'Splendens' rose References
Book (1936) Page(s) 502.
Myrrhscented (arvensis) ? ? ; flesh-white, climbing habit. = Splendens.
Book (1936) Page(s) 677.
Splendens (arvensis) ? ? ; flesh-white, stained red, climbing habit. = Myrrh scented.
Book (1935) Page(s) 85.
Ruga was a very popular rose years past as were three other Ayrshires which should be found somewhere: Bennett's Seedling.... Dundee Rambler....Splendens, pale flesh, buds crimson when young, flowers double, globular, the crimson buds and globular form of bloom distinguishing it from Ruga.
Book (1909) Page(s) 253.
Splendens ou à odeur de Myrrhe, fleurs blanc carné, grosse.
Book (1902) Page(s) 59.
Some of the Best Old Garden Roses...Climbing Cluster Roses; known as Ayrshire, Hybrids of sempervirens, Musk, &c.....
Splendens; warm white.
Book (1899) Page(s) 167.
Splendens, Ayrshire, carné
Magazine (1895) Page(s) 135.
R. A. var. Splendens.- An exceedingly vigorous-growing variety, with medium-sized white flowers, slightly tinged with pink.
Magazine (1881) Page(s) 353.
[From the article "Landrosen" by Rudolf Geschwind]
...pillar roses....R. arvensis: Splendens...
Book (1877) Page(s) 64.
Splendens is a variety with very large cupped flowers of a creamy blush ; this rose has the peculiar 'myrrh scented' fragrance.
Book (1873) Page(s) 194.
Splendens, (scandens), flesh-coloured, crimson buds; very floriferous. Due to her vigorous growth excellently suitable for a rapid covering of walls etc., as well as for tall pyramids and pillars.