'Fernand Rabier' rose References
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 562.
Fernand Rabier Wichurana. Eugène Turbat & Compagnie 1918
Book (1936) Page(s) 594.
Rabier, Fernand (hybrid wichurana) Turbat 1918; Delight X ? seedling; dark scarlet, medium size, double, flobular, fine form, high-centered, lasting, in clusters of 40-50, fragrance 4/10, floriferous, growth 8/10, climbing, 3 m., hardy. Sangerhausen
Book (1935) Page(s) 112.
Other good reds are the bright Bonfire, and the brilliant scarlet Fernand Rabier, both double-flowered, with healthy foliage.
Book (1933) Page(s) 178.
Fernand Rabier. E. Turbat & Cie., 1918. A gorgeous, glowing scarlet, cluster-flowered Wichuraiana better than Excelsa.
Magazine (Jun 1929) Page(s) 66.
Fernand Rabier (Turbat & Cie, 1918), double, rouge écarlate foncé, vigoureuse.
Magazine (Mar 1928) Page(s) 102.
Fernand Rabier — Wich. Hyb. (Turbat '19) Deep crimson scarlet, type of Excelsa, but two shades deeper.
Book (1927) Page(s) 175.
M. Turbat modestly says that he has not worked as much as his neighbor and friend, adding that the unforeseen has often disturbed his plans. His original intention was to create plants suited as much as possible to culture in pots for forcing, but he has produced mostly decorative varieties. However, if I am not mistaken, his Eugéne Jacquet, widely distributed in America by Messrs. Bobbink & Atkins, and his Papa Gouchault are very good forcing roses ... Among his best-known Hybrid Wichuraianas are Beauté Orleanaise, Fernand Rabier, Gaston Lesieur, Louis Sauvage, ...
Book (1920) Page(s) 123.
The firm of Turbat, of Orleans, showed four new roses, three of them Wichuraianas. One was Fernand Rabier, with deep scarlet-red flowers.