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'Himmelsauge' rose References
Article (magazine)  (2011)  Page(s) 118.  
Questionable rose identities: We do not recognize following rose cultivars of Rudolf Geschwind as corresponding to the historical descriptions:....'Himmelsauge' - Multiflora, 1895....
Article (magazine)  (2006)  Page(s) 7, 9.  
p. 7: Among the roses Geschwind created with R. rugosa were...the very unusual purple-blooming, almost indestructible climber called Himmelsauge.

p. 9: Some roses were sold to Peter Lambert (Zigeunerknabe and Parkzierde) and to J. C. Schmidt (Himmelsauge, Schneelicht and Theano) and are still attributed to them.
Book  (2003)  Page(s) 56.  
'Himmelsauge' syn. 'Francesco Dona' (Geschwind, introduced and renamed by Schmidt, 1894). Description
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 281.  
Himmelsauge Translation: "Heaven's Eye". Geschwind/J/C/ Schmidt 1895. Parentage: Rosa setigera x R. rugosa 'Plena'. The author cites information from different sources... dark velvety purple-red...
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 60.  
'Himmelsauge' (Geschwind 1895) R. setigera x R. rugosa 'Rubra Plena' Dark purple-red, large, double, cluster-flowered, floriferous, fragrant. Tall.
Website/Catalog  (1938)  Page(s) 12.  
Himmelsauge [set.] (Geschwind 94), very dark velvety violet-red, large, double, upright, fragrant, late-blooming, hardy.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 78.  
Rosa setigera....Himmelsauge, 1894 (Geschwind): Bloom 8-9 cm, very double, fragrant, dark velvety violet-purple. Abundant growth 2,5-4 m. Very hardy, late-blooming hardy variety.
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 346.  
Himmelsauge (multiflora) Geschwind 1895 [R. rubifolia (setig.) X R. rug. rubra plena; velvety dark purple, large, double, solitary and in clusters of 6, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, late bloom, growth 8/10, climbing, 3m., hardy. Sangerhausen
Magazine  (1928)  Page(s) 98.  
Himmersange (oeil du ciel) Gerschwind, 1894), fleur grande, odorante, rouge pourpre foncé velouté
Website/Catalog  (1926)  Page(s) 21.  
Ramblers. Setigera. Himmelsauge (J. C. Schmidt 1895). The same excellent characteristics as [Belle de Baltimore, Beauty of the Prairies, Bijoux de Prairies, De la Grifferay, Eifel, Erinnerung an Brod], only with different coloured blooms; magnificent velvety dark red.
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