Book (1997) Page(s) 196. Includes photo(s).
R. glauca, R. rubrifolia. Europe 1830. Description... glaucous-purple stems and foliage. Clusters of small, rather inconspicuous, yet quite beautiful flowers of soft mauve-pink. Oval reddish-purple hips in autumn... For many years better known as R. rubrifolia. This is botanically erroneous, R. glauca now accepted as its true name. [NOTE: the photograph shows its hips.]
Book (1993) Page(s) 61. Includes photo(s).
[Listed under "Wild Roses and Their Cultivars"] Formerly R. rubrifolia. Description. Grey or purplish, delicate ornamental foliage and deep purple young twigs. Small flowers are followed by numerous bright red hips. Found wild in the mountains of Europe from the Pyrenees to Albania. Summer flowering. Height: 13 ft. Some scent.
Book (1988) Page(s) 153.
location 145/2, 150/1+2; R. glauca Pourr. (R. rubrifolia Vill.; R. gutensteinensis Jacq.),ROTBLÄTTRIGE ROSE, HECHTROSE, CANINAE, Pyrenées to Yugoslavia in the mountains, 1814, light red center white, small, single, moderate fragrance, cluster-flowered, upright, arching 3 m, few prickles, red-green matte foliage, 5-7 leaflets, orange-red small-medium matte-glossy rounded fruit, upright sepals, fall off complete
location 150/1, R. glauca Pourr. (R. rubrifolia Vill.), CANINAE, provenance: Ottawa, light pink, center white, single, medium size, cluster-flowered, late-blooming, vigorous, upright-arching, 3.5 m, bristles, 5-7 leaflets, orange-red small matte-glossy urn-shaped to rounded fruit, few bristles, extended sepals, fall off early