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'Matangi ®' rose References
Book  (2011)  Page(s) 35.  
Hayden Foulds. Pick of the Bunch. 'Matangi' (Macmam) Certificate of Merit 1975. The first rose ever to received PVR protection in New Zealand, 'Matangi' is also one of the hand painted roses that emerged during the 1970s. Very colourful with its orange scarlet blooms with silvery reverse. Free flowering and very healthy, this one is a good all round variety.
Booklet  (2008)  
An Information List of all Varieties. p6
1974. Matangi - Macman. Nicknamed Manuel
Book  (2004)  Page(s) 230.  
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 402, 403.  Includes photo(s).
Page 402: Matangi Description... one of Sam McGredy's most beautiful 'hand-painted' roses... orange-red blooms with a silvery white eye and silver undersides to the petals. The color is more intense in cooler weather...
Page 403: [Photo]
Book  (Jul 1996)  Page(s) 31.  Includes photo(s).
Matangi Cluster-flowered bush (Floribunda) McGredy (New Zealand) 1974 ('Macman') Description.
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 56.  
Matangi (MACman) Cluster-flowered (Floribunda) bush. Description... cupped double flowers of orange-red, with white eye and reverse, 3.5 in (9 cm) across... Matangi (Maori for breeze) also refers to a village and a ship.
Book  (1996)  Page(s) 108.  Includes photo(s).
Matangi (MACman) Cluster-flowered floribunda bush... one of the loveliest of the 'painted' roses, with petals of rich orange-red with a white eye, and silvery white on the reverse... [the name] is a Maori word for 'breeze' and also a village name, and was the name of one of the first troopships bringing soldiers home after the Second World War
Book  (1994)  Page(s) 125.  
Matangi Description... It came from the hand-painted line of Sam McGredy but displays far less of the variety of colouration than varieties like 'Picasso' and others... a small white eye in the centre of the orange-red bloom...
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 281.  Includes photo(s).
MACman. A rose of distinction and character. Description. 1974. The name is Maori, and comes from the title of a song of friendship. Seedling x 'Picasso'. Repeats.
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 366.  
Floribunda, red blend, 1974, (MACman); Seedling x 'Picasso'; Sam McGredy IV. Bud ovoid; flowers orange-red, silver eye and reverse, double (30 petals), large (3 1/2 in.); slightly fragrant; foliage small; bushy growth.
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