'Gary Player' rose References
Website/Catalog (29 Feb 2016)
Registered Name: 'Gary Player'
ARS Approved Exhibition Name: Gary Player
HT, ob, 1979, Herholdt, J.A.; flowers orange-vermilion, 4-4½ in., 35 petals, high-centered; foliage glossy, dark; vigorous growth. [Jolie Madame × seedling]. Introductions: Goliath, Wheatcroft, 1970 Gary Player, 1978
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 283. Includes photo(s).
Goliath Hybrid Tea. Wheatcroft (UK) c. 1970... Harry Wheatcroft referred to it as being on trial 'in my own garden' in 1970... salmon-pink with salmon-orange... definitely a variety for the specialist exhibitor...
Book (1975) Page(s) 107.
Dr. A. S. Thomas, Victoria. Some of the New Ones.
Goliath, HT. I cannot find any reference to its raiser - or its parentage. Very big well-formed flowers in a light vermilion colouring. Fairly strong growth.
Book (1974) Page(s) 65.
Dr. A. S. Thomas. Roses Overseas, 1973.
Goliath HT. A very big vermilion rose with excellent form. I could not find out who raised it.