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'Medea' rose References
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 467.  
 
Medea (tea) W. Paul 1891; lemon-yellow, centre canary-yellow, large, very double, globular, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, growth 7/10.
(17 Aug 1930)  Page(s) 25.  
 
Pruning is a difficult thing to give oral advice upon. [...] Text books always advised that the top eye should be pointing outward. This was quite correct for all tall and upright growers, but was all wrong when the spreading varieties, such as Medea, were being dealt with.

[From The Sunday Mail (Brisbane newspaper).]
Book  (1924)  Page(s) 117.  
 
Light canary-yellow; large, of good form. Vigorous grower...especially adapted to warm weather.
Website/Catalog  (1922)  Page(s) 33.  
 
General List. (193) Medea (T.) (W. Paul) 3. Lemon yellow of fine form. A good Show Rose.
Book  (1922)  Page(s) 409.  
 
[in the listing of roses in commerce] Medea (T.) Wm. Paul & Son 1891 - Flower lemon colour, with canary yellow centre, large, full, globular, high-centred. Growth vigorous, floriferous.
Book  (1913)  Page(s) 95.  
 
Tea Roses
Medea. -- A fine Tea rose, with rather big blooms of good shape. Often shown at exhibitions. Growth is vigorous, though the plant is not very free flowering, and only recommended to exhibitors.
Website/Catalog  (1911)  Page(s) 16.  
 
Tea-Scented Roses. Medea....Mod.
Book  (1910)  Page(s) 320.  
 
Medea (Wm. Paul & Son) Flowers lemon colour, canary yellow centres, clear and bright, open flowers globular; growth vigorous. A magnificent exhibition Rose.
Article (newspaper)  (26 Jun 1909)  Page(s) 8.  
 
Taking colour as a guide, I will list for seventh the lemon-yellow Medea. It is satisfactory in growth but dwarf as compared with the Cochet. The wood and foliage are very dark, more so than Perle des Jardines. The flowers are produced freely, generally up to exhibition standard with anything like fair treatment. With high-feeding exceptionally fine blooms may be expected. It is a variety figuring largely on our show boards.
Magazine  (1907)  Page(s) 287.  
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