'The Mermaid' rose References
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 142.
'Mermaid' is a beautiful but notoriously tender, slow-growing and tough-to-breed-with, single-petaled yellow climber...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 284. Includes photo(s).
Large-flowered Climber. William Paul 1918. R. bracteata x unknown Tea. Repeats. Fragrant.
Book (Jul 1993) Page(s) 95, 97. Includes photo(s).
Mermaid Description... large, single, soft canary-yellow flowers with a boss of long, sulphur-yellow stamens... it is not completely hardy... it must be regarded as the crowning glory of the breeder...
p. 97: [Photo]
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 375.
Mermaid Hybrid Bracteata, creamy yellow, amber stamens, 1918, R. bracteata x a Double yellow Tea rose; Paul, W. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 145.
Mermaid Bracteata climber. Parentage: R. bracteata x Double Yellow Tea Rose. England 1918. Description and cultivation... The flowers are single, very large (10-15 cm/4-6 in across) and pale yellow with amber stamens...
Book (1993) Page(s) 140. Includes photo(s).
A vigorous, single Climber with wonderful rich green foliage that is almost evergreen. Paul (Britain) 1918. (Rosa bracteata x a Tea Rose). Repeats. Good disease resistance. Height: 30 ft. Scented.
Book (1988) Page(s) 117.
[At the Pemberton Nursery, Mrs. Ann Bentall budded] all the new seedlings and [had] success with 'Mermaid'
(brought out by George Paul in 1917), a rose notoriously difficult to propagate and passed to the Pemberton Nursery for [Mrs. Bentall's] expert attention...
Book (1988) Page(s) 80. Includes photo(s).
Book (Jun 1986) Page(s) 93. Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog (1985) Page(s) 31.
Mermaid..... up to 20 x 20’.