'Tapis Persan' rose References
Book (2011) Page(s) 35.
Hayden Foulds. Pick of the Bunch.
'Eyepaint'. (Maceye). Certificate of Merit 1976. One of a few shrub roses to win an award in the early days and probably the only single one as well. 'Eyepaint' was probably ahead of its time as a rose. The single blooms are produced en masse and it has also been widely used by rose breeders around the world.
Website/Catalog (2008) Page(s) 27. Includes photo(s).
An Information List of all Varieties. p6
1975. Eyepaint - Maceye
Book (2004) Page(s) 151. Includes photo(s).
Article (magazine) (May 1999) Page(s) 20. Includes photo(s).
Book (1996) Page(s) 34. Includes photo(s).
Eyepaint ('Tapis Persan', MACeye) Cluster-flowered shrub... big clusters of scarlet buds open to show pale centres and yellow stamens... it will produce 2-3 metre canes that some have mistaken for a climbing sport... McGredy 1975
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 169. Includes photo(s).
Eyepaint (MACeye, 'Tapis Persan') Cluster-flowered. Description... makes a mass of bright color that puts a geranium to shame... brilliant scarlet and gold... the sprays of flowers are very long lasting in water... 'Eyepaint' was a nickname that Sam McGredy gave to this rose when he was still trying it out, and it stuck when it was introduced in 1975. Parentage: Unnamed seedling x 'Picasso'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 170.
Eyepaint® Floribunda, red blend, 1975, (MACeye; 'Eye Paint') 'Tapis Persan'); Seedling x 'Picasso'; McGredy. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 227. Includes photo(s).
Eyepaint ('Eye Paint', 'Tapis Persan', MACeye) Cluster-flowered floribunda. Parentage: Seedling x 'Picasso'. New Zealand 1975. Description and cultivation... copious, scarlet, single flowers with a white centre and prominent yellow stamens...
Book (1993) Page(s) 169. Includes photo(s).