'True Friend' rose References
Article (website) (2004)
RAPD-PCR analysis was used to answer questions regarding the identity of certain varieties of roses.
The question of the identity of ‘Spray Cecile Brunner’/‘Bloomfield Abundance’ was investigated, indicating that the plant currently grown under both names is truly a sport of ‘Cecile Brunner’, and should be classified as ‘Spray Cecile Brunner’.
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Book (2000) Page(s) 150. Includes photo(s).
‘Cécile Brunner Grimpant’ = Hosp, US, 1894… description
Website/Catalog (4 Jan 1999) Page(s) 27. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 21. Includes photo(s).
Climbing Cécile Brunner Antique Climbing Polyantha. Hosp 1894... originally discovered in California as a climbing sport of the widespread polyantha 'Cécile Brunner'...
Book (1997) Page(s) 31. Includes photo(s).
Book (1996) Page(s) 10. Includes photo(s).
Cécile Brunner, Climbing Polyantha climber... petite pink blooms like miniature hybrid teas... [blooms] early summer to late autumn... Hosp 1894.
Book (Nov 1994) Page(s) 160.
Mlle. Cécile Brunner, Climbing Hosp. (US) 1894... a sport from the original bush form in California. Description... Each bloom is like a miniature Hybrid Tea Rose, of a size to go in a thimble, of clear pink, deeper in the fully double centre...
Book (1994) Page(s) 10. Includes photo(s).
Book (Nov 1993) Page(s) 45.
Cécile Brunner, Climbing... occurred as a sport from the bush form in 1894 in California. (It is more correctly a Hybrid China, as it is thought to be a cross between a Tea Rose and a Polyantha.)
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 110. Includes photo(s).
Cécile Brünner, Climbing ('Fiteni's Rose') China. California 1894. Parentage: 'Cécile Brünner' sport. Description... once-blooming... the flowers are a trifle darker and larger than on the bush...