'Petite Rose de Mai' rose References
Article (magazine) (2001) Page(s) 400.
Fig. 1: Cen. De Meaux [closest relation to "Red Damask". Next kin: Aristobule]
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 113.
De Meaux ('Common Pompon', 'De Champagne', 'May Pompon', 'Dijonensis', 'Miniature', 'Pompon Commun', 'Pompon Rose') Translation: "From [the city of] Meaux". Séguier, 1637... Pale roseate... light or pale pink... Light rose... bright pink nuanced lilac... bright pink with delicate pink edges... it would seem to have appears in the garden of Dominique Séguier, Bishop of Meaux, in 1637... it was also said to have been introduced into horticulture in 1789... "it was found in 1735 by a Dijonnais gardener"... Blooms in May, whence its common name May Pompon...
Website/Catalog (4 Jan 1999) Page(s) 19. Includes photo(s).
Book (1997) Page(s) 153. Includes photo(s).
Centifolia. Sweet (UK) Pre-1789. Description and vital statistics... small double pink flowers... excellent in pots.
Book (1997) Page(s) 21.
For smaller gardens... perfect for edging or for the front of the border.
Book (1995) Page(s) 71. Includes photo(s).
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 141. Includes photo(s).
De Meaux (Rosa centifolia pomponia) Centifolia. Description... in effect a miniature version of Rosa centifolia... scented pink pompoms... The name may have something to do with a gentleman called Dominique Seguier, who died in 1637 and was bishop of Meaux in France...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 517.
Rose de Meaux Centifolia, medium pink, ('Pompon Rose'; R. centifolia pomponia (Roessig), etc.); Cultivated 1789. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 61. Includes photo(s).
Book (1993) Page(s) 59. Includes photo(s).