'AUSwhite' rose References
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 90-91. Includes photo(s).
One of Rayford Reddell's choices for its cut-flowers... where good cut-flower roses are concerned, 'Swan' is [Rayford Reddell's pick of the white Austins]... Flowers are uncommonly large and basically pure white with buff shadings... 'Swan' doesn't take well to rain. When rainfall is abundant, blossoms "ball"... Even if rain is only slight, however, petals spot...
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 40. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 40.
Swan® (AUSwhite) English Rose. Austin 1987. Description... large, flat rosettes of buff white with soft lemon centers...
Website/Catalog (24 Oct 1998) Page(s) 29. Includes photo(s).
Book (1997) Page(s) 202-203. Includes photo(s).
... the rust in spring is just overwhelming... like many white roses, the flowers are often spoiled by brown streaks and edges -- telltale evidence of a thrips infestation... flat-topped, buff white flowers... In cool weather, 'Swan' produces buff yellow flowers that soon fade to pure white... canes are smooth with scattered light green prickles... a tall, robust-growing shrub that can be kept to 4 or 5 feet tall with hard pruning...
Book (Jul 1996) Page(s) 143.
Swan [One of the English Rose varieties that has been replaced.] Description... very large white flowers, frequently tinged with buff... a good rose for dry countries, but in a rainy climate like that of the British Isles, it tends to become badly spotted...
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 161.
Swan (AUSwhite) Austin (England) 1987. English Rose. Description... white blooms with buff-cream interiors... easily ruined by damp weather. This is one of the best English roses to cut, having a vase life of up to ten days...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 33.
[Listed under AUSwhite] Shrub, white, 1987; 'Charles Austin' x (Seedling x 'Iceberg'); Austin, David. Flowers white, tinged buff, reverse white, very double (40 petals), rosette, large, borne usually singly; moderate, fruity fragrance; foliage large, light green, semi-glossy; hooked, medium, red prickles; no fruit; upright, tall growth; repeat bloom.
Book (1993) Page(s) 129.
(AUSwhite) 'Charles Austin' x (Seedling x 'Iceberg'), 1987. Description. The white counterpart of the pink 'Claire Rose'. Flowers: white. Rated "excellent" by the American Rose Society.
Book (1993) Page(s) 176. Includes photo(s).