'Gloire des Rosomanes' rose References
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 96-97.
Gloire des Rosomanes Translation: "Glory of the Rose-Maniacs" ('Ragged Robin', 'Red Robin') Bourbon. Plantier/Vibert 1825... dark crimson... Intense red with a white nub... Purpling in heat... brilliant intense red... raised in Lyon about fifteen years ago by Mons Plantier [written before 1854]... a sparkling maroon, at the center of which one sees its numerous sulphur-yellow stamens...
Book (1989) Page(s) 38.
‘Gloire des Rosomanes’ (Ragged Robin, Red Robin) . This variety was once used as an understock for it is one of the more vigorous Chinas. The large loose blooms are borne in loose clusters, being light crimson shading paler upon ageing. Large light green foliage and smooth wood. 1825. Medium to tall height, semi-single, fragrant, perpetual flowering
Book (1988) Page(s) 71. Includes photo(s).
Book (1988) Page(s) 91. Includes photo(s).
‘Gloire des Rosomanes’. ….Plant: Many bunched stems, forming a large loose shrub 2 – 3 metres high, with large slightly hooked thorns….
Book (1971) Page(s) 83.
Notes on the Origin and Evolution of our Garden Roses by C.C. Hurst
...In 1825 the remarkable Bourbon 'Gloire des Rosomanes' appeared with its perennial scarlet-crimson flowers, and vigorous habit of growth, and became the chief ancestor of the scarlet and crimson Hybrid Perpetuals with their rich Damask fragrance.
Article (misc) (1960) Page(s) 109.
Gloire des Rosomanes Moderate to good crop of hips most years. Triploid.
Book (1936) Page(s) 52.
...thirty per cent of the total production is on Ragged Robin* understock. The remaining production is divided between Manetti, Odorata, the "Texas Wax" (which is presumed to be Odorata), Canina, Rugosa, and Mme. Plantier. All these variations from either Multiflora or Ragged Robin are obviously for special uses. ...
*Ragged Robin is the old China or Bourbon rose sent out in 1825 by the French hybridiier Vibert as Gloire des Rosomanes
Book (1936) Page(s) 99.
Gloire des Rosomanes Vibert, 1825. Flower semi-double, brilliant cardinal in clusters, flowering until winter. Growth vigorous. Very greatly esteemed in its day. This I have just flowered and think true.
Book (1936) Page(s) 624.
Rosomanes, Gloire des (hybrid china or HP) Vibert 1825; bright carmine, large, semi-double, broad, large clusters, fragrance 4/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, growth 7/10, climbing. = Ragged Robin. Sangerhausen
Book (1936) Page(s) 613.
Robin, Ragged (HP) = Gloire des Rosomanes