'MEIfigu' rose References
Book (2003) Page(s) 226.
Lady X Hybrid Tea. Origin: Meilland, France 1965. Parentage: ('Pigalle' x 'Tristeza') x 'Prélude' ....
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 53.
Website/Catalog (1999) Page(s) 63.
'Lady X' - Slight fragrance 1m. 1966. Long perfect buds of pale lilac on an almost thornless stem should make this rose very popular for floral work. Blooms are large, double, high-centred with a slight fragrance and about 35-40 petals. Growth is upright and the foliage is deep green, very large and glossy. Good disease resistance.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 302.
Lady X Hybrid Tea, mauve, 1965, (MEIfigu); Seedling x 'Simone'; Meilland, M.L. Description.
Book (1992) Page(s) 90.
Mr. Ross Heathcote, Victoria. ‘Lady X’ is a leggy grower and the blooms mark easily in bad weather, and somehow don’t look well under lights inside. ….the dismal look of ‘Lady X’ under artificial light.
Book (1991) Page(s) 130.
‘Lady X’ [included in a list of] varieties responding to light pruning.
Book (1987) Page(s) 26.
Dr. A. S. Thomas. Fragrant Roses. ‘Lady X’. Mauve. Very pointed blooms in a tall plant.
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 423.
Lady X Description... blooms that tend toward the pink side of mauve... Disease resistant and winter hardy. Very thorny canes bear sparse, medium green, leathery, semiglossy leaves...
Book (1985) Page(s) 58.
Richard Walsh. …. has blooms in clusters, as do ‘Lady X’ (HT) etc.
Book (Apr 1984) Page(s) 7.
We know how to create a rose mauve in color by a chemcial removal of the red from purplish roses (Lady X is a sample of this technique).