'Eclipse' rose References
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 216-217. Includes photo(s).
Eclipse Large-flowered/Hybrid Tea. Nicolas (USA) 1935. Description... 'Eclipse' set a high standard for yellow roses in the 1930s...
Book (Feb 1997) Page(s) 10.
Eclipse... elongated pale buds... and in [the author's] garden Eclipse continues to blossom long after the first frosts...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 157. Includes photo(s).
Eclipse Large-flowered. Description. J.H. Nicolas is the raiser... first bloomed on the day of an eclipse in 1932, hence its name. Parentage: 'Joanna Hill' x 'Frederico Casas'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 150.
Hybrid Tea, light yellow, 1935, 'Joanna Hill' x 'Federico Casas'; Nicolas; J&P. Bud remarkably long, pointed, deep gold, with long, narrow, branching sepals; flowers golden yellow, double (28 petals), loose blooms; fragrant; foliage leathery, dark; vigorous, bushy growth.
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 415.
Eclipse Description... named to commemorate the solar eclipse that took place on August 31, 1932... medium yellow... Disease resistant. Not reliably winter hardy without protection...
Book (1985) Page(s) 73.
Eclipse so named because it was first seen to be good on the day of an eclipse of the sun in August 1932; it was introduced in 1935. a yellow Hybrid Tea, grown widely for many years in warmer countries than Britain.
Book (1948) Page(s) pp. 112. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (1945) Page(s) 20.
'Eclipse'. Large, long pointed, deep gold bud, opening into a large semi-double flower of cadmium yellow. very vigorous, branching and free blooming. Highly recommended.
Website/Catalog (1936) Page(s) 38.
New Roses 1936. Eclipse (HT. Nicolas 1935) Large, Iong-pointed, deep gold bud, opening into a large, double flower of uniform reddish gold. Dark green, leathery foliage; vigorous and upright growth. Fragrant. 5/- each.
Good colour 15 to 20 petals; opening to a charming decorative showing prominent reddish stamens.