'Rosa moyesii 'Sealing Wax'' rose References
Article (misc) (2005) Page(s) 111, Table 5-1.
Sealing Wax : Pentaploid
Book (1997) Page(s) 220.
Sealing Wax Hybrid Moyesii. Royal Horticultural Society (UK) 1938. Parentage: R. moyesii hybrid. Description... bright pink flowers...
Article (misc) (1953) Page(s) 172.
Sealing Wax is an English selection from Rosa Moyesii which has been hardier than the type. The compact plant produces quantities of rose-red flowers in June which are followed bgy large, brilliant, sealing-wax-red hips (wherefore the name) in the fall. In cool, dry seasons the flower color tends to an orange tone.