'Emily Gray' rose References
Article (misc) (2005) Page(s) 110, Table 5.1.
Emily Gray : Triploid
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 302.
Emily Gray Wichuraiana. A.H. Williams/B.R. Cant, 1918. 'Jersey Beauty' x 'Comtesse du Cayla' (China)... Deep fawn... Deep yellow, salmon center... glossy, undulated, holly-like foliage... flowers rich golden yellow and almost as large as [those of] 'Mme. Ravary' [Hybrid Tea]... in clusters of ten or more... fairly hardy... it needs careful protection wherever the thermometer goes below 20 degrees F. in winter... In exposed places, it needs some winter protection, in the northern states, until fully established... Prune very sparingly and retain old wood as much as possible... healthy... [A.H. Williams wrote that he had] quite a number of seedlings from that particular cross. Most of them were strong climbers, but quite a fair proportion of them were dwarf and perpetual flowering. The foliage of all of them was good, but none had quite the robustness and individuality of 'Emily Gray'. The colors ranged from deep golden yellow through all stages of yellow to creamy white; one was coppery salmon...
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 222. Includes photo(s).
Emily Gray Large-flowered Climber. Williams (UK) 1918. 'Jersey Beauty' x 'Comtesse du Cayla'. NRS GM 1916... deep gold flowers infused with buff shades and with yellow stamens... little repeat bloom. One of the healthiest of all yellow climbing roses... glossy, dark, bronze foliage
Book (1996) Page(s) 33.
Emily Gray Climber... small trusses of loosely formed double buttery-yellow flowers... Raised by Dr. A.H. Williams (National Rose Society (now RNRS) President 1933/34) and named after his sister, 1918.
Book (1995) Page(s) 23.
Emily Gray is one of the ramblers that survived probably because of its chamois yellow colouring, unique among ramblers...
Book (1995) Page(s) 43.
Rambler. Grows at Sissinghurst.
Book (Nov 1994) Page(s) 239.
Emily Gray Williams, UK, 1918. 'Jersey Beauty' x 'Comtesse du Cayla'. A favourite for many years... glossy foliage... Clusters of warm buff-yellow nearly single flower with good stamens and fragrance...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 159.
Emily Gray Large-flowered Climber, deep golden buff, 1918, 'Jersey Beauty' x 'Comtesse du Cayla'; Williams, A.H. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 139. Includes photo(s).
Emily Gray Wichuraiana rambler. Parentage: 'Jersey Beauty' x 'Comtesse du Cayla'. England 1918. Description and cultivation... A beautiful, semi-double bloom of rich yellow, with golden stamens...
Book (May 1992) Page(s) 316. Includes photo(s).
Emily Gray A.H. Williams (UK) 1918. 'Jersey Beauty' x 'Comtesse du Cayla'... almost double yellow flowers, which pale with age to lemon... rich green, highly polished foliage...