'Sunbeam' rose References
Website/Catalog (5 Mar 2014)
'Paree Red'. Double red cupped flowers on a small compact healthy plant. 1m.
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 97. Includes photo(s).
Book (Nov 1997) Page(s) 3.
Traditionally, cultivars from the polyantha and floribunda classes have been used for pot rose forcing... 'Dick Koster' and 'Margo Koster' (polyanthas) have been used extensively... The floribunda 'Garnette' and its many sports (e.g. 'Carol Amling', 'Marimba', and Bright Pink Garnette')... Until recently, they were still among the mainstays of the pot rose forcing industry in North America, especially for large containers...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 356.
Polyantha, orange blend, 1931, ('Sunbeam'); 'Dick Koster' sport; Koster, D.A. Flowers salmon.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 247.
Margo Koster Polyantha. Koster, 1931. Sport of 'Dick Koster'. [Author cites information from different sources, including his experience with thirty-year-old plants in his own garden.]
Book (1955) Page(s) 117.
'Margo Koster' Orange pink to pink, with the petals curling inwards. Especially suitable for bouquets and indoor decoration. Among florists and market-gardeners this rose is known as the 'Parisian Rose'.
Book (1945) Page(s) 200.
Margo Koster. Pol. Bic. (Koster '35) ARA '37; PP '4S-'44. . XIII. Packard, Cal.: (1 pl., 1 yr.) Here is a treasure that really deserves some advertising. Plant symmetrical, with mildew-proof foliage. Blooms continuously, flowers last indefinitely. A grand shade of salmon, quite unfading...
Magazine (1940) Page(s) 419.
Margo Koster, a pink-yellow hybrid polyantha, distributed by Kordes....