'Lavender Pinocchio' rose References
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 54.
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 30. Includes photo(s).
Lavender Pinocchio Floribunda. Boerner 1948. Description... A uniquely colored flower of lilac pink with an undertone of cappuccino brown...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 249. Includes photo(s).
Lavender Pinocchio Cluster-flowered. Bred by Eugene Boerner and introduced by Jackson & Perkins in 1948. Parentage: 'Pinocchio' x 'Grey Pearl'. Description... the color is not a straight lavender, but pleasingly mixed with café au lait tones...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 306.
Floribunda, mauve, 1948, 'Pinocchio' x 'Grey Pearl'; Boerner; J&P. Bud ovoid, light choclate-olive-brown; flowers pink-lavender, double (28 petals), large (3-3 1/2 in.) blooms in clusters; fragrant; vigorous, bushy, compact growth,
Book (1993) Page(s) 137. Includes photo(s).
A large-flowered brownish-lavender Floribunda with a bushy habit. Much used in breeding because of its unusual colours. Boerner (USA) 1948. ('Pinocchio' x 'Grey Pearl') Flowers throughout summer. Height: 60 cm (2 ft.) Some scent.
Website/Catalog (1953) Page(s) 6.
Novelty Roses 1953. Lavender Pinocchio Hyb. Poly. (Boerner, 1948.) Large semi-double blooms in clusters which, in a cool climate, might justify the term lavender, but so far only a dull, slaty grey has been seen here. 8/6 each.
Article (magazine) (Dec 1951) Page(s) 22.
'Grey Pearl', a controversial item in itself and of no distinguished popularity, has mothered a new and distinctly fashionable group of hybrids... Greying a color or shading, brings new color qualities not available with pure pigments. That is what 'Grey Pearl' contributes, as illustrated in the smoky pink-lavender of Lavender Pinocchio.