Joyce Demits at Tanglewood Farms
says Village Maid
, the Gallica, has very double, two-inch flowers of pale pink, streaked dark rose...
Several references refer to apparently different roses. See also Rosa provincialis variegata
Verrier describes some confusion with a number of other roses, including 'Village Maid'
, p. 107]
Brent Dickerson reports that Thomas River's 1837 catalog lists a Gallica 'Village Maid'
as already in England, a variety which thus pre-dates both Vibert's 'Village Maid'
of 1845 and Vibert's 'Belle Villageoise'
See also other possible synonyms.
International Organization for Plant Information does not list the name Rosa centifolia variegata
[See also other possible synonyms.
Sisley-Vandaël has 'Panachée à fleurs pleines' as a synonym