'Reine Blanche' rose References
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 238.
Eglanteria (OGR), white, ('Reine Blanche'; 'Rubrotincta'; R. damascena rubrotincta); Probably R. damascena x R. eglanteria hybrid; Lee, prior to 1846; Re-int. W. Paul, 1912. Flowers creamy white, petals edged pink, semi-double, cupped, vigorous growth; non-recurrent bloom
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 53. Includes photo(s).
Book (1993) Page(s) 39. Includes photo(s).
Book (1988) Page(s) 52. Includes photo(s).
Book (1988) Page(s) 226.
('Reine Blanche', 'Rubrotincta') Eglanteria Hybrid. Lee (UK) Prior to 1846, Reintroduced by Paul (UK) 1912. Description... flowers: large, single or semi-double, white edged pink...
Book (1987) Page(s) 40.
The newly found but really old garden Rose now called 'Hebe's Lip', otherwise 'Reine Blanche' seems to belong to the Provins group (Gallica).
Book (1987) Page(s) 39.
Reine Blanche Jekyll says this is one of the best gallicas (if it is a true gallica)...
Book (1987) Page(s) 24.
Steen classifies it as a Damask-Brier hybrid.
Book (Dec 1985) Page(s) 205.
('Rubrotincta', 'Reine Blanche') W. Paul (UK) Introduced 1912. Thought to be R. x damascena x R. eglanteria. Description... flowers: almost single, white, tinged with red at the petal edges...
Website/Catalog (Nov 1959) Page(s) 34.
('Hebe's Lip', 'Margined Hip', or 'Reine Blanche') A Damask x Briar hybrid of considerable charm. The small, erect bush gives abundant blooms in early June. Semi-double. Petals cupped, creamy white, edged with rosy crimson. 4 ft. x 3 ft.