'Universal Favourite' rose References
Book (1909) Page(s) 237.
Universal favourite, fl. doubles, lilas tendre à centre blanc, en corymbe.
Book (1908) Page(s) 67.
Universal Favorite. Manda, 1899. Porcelain rose.
Website/Catalog (1907) Page(s) 15.
Universal Favorite (Manda 1899 wich.) magnificent porcelain-pink, double, fragrant
Book (1906) Page(s) 169.
W. A. Manda, South Orange, New Jersey, introduced in 1897 and 1899 a number of very distinct climbing roses, with R. Wichuraiana as one parent. They are practically evergreen.....Universal Favourite, double pink flowers, very fragrant.
Website/Catalog (1903) Page(s) 134.
Wichuraiana Hybrid Roses:
Universal Favorite A very vigorous variety. The strong shoots are densely covered with birght green foliage; the fragrant double flowers over 2 inches in diameter and of a soft rose color, are borne in profusion.
Book (1902) Page(s) 161.
6250. Universal favorite....(Manda 1898), rose
UNIVERSAL FAVORITE. (Manda.) This is the most vigorous plant of the set. The long
branching shoots are covered with dense, bright green foliage. The double flowers are
over two inches in diameter, and of a beautiful rose color, similar to the Bridesmaid,
and deliciously fragrant. A grand variety for any purpose.