'American Pillar' rose References
Book (Feb 2009) Page(s) 182-183. Includes photo(s).
‘American Pillar’: Hybride Wichuraiana. Parents: (Rosa wichurana x Rosa setigera) x un hybride remontant rouge. Obtenteur: Van Fleet, Conard & Jones, 1902 ou 1908.
Article (magazine) (2009) Page(s) 30.
American Pillar Source RJBM [Réal Jardin Botanico Madrid] Chromosome Number 21
Book (2002) Page(s) 19.
Hybrid Wichurana. Rated 7.7
Book (2000) Page(s) 78. Includes photo(s).
‘American Pillar’: Grimpant liane. Un temps dédaigné, il semble connaître aujourd’hui un regain de faveur. Van Fleet, USA, 1902.
Book (Nov 1999) Page(s) 11.
[The artist, Claude] Monet was so taken by 'American Pillar', a rambler he bought from [Conard-Pyle], that he propagated it himself from cuttings and distributed it as gifts to his friends, including George Clemenceau, former premier of France...
Website/Catalog (4 Jan 1999) Page(s) 31. Includes photo(s).
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 78. Includes photo(s).
American Pillar Rambler. Van Fleet (USA) 1902. (Rosa wichuraiana x R. setigera) x unnamed red Hybrid Perpetual... The carmine-pink blooms have a white eye and golden stamens... frequently borne in clusters... The foliage is leathery, glossy, and subject to mildew. It blooms on old wood later than other ramblers and hates hot, dry weather but will tolerate partial shade...
Book (1997) Page(s) 30. Includes photo(s).
The most popular climbing rose of all time.
[PHOTO Growing on a pergola]
Book (Oct 1996) Page(s) 89. Includes photo(s).
American Pillar (1909) Rambler... Big, single, vivid pink flowers with a pale centre are borne in clusters... a plant which is very vigorous, thorny and suckering... the leaves are luxuriant and glossy and colour well in late autumn, when it is prone to mildew.
Book (1996) Page(s) 58. Includes photo(s).
American Pillar Climber. One of the most noticeable roses in midsummer, when its arching stems are a mass of little five-petalled flowers, each with a white eye in the centre of its carmine petals...