'Reine des Neiges' rose References
Website/Catalog (4 Jan 1999) Page(s) 22. Includes photo(s).
Book (Oct 1997) Page(s) 214.
[Nichols was not happy with this rose...] Frau Karl Druschki let me down... Personally I think that Fraul Karl is going to the dogs. When I was a boy she was firm-breasted, upright, and of a dazzling purity. Of recent years she has been getting blowsy, fatigued and almost sallow. I bought her because I hoped she might have reformed. She hasn't.
Book (1995) Page(s) 88. Includes photo(s).
Book (Nov 1994) Page(s) 142.
Frau Karl Druschki Hybrid Perpetual. Lambert (France) 1901. ('Reine des Neiges'. 'Snow Queen', 'White American Beauty')... this has always been an indispensable white rose... description, cultivation and discussion about its breeding...
Book (1994) Page(s) 95. Includes photo(s).
Book (Dec 1993) Page(s) 99-100.
Frau Karl Druschki ('Snow Queen', 'Reine des Neiges', 'White American Beauty')
Lambert (Germany) 1901
Parentage: 'Merveille de Lyon' x 'Madame Caroline Testout'
... tall... white with just a hint of lemon... [flowers] are very close to those of a Hybrid Tea... foliage is light green... may require spraying against mildew... Little or no fragrance...
Book (Nov 1993) Page(s) 30. Includes photo(s).
Page 30: Hybrid Perpetual... the best-known white [Hybrid Perpetual]... completely lacking in scent.
Page 31: [PHOTO]
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 182. Includes photo(s).
Frau Karl Druschki Large-flowered. ('Schneekönigin', 'Snow Queen', 'Reine des Neiges', 'White American Beauty') Peter Lambert 1901. Description... on its introduction it was hailed as the finest white rose yet... Frau Karl Druschki was the wife of the President of the German Rose Society. Parentage: 'Merveilled de Lyon' x 'Madame Caroline Testout'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 191.
Hybrid Perpetual (OGR), white, 1901, ('F.K. Druschki'; 'Reine des Neiges'; 'Snow Queen'; 'White American Beauty'); 'Merveille de Lyon' x 'Mme. Caroline Testout'; Lambert, P. Bud pointed, tinged carmine-pink, flowers snow-white, center sometimes blush-pink, double (35 petals), large, scentless; foliage dark; vigorous growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 120-121. Includes photo(s).
Frau Karl Druschki
Botanical grouping: Chinensis
'Merveille de Lyon' x 'Madame Caroline Testout'
('Reine des Neiges', 'Snow Queen', 'White American Beauty')
... one of the most justifiably admired white roses. Pink-tinted buds open to... pure white flowers... some believe this rose is really a hybrid tea, but it is correctly classified as a hybrid perpetual... recurrent... loves dry climates. Pegging down the long shoots will encourage profuse flowering on the side stems. Pruning should be minimal.