'Sweetbriar' rose References
Book (2002) Page(s) 84.
R. eglanteria Species, light pink, single. Rated 8.4
Article (magazine) (2001) Page(s) 393.
R. eglanteria L. Ploidy 5x
Pollen fertility 30.4%
Selfed Fruit set 95.2%
Selfed Seed set 79.9%
Book (2001) Page(s) 444.
Rosa rubiginosa L., Mant. Pl. 2, App. (1771) 564.
Rosa eglanteria L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 491, nom. ambig., non L. (1760); R. suavifolia Lightf., Fl. scot. 1 (1777) 262; R. rubiginosa vulgaris Willd., Enum. Pl. Hort. Berol. (1809) 546; R. walpoleana Greene, Leafl. bot. observ. 2 (1912) 264.
Eglantine, sweet brier; German Weinrose; French rosier rouillé; Italian rosa robiginosa, rosa balsaminina, Spanish eglantina roja; Russian roza eglanterija.
Europe, Asia Minor, Cauvcasus to W Asia; naturalized in North America.
Book (Feb 1999) Page(s) 12-13. Includes photo(s).
Sweetbriar Rose One of Taylor's 50 Best Roses. Description, vital statistics, and care advice... Sweetbriar rose is a familiar sight in the hedgerows of its native England... clusters of petite flowers with five pink petals and flashy yellow stamens...
Website / Catalog (4 Jan 1999) Page(s) 130. Includes photo(s).
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 51. Includes photo(s).
Rosa eglanteria (R. rubiginosa, 'Sweet Briar')... The dark green foliage smells strongly of apples, especially when crushed...
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 9, 11. Includes photo(s).
Page 9: [Photo] R. eglanteria Mature plants are majestic, showered with pretty pink blossoms, and swathed in tough foliage that smells precisely like green apples...
Page 11: R. eglanteria Blossoms: single, blush pink. Foliage: smells like green apples (concentrated in young tips). Height: to 15 feet. Hips.
Book (Mar 1998) Page(s) 8, 16. Includes photo(s).
Page 8: Rosa rubiginosa ('Sweet Briar') whose crumpled foliage has a scent of green apples, very hardy
Page 16: [Photo] R. rubiginosa ('Eglantine Rose', 'Sweet Briar', 'Rosier Rouillé') Description... one of the most common species roses found growing wild... Flowers: pink... Foliage smells like green apples...
Book (1997) Page(s) 2. Includes photo(s).
Book (1997) Page(s) 16. Includes photo(s).
Rose-pink, single flowers ... followed in autumn by attractive scarlet hips... apple-scented leaves.