Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 365.
Eva Hybrid Musk. Kordes 1933. Parentage: 'Robin Hood' (Hybrid Musk) x 'J.C. Thornton' (Hybrid Tea). The author cites information from different sources... Carminy red, white center...
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 24. Includes photo(s).
Eva Hybrid Musk. Kordes 1933. Description... large trusses of striking blooms. The single-petaled or loosely semi-double flowers are comprised of carmine red petals edging a white base. A prominent button of golden stamens rises from the center... Reported by Graham Thomas as being the first tetraploid among the Hybrid Musks and a prominent parent of many shrub roses by Kordes...
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 230. Includes photo(s).
Eva Modern Shrub. Kordes (Germany) 1933. Description... huge panicles of 75 or more flowers... semi-double and carmine-red in color with a white center...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 167. Includes photo(s).
Eva Hybrid Musk. Wilhelm Kordes 1933. Description... carmine-red flowers, paler at the centres... Kordes bred it not for elegance but for vigor and hardiness... It has passed these qualities on to its many descendants. Parentage: 'Robin Hood' x 'J.C. Thornton'
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 167.
Hybrid Musk (Shrub), red blend, 1933, 'Robin Hood (Pemberton' x 'J.C. Thornton'; Kordes. Bud pointed; flowers carmine-red, center white, semi-double, large blooms in clusters to 75; fragrant; very vigorous growth; intermittent bloom.
Book (1954) Page(s) 73-77.
H. D. Wulff. "Notes on the Breeding Behavior of Rosa roxburghii
and Rosa multibracteata
'Eva' was produced by Mr. W. Kordes from a cross between the diploid Lambertiana rose 'Robin Hood' and the tetraploid hybrid tea rose 'J. C. Thornton'. It has also not become triploid but is a tetraploid rose like the male parent.
Book (1947) Page(s) 143.
Eva (Hybrid Musk) bears large fragrant, semi-double, carmine-red flowers with white eyes in clusters upon vigorous upright bushes with much disease-proof foliage. Kordes 1933....Tall growth...June-September. Very hardy.
Book (1936) Page(s) 246.
Eva (Multiflora Lambertiana) Kordes 1933; Rob. Hood X J.C. Thornton; bright glowing carmine, center white, 5-7cm., single, sometimes semi-double, open, flat, lasting, in clusters to 75, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, continuous bloom with interruptions, long & strong stems, growth 7/10, climbing, 2m., hardy. Sangerhausen