. China
Catherine II full, medium bloom clear pink, quite small bush Laffay 1832 China
Charleston Graveyard dark red double flowers, large shrub for a china n/a Found China
Comtesse du Cayla crimson shaded yellow, very fragrant, closely related to the teas P. Guillot 1902 China
Cramoisi Supérior (BUSH) globular shaped, medium sized, velvety crimson Coquereau/Audiot/Vibert 1835 China
Cramoisi Supérior (CL) globular shaped, medium sized, velvety crimson unknown unknown China
Ducher full, creamy white, probably some tea blood in this rose Ducher 1869 China
Duke of York white petals edged with carmine or pink w/carmine centre. Indistinguishable from the tea Papiilon W. Paul 1894 China
Dutch Fork China dark red with paler blush n/a Found China
Elyse Flory bright pink, paling on edges, double Guillot Pére 1852 China
Emmie Grey Found in Bermuda, single red similer to Sanguinea but more upright n/a China
Empress of China Climbing Semi double pink blooms Jackson/Elizabeth Nursery Co. 1896 China
Eugene de Beauharnais purple and crimson. Very fragrant Hardy 1837 China
Fabvier semi-double crimson with white stripe. Laffay 1832 China
Fellemberg double flowers, bright pink to crimson. Slightly fragrant Fellemberg 1835 China Y
Fimbriata à Pétales Frangés A most curious and beautiful rosy-crimson rose: each flower-leaf is cut something like the petals of a pink, and as it is imbricated, it looks more like a self-coloured carnation than a rose Jacques 1831 China
Hume’s Blush (Beales form) also known as Odorata, similer to ‘Spice’ the bermuda china n/a China
Indiana Semper (l’Hay) Climbing pink china China
Iréne Watts (Odees pink) came to us with a study name of “Odee’s pink”. After studying this for several years I am convinced that this is the true Irene Watts, matching perfectly the description ‘ Journal des Roses’ 1910 Guillot 1895 China
Jean Bach Sisley silvery-pink with carmine veins. Fragrant Dubreuil 1898 China
Kathleen (Bermuda) single coral pink, a found china from Bermuda. Closely related to Mutabilis and more vigorous Found China
L’Admiration medium pink Roberrt 1856 China
Le Vésuve pointed blooms, opens to full, loose silvery-pink Laffay 1825 China
L’Ouche double pink flowers Buatois 1901 China
Louis Philippe dark crimson Guerin 1834 China
Louis XIV Really a Hybrid Perpetual but usually classified this way. very dark crimson, velvety. Guillot fils 1859 China
Loussous-debat China light to dark pink double flowers n/a China
Martha Gonzales medium red, small semi-double. Occasional white stripes n/a China
Mateo’s Silk Butterflies A Mutabilis seedling, pink/crimson shading but differing from mutabilis lacking yellow and a stockier plant Lettunich 1992 China
Miss Lowes Variety single dark red, a small version of Sanguinea unknown unknown China
Mme. Eugène Résal nasturtium-red to vivid china-pink, base orange-yellow Guillot 1894 China
Mme. Laurette Messimy china pink, coppery yellow at base. Guillot et fils 1887 China
Molesworth cream china (AUS) White/yellow semi double to double. cupped, foliage somewhat like spice. Helga Brichet received this from Australia. Originally found by Rob Peace. Maybe Hyménée China
Mrs. Buiso’s Rose pale pink, single once flowering climber, found in a rome garden Mutabilis sport unknown China
Mutabilis single, open, pinkish yellow fades to crimson Correvon intro. 1896 China
Mutabilis (Yellow) This sport discovered by Helga Brichet in Bermuda. Same as the original but variates from white to pale yellow with some pale pink n/a china
Napoléon crimson with pale pink and yellow tints, large plant and flowers for a china Laffay 1835 China
New Blush A new china gigantea cross. Light pink flowers becoming a large shrub Viraraghavan 2008 China
Odee’s Pink Light pink china like growth. See Irene Watts Found China
Old Blush blush pink aging to dark pink Parsons 1793 China
Old Blush (CL) medium pink fading darker, very vigorous unknown unknown China
Pam’s Pink double pink flowers on a medium size shrub Found China
Papillon (China) hybrid china, pink, medium-size, double, maybe incorrectly attributed Duborg 1826 China
Picayune small double white clusters Found Found China
Pompon de Paris small, full, pink small climber inconnu inconnu China
purpurea Flower purplish red, semi-double; pistil red Chenault 1930 China
Queen Mab peachy pink shaded orange, this clone seems more like a tea W.Paul 1896 China
Rival de Paestum creamy white with pale yellow centre Béluze 1843 China
Rosa chinensis sempervirens This clone was obtained from the Fineschi gardens in Cavriglia. We think this is the closest to the original plant out of all the contenders China
Sanguinea Large pink/carmine single flowers on a large shrub China
Setina (Vintage) A good climber, this is the correct form Henderson 1879 China
Single Pink China single pink Unknown Unknown China
Smith’s Parish semi-double, white with red flecks, very similer to Fortunes 5 colour n/a Found China
Souv. d’Aimee Terrel des Chenes Received as Dr Grill A dwarf shrub Pink/Carmine and white pretty foliage bordered purple, very floriferous Schwartz 1897 China
Unermudliche medium pink, cupped w/ white centres Lambert 1905 China
Velours Episcopale large, full purple-red to violet Modeste Guérin (Angers) 1833 China
Vincent Godsiff Bermuda found, dark red china n/a China
Viridiflora green flowers, “no beauty whatsoever” Banbridge & Harrison 1855 China