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'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’. 
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