'Fulgens' rose References
Book (Dec 2000) Page(s) 46.
Joseph Boyau was the successor to Guérin, as well as to the nurseryman Malton [who was Guérin's brother-in-law]
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 44.
[Mentioned in the description for 'Fulgens' Gallica, Vibert, ca. 1830] 'Fulgens' is also a synonym of the Hybrid China 'Malton' (Guérin, 1829), which is "cherry carmine red."
Website/Catalog (1996) Page(s) 7.
Bourbon. Also known as 'Malten'. Almost double flowers of bright cerise, flecked crimson... 1830
Book (1994) Page(s) 34. Includes photo(s).
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 350.
Malton Hybrid China, bright crimson, 1930, ('Fulgens'); Guérin. A parent of some of the early Hybrid Perpetuals.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 82.
Fulgens Description... The chief important of this rose lies in the fact that it was one of the most fertile bourbon roses. It is thought to have been involved in the development of the hybrid perpetual class. The blooms are almost double, of a bright crimson colour verging on cerise pink...
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 17, 114.
Page 17: Jacques, the King's gardener at Neuilly, developed from the Portland the hybrid 'Athalin', a variety which, like 'Malton', is an excellent seed-bearer. 'Athalin', crossed with 'Rose du Roi', would later give remontant roses having the Portland character -- a short and stiff flower stem, with the blossom nestling among the leaves -- which distinguished the first descendants of 'Athalin', varieties of feeble growth and weak remontancy. Rosarians gave these Portland-derived varieties the name Hybrid Portlands to distinguish them frm other remontant hybrids.
Page 114: Malton ('Fulgens') Hybrid China. Guérin 1829. [Author cites information from several sources] From The Journal des Roses: This very fine climber was obtained from a sowing made at Angers about 1830 by Mons Guérin, who, error has it, dedicated it to his niece; however, the truth of the matter is that he dedicated it to Mons Malton, his brother-in-law... Played a large part in the creation of the first HP's...
Book (Dec 1985) Page(s) 336.
Guérin (France) 1830. Parentage unknown. Thought to have been one parent in the early development of the Hybrid Perpetuals. Flowers: bright cerise-crimson. Description.
Article (misc) (1954) Page(s) 40.
Malton 28 chromosomes.
Book (1936) Page(s) 283.
Fulgens ( ? hybrid) Malton ? ; vivid velvety red, once-blooming, climbing habit.