'Golden Gleam' rose References
Registered Name: 'Golden Gleam'
ARS Approved Exhibition Name: Golden Gleam
HT, my, 1926, McGredy, Sam II; flowers buttercup-yellow, outer petals streaked, 25 petals, slight, fruity fragrance; foliage dark. Introductions: Beckwith
Book (1958) Page(s) 138.
'Golden Gleam'. HT. (McGredy; int. Beckwith '26). dbl (25 petals), slightly fragrant (fruity), buttercup-yellow, outer petals streaked. Fol dark (28)
Book (1941) Page(s) 100.
Leonard Hollis. The Best of the Yellow Roses.
'Golden Gleam'. (HT). Bright buttercup yellow, streaked scarlet on the outer petals, very shapely buds, opening into medium sized blooms of moderate petalage. An appropriately named Rose of considerable value for bedding, massing and vase work with attractive foliage and not susceptible to disease. Does not mind rain, and a very fine Autumnal.
Book (1940) Page(s) 17.
G. Beckwith & Son, Hoddesdon, Herts, England ['Golden Gleam']
Website/Catalog (1939) Page(s) 44.
'Freia'....promises to be a more satisfactory variety than Golden Gleam as it is free from the dying back tendency of that variety in this climate.
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 21.
Golden Gleam (Hybrid Tea)... Buttercup yellow, outer petals flushed scarlet. Medium size. Vigorous free growth. A bedding Rose of merit. Recommended. Tea perfumed. Introduced 1926.
Book (1936) Page(s) 301.
Gleam, Golden (HT) Beckwith 1926; improved Gold. Emblem; bright deep yellow, outer petals striped and flecked scarlet-carmine, medium size, 3/4-full, fragrance 4/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, growth 6/10, upright. Sangerhausen
Book (1935) Page(s) 238.
Leonard Hollis. Roses in the Midlands.
Some of the yellow Roses possess very glossy green foliage, bronze in the early stages, which seems to intensify the clear shades of the flowers. .....and 'Golden Gleam' are outstanding examples of this characteristic.
Website/Catalog (1934) Page(s) 88.
Golden Glem (Hybrid Tea). High-centered, large, well-double blooms, pure buttercup-yellow, a litle red striped. Very floriferous .... Low garden plants 1 piece RM [Reichsmark] -.60
[no longer listed in the 1937 catalogue]
p205. Frank Penn. Roses in New Zealand.
Among other garden favourites apparently not so prized in England are: 'Golden Gleam', a charming rose that gives many lovely blooms over a long period.....
p208. N. H. Connah. Lausanne. Roses in Switzerland.
'Golden Gleam', a very beautiful gleam is with us, alas! a very fleeting one.