'Gertrude Jekyll' rose References
Website/Catalog (2018) Includes photo(s).
(Ausbord) Gertrude Jekyll
Always one of the first English Roses to start flowering, its perfect scrolled buds open to large, rosette-shaped flowers of bright glowing pink. The beautiful, perfectly balanced Old Rose scent is often described as being the quintessential Old Rose fragrance. A vigorous rose; it will form a medium-sized, upright shrub. Named for the famous garden designer and author. David Austin, 1986. [...]
Gertrude Jekyll was a famous garden designer and author, who has had a profound effect on the style of English gardens of the present day. She advocated incorporating roses in mixed borders and created over 400 picturesque gardens in the UK, Europe and America. She received the Veitch Memorial Medal and the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour.
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 43.
Website/Catalog (4 Jan 1999) Page(s) 13. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 25. Includes photo(s).
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 266-267. Includes photo(s).
Gertrude Jekyll (AUSbord) Modern Shrub. Austin (UK) 1986. Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit... rich deep pink color...
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 84. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (24 Oct 1998) Page(s) 25. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (23 Oct 1998) Page(s) 32. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (Aug 1998) Page(s) 19. Includes photo(s).
Book (1997) Page(s) 8, 124, 125. Includes photo(s).
Gertrude Jekyll... [Martin relates how during the first summer this rose was in his garden, it grew to over 10 feet tall, prompting him to dub it "Galloping Gerty"] Blooms are flat and full of quartered petals in an exquisite shade of warm pink... In every respect, 'Gertrude Jekyll' is very similar to her Portland Rose parent, 'Comte de Chambord' -- she's merely taller and more hardy...