'Conrad F. Meyer' rose References
Book (1992) Page(s) 24.
Large-flowered shrub; silvery pink; blooms large, double; flowers in summer with occasional later bloom; growth arching, strong, 9 x 6 ft (2.7 x 1.8m); coarse rust-prone foliage, prickly stems; good scent. Hybrid of R. rugosa x 'Gloire de Dijon'. Müller, 1899. Modern Shrub
Book (Aug 1990) Page(s) 53, 55. Includes photo(s).
P. 53: [Photo] Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (Muller, 1899; a r. rugosa hybrid x 'Gloire de Dijom')... Large, pink flowers with many petals...
p. 55: This rose has exhibition-type buds and beautiful, large, fragrant, many-petaled pink flowers, which it probably inherited from its tea rose parent, 'Gloire de Dijon'... it should be deadheaded back to the first set of leaves to promote new flowers...
Article (magazine) (1988) Page(s) 28.
[Colour description according to the CIELAB colour space (petal inside): L* = Lightness, a* = red-green axis, b* = yellow-blue axis]
'Conrad Ferdinand Meyer' (H. Müller, 1899; silvery pink), L* 66, a* 37, b* -8
Book (1988) Page(s) 215.
Müller 1899. (R. rugosa x 'Gloire de Dijon') Description... flowers: rich pink, fully double, noted for its strong and heady perfume...
Book (1987) Page(s) 24.
This, with the white 'Schneelicht' and the pretty white 'Fimbriata', are among the most charming of the rugosa varieties.
Book (1987) Page(s) 233.
Susceptible to rust
Book (Dec 1985) Page(s) 241. Includes photo(s).
F. Müller (Germany) 1899. R. rugosa hybrid x 'Gloire de Dijon'. Description... flowers: large, unchanging silver-pink... prone to rust...
Book (1984) Page(s) 94.
‘Conrad Ferdinand Meyer’: Rugosa. Docteur Müller 1899… Description.
Book (1983) Page(s) 114.
1899... Description... large (over 100 mm) semi-double, very fragrant silvery-pink flowers... the autumn flowers are more beautiful than the early ones...
Article (website) (1982) Page(s) 13.
Conrad F. Meyer (rugosa hybrid) A vigorous rose with a superb fragrance. Large, cupped, full petalled flowers of silvery pink. 1899. • (R) 8 x 5’.