'Perle d'Or' rose References
Book (1993) Page(s) 101. Includes photo(s).
Poly-pom. Rambaux (France) 1883. ('Mme. Falcot' x a Polyantha). Flowers continuously.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 249.
Perle d'Or (Translation, 'Golden Pearl') Polyantha. Rambaux/Dubreuil, 1883. Parentage: 'Polyantha alba plena' x 'Mme Falcot'. [Author cites information from different sources and, from Journal des Roses, "Developed by P. Rambaux in 1875 and released to commerce in 1883 by F. Dubreuil.".]
Book (1988) Page(s) 52.
Perle d'Or Polyantha... orange-cream... Because of its perfectly-scrolled buds and miniature flowers, it was also known as the buttonhole rose... 4 feet
Book (1985) Page(s) 121-122.
Francis Dubreuil was a tailor, who had been tempted away from his trade by roses... Francis [Dubreuil] had married Marie, daughter of Joseph Rambaux, who was a gardener at the Parc de la Tete d'Or... [after Rambaux died,] Francis Dubreuil introduced old Joseph's new roses, one of which was the enchanting little 'Perle d'Or', a China rose with light pink and yellow blooms on a miniature scale.
Book (1962) Page(s) 89.
Dr. R. S. Rodney Francis. Hastings, New Zealand.
Perle d'Or. We tend to regard the Hybrid Polyanthas .....
Article (misc) (1954) Page(s) 43.
Perle d'Or 14 chromosomes.
Book (1937) Page(s) 76.
Perle d'Or polyantha (Ducher 1883) [pollen quality] 73%
Book (1936) Page(s) 555.
Perle d'Or (polyantha) Dubreuil or Rambaux 1883; R. polyantha alba X Mme. Falcot or Mme. Charles; nankeen-yellow, centre orange, large, double, imbricated, fine form, in clusters of 20-30, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, repeats, upright stems, bright green foliage, growth 5/10, short. Sangerhausen
Book (1930) Page(s) 26.
Dwarf Polyantha Roses
Listed separately this season, for convenience sake, these true ever-blooming Roses, which bear their showy clusters of small flowers almost the whole year through, are most valuable for bedding, massing and edging where a continuous blaze of color is desired.
Perle d'Or (1883) Often called the "Yellow Cecile Brunner” which it resembles in exquisite form but with flowers of light orange or creamy yellow borne in graceful sprays; constant bloomer, quite disease proof. ... 75 cents
Book (1926) Page(s) 55.
'Perle d'Or', (Dubreuil, 1888) is similar [to 'George Elger'] , but even more tender.