'Elegance' rose References
Website/Catalog (Oct 1999) Page(s) 47.
Elegance (Climber) Very large, fully double but shapely flowers of clear yellow, fading attractively to lemon with age. Good, rich green foliage. Vigorous. Will repeat when established. 1937.
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 160. Includes photo(s).
Elegance Climber. Description... soft canary-yellow color... Raised by Dr and Mrs Walter Brownell of Long Island in 1937 in their quest for roses that would endure their subarctic winters, it is one of the easiest yellow roses to grow. Parentage: 'Glenn Dale' x ('Mary Wallace' x 'Miss Lolita Armour')
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 154.
Elegance Large-flowered Climber, yellow, fading white at edges, 1937, 'Glenn Dale' x ('Mary Wallace' x 'Miss Lolita Armour'); Brownell. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 156. Includes photo(s).
Elegance Large-flowered climber. Parentage: 'Glenn Dale' x ('Mary Wallace' x 'Miss Lolita Armour'). USA 1937. Description and cultivation... The individual blooms are medium-sized, primrose yellow, slightly deeper in the centre, very double, and of perfect formation...
Book (May 1992) Page(s) 316.
Elegance Brownell (USA) 1937. 'Glenn Dale' x ('Mary Wallace' x 'Miss Lolita Armour')... clear yellow flowers... pale with age to lemon... Sometimes gives a subdued repeat performance in autumn...
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 90. Includes photo(s).
Book (1939) Page(s) 23.
Harry H. Hazlewood. The New Roses of 1939.
Elegance, HT. (Brownells, 1938) has not yet bloomed
Website/Catalog (1939) Page(s) 36.
New Roses 1939. Elegance (Clb. HT. Brownells, 1938) Large, double, china-tea scented flowers of a sparkling spectrum yellow. When fully open the outer petals are cream and the heart of the flower is a bright yellow. The blooms are carried on very stiff stems, while the growth is vigorous and upright and the dark shiny green foliage resistant to mildew and black spot. 5/- each.
Not flowered yet.