"Adam - in commerce as" rose References
Magazine (2017) Page(s) 41. Vol 39, No. 1.
Billy West. When The Prickles Have To Go.
Repeat flowering climbing roses with few or no prickles: 'Marie Nabonnand', 'Zephirine Drouhin', 'Kathleen Harrop', 'Mme. Berard' (the rose sold as 'Adam').
Magazine (2008) Page(s) 9. Vol 30, No. 2.
Lynne Chapman et al. When Is A Tea Not A Tea.
....Most of the offspring of 'Gloire de Dijon' were introduced as Tea roses, but are now classed as Dijon Teas or Noisettes, although 'Mme. Berard' can still be found listed as a Climbing Tea in nursery catalogues.
Book (2008) Includes photo(s).
p74 The 'Adam' grown today.....
p74. Wyatt's "Adam" came to Australia in the 1980s. Its plump, deep rose-pink buds open to .....
p76 Another suggestion.....may well be 'Mme. Berard' ....
Book (15 Oct 2001) Page(s) 88.
Phillip Robinson. Tea Roses. .....The rose masquerading under this ['Adam'] name is a climbing tea descended from 'Gloire de Dijon', 'Mme. Berard'.
Book (1990) Page(s) 41.
'Adam'. 1833 Hybrid. Semi-double to double rosy pink blooms. Very fragrant. Good foliage. Average [height?] Remontant.
Book (1985) Page(s) 17.
Back to the first Norfolk garden of mine…Norfolk had been a good county for rose breeders and growers, and it was certainly more resistant than most areas to those besotted changes of fashion emanating from the Dean of Rochester and the Reverend Foster-Mellier. At the turn of the century, Norfolk was all very much as Nelson knew it.... Thus outside my breakfast room … could be found Gloire de Dijon of 1853 - though just possibly Mme. Falcot of five years later; as well as the supposed first Tea, Adam, 1833. Against the former apple store I found not only.....
Booklet (1977) Page(s) 3. Includes photo(s).
p3. Unidentified Tea Rose. This well-portrayed example of an early Tea Rose is growing among several contemporaries at Flaxmoor House, Caston, Norfolk. There is no real evidence of when it was planted, but it is undoubtedly of great age.
Theories as to its true identity have been numerous, but mid-nineteenth-century descriptions come down strongly in favour of 'Adam', one of the first true Tea Roses if not the first. Later descriptions confuse the matter somewhat. It is a sumptuous rose which, even in anonymity, will perhaps whet your appetite for the next few pages.