'Iceberg' rose References
Website / Catalog (23 Oct 1998) Page(s) 14, 16. Includes photo(s).
Page 14: [Photo]
Page 16: Iceberg Floribunda. Kordes 1958. Large decorative sprays of pure white fragrant blooms (may 'pink' in hot weather)...
Book (1997) Page(s) 126.
Varietal name: Korbin. Selling name: 'Iceberg'; 'Schneewitchen' [sic] in Germany; 'Fée des Neiges' in France.
Book (Jul 1996) Page(s) 17. Includes photo(s).
Iceberg Cluster-flowered bush (Floribunda) Kordes (Germany) 1958 ('Fée des Neiges', 'Schneewittchen') Description.
Book (1996) Page(s) 105. Includes photo(s).
Iceberg ('Fée des Neiges', 'Schneewittchen', KORbin) Cluster-flowered floribunda bush. Kordes 1958
Book (1995) Page(s) 133.
[At Sissinghurst Castle] in the white garden the central arbour of Rosa mulliganii dominates the planting scheme at the beginning of July, while white 'Iceberg' roses are set in frames of box to formalize the arrangements...
Book (1995) Page(s) 111. Includes photo(s).
Book (1994) Page(s) 124.
Iceberg Description... Probably the rose with the widest sale in the world... The most fantastic planting [McCann has] seen was in the Valley of Fransshcok in Cape province where there must be 10,000 bushes of it surrounding the memorial to the Huguenots... The flower is immaculate white, carried in clusters on long stems...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 219-220, 389. Includes photo(s).
Pages 219-220: [Photo] Iceberg (KORbin, 'Schneewittchen', 'Fées des Neiges') Cluster-flowered. Parentage: 'Robin Hood' x 'Virgo'. Reimer Kordes 1958. Description... small clusters of nicely shaped blooms. They are fragrant but not always stark white; cool weather often brings out a touch of pale pink...
Page 389: Summer Snow Cluster-flowered... introduced in 1938 by Jackson & Perkins, it is a sport of 'Climbing Summer Snow', raised by the French firm of Couteau two years earlier. Until the introduction of 'Iceberg' it was the most popular white cluster-flowered Rose in the United States... a low-growing, heavy-blooming white bush...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 254.
Floribunda, white, 1958, (KORbin; 'Fée des Neiges'; 'Schneewittchen'); 'Robin Hood' x 'Virgo'; Kordes, R. Bud long, pointed; flowers pure white, double, large blooms in clusters; very fragrant; foliage light green, glossy; vigorous, upright, bushy growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 232-233. Includes photo(s).
Iceberg ('Schneewittchen', 'Fée des Neiges', KORbin) Cluster-flowered floribunda. Parentage: 'Robin Hood' x 'Virgo'. Germany 1958. Description and cultivation... One of the most popular and widely admired roses, and certainly the best known white floribunda... may show pink flushes as they mature, especially in autumn... Very hardy, can tolerate extreme cold. May develop black spot or mildew if sited too close to other plants...