'Little Artist' rose References
An Information List of all Varieties. p6
1982. Little Artist - Macmanly. Nicknamed Manly
Seedling books Books NZ 1972-85. 1982-1983. p15.
Little Artist Manly. MACmanly. (Ko's Yellow x Eyepaint). SP, KO, PO, MA, ARM 79. RO, SW, MA 80. HA - dead. LAV, NIRP, GRU, HUB, ROUN, 81. SPOON, PASS 83.
Book (2004) Page(s) 272. Includes photo(s).
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 55.
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 365. Includes photo(s).
Little Artist (MACmanly, 'Top Gear') McGredy 1982. Description... bold splashes of red with random white markings... As the blooms age the color markings disappear to give an equally attractive, solid, medium red coloration to the petals...
Website/Catalog (9 Jul 1998) Page(s) 8.
Little Artist (MACmanley) Bright red and white "handpainted" 10-petaled flowers cover the healthy, spreading plant...
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 69.
Little Artist Description... semi-double, creamy white blooms that are surrounded by and marked in red... The best hand-painted miniature...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 316.
Little Artist®. Miniature, red blend, 1982, (MACmanly; MACmanley; 'Top Gear'); 'Eyepaint' x 'Ko's Yellow'; McGredy, Sam. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 298. Includes photo(s).
Top Gear ('Little Artist', MACmanly) Dwarf cluter-flowered patio. Parentage: 'Eyepaint' x 'Ko's Yellow'. New Zealand 1982. Description and cultivation... red with yellowish-white markings at the base and on the petal reverse...
Book (1993) Page(s) 29.
Ross Heathcote, New Roses in Victoria.
Little Artist ['Top Gear'] the semi-double bloom (to 10 petals) is a deep red with cream at the base and on the reverse. Poor grower with few flowers. A disappointment.
Book (1993) Page(s) 431. Includes photo(s).