Website/Catalog (7 Jan 2016)
ARS Approved Exhibition Name: Danaë
HMsk, ly, 1913, Pemberton; flowers pale buff-yellow, fading white, semi-dbl. to dbl., borne in clusters; recurrent bloom; growth to 6 ft. [reputedly Trier × Gloire de Chedane-Guinoiseau]
Roses in Review: Garden Rating: 7.7 Exhibition Rating:
Article (misc) (2005) Page(s) 110, Table 5.1.
Book (2000) Page(s) 193.
‘Danaë’: arbuste… en bouquet… doubles, jaune d’œuf profond passant au chamois, puis au blanc. Peu parfumé, mais remontant tout l’été… grand buisson sain, au feuillage brillant, vert intense, excellent en groupe dans une bordure d’arbustes. Pemberton, 1913.
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 365.
Danaë Hybrid Musk. Pemberton 1913. Parentage: 'Trier' x 'Gloire de Chedane-Guinoisseau' (Hybrid Perpetual). The author cites information from different sources... Yellowish white... requires winter protection...
Magazine (1999) Page(s) 16. No. 17.
Peter Harkness. The Hybrid Musks. Part 1.
There was confusion in Pemberton's own mind, for he described Danae, 'Moonlight' and others as Hybrid teas for some years after everyone else had decided to call them Hybrid Musks. He is said to have adopted the term Hybrid Musk in 1919....
Book (1997) Page(s) 26. Includes photo(s).
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 123.
Hybrid Musk (Shrub), light yellow, 1913, Reputedly 'Trier' x 'Gloire de Chédane-Guinoisseau'; Pemberton. Flowers pale buff-yellow, fading white, in clusters; height 6 ft.; recurrent bloom.
Book (1993) Page(s) 218. Includes photo(s).
A Hybrid Musk; changes to buffy-cream with age. Pemberton (Britain) 1913. ('Trier' x 'Gloire de Chedane-Guinoisseau') Flowers continuously. Height: 150 cm (5 ft.) Width: 120 cm (4 ft.) Scented.
Magazine (1991) Page(s) 25. No. 18.
Peter Harkness. The Hybrid Musks. Part 2.
Danae 'Trier' selfed or 'Trier x 'Gloire de Chedane-Guinoisseau' (Hybrid Perpetual).
Book (1985) Page(s) 85.
[One of two roses that were the first to be introduced by Joseph Pemberton in 1913, Danaë and Moonlight] both shrubby, cluster flowering, and pale yellow to white, the latter being particularly beautiful in its clear, broad blooms. With delight their breeder recorded that flowers of 'Danaë', all cut from the open, and sufficient to furnish six vases, had been placed on the altar of his church on Christmas Day, 1913...