'Lilac Charm' rose References
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 54.
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 252. Includes photo(s).
Lilac Charm Cluster-flowered. E.B. LeGrice 1961. Parentage: 'Lavender Pinocchio' x seedling from Rosa californica. Description... single flowers of palest mauve set off by crimson stamens...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 313.
Floribunda, mauve, 1962, LeGrice; Wayside Gardens Co., 1952. Bud pointed; flowers pastel mauve, anthers golden, filaments red, single (5-8 petals), flat, large (4 in.) blooms in clusters; fragrant; foliage dark; upright, compact growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 236. Includes photo(s).
Lilac Charm Cluster-flowered floribunda. Parentage: Bred from a R. californica seedling. England 1961. Description and cutlivation... lilac-mauve with prominent red stamens...
Book (1988) Page(s) 46.
[In his breeding program, Edward Burton Le Grice used] the whole range of purple and dark red Gallicas, especially those that were generous with their pollen, such as 'Tuscany Superb' from which came some very strangely coloured seedlings and, indeed some very beautiful ones, for example 'Lilac Charm' (1952), 'News' (1968), and 'Ripples' (1971)...
Website / Catalog Page(s) 95. Includes photo(s).