'Tip-Top' rose References
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 608.
Tip-Top®. Polyantha, white, 1909, ('Baby Doll'); 'Trier' x R. foetida bicolor seedling; Lambert, P. Description.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 250.
Tip-Top Polyantha. ('Baby Doll') Lambert, 1909. Parentage: 'Trier' x a seedling of R. foetida bicolor [Author cites information from different sources.]
Book (1990) Page(s) 131.
Tip Top Peter Lambert 1909. ('Baby Doll') 'Trier' x R. foetida bicolor Description. Flowers: rose-pink towards the edges and fade to white and lemon...
Book (1947) Page(s) 131.
Tip Top (Decorative) A buttonhole rose of the Cecile Brunner type, but cerise with a yellow base. A very pretty combination, and a delightful tiny perfect bud. A real gem. (Cluster. Miniature) Habit 1.
Website/Catalog (1947) Page(s) 47.
General List. Cecile Brunner Type.Tip Top (Lambert 1909) 1. Cerise with yellow base. A gem.
Website/Catalog (1945) Page(s) 24.
'Tip Top. Yellow edges of petals tipped and flushed carmine; a very pretty variety. Medium.
p24-11 Alister Clark. Here and There. Tip Top, outstanding in autumn, is a gem indeed.
p91-7. W. H. Dunallan, A Basket of Beauties. A feature of my garden is a border of the Polyantha Rose Tip Top. It is of great beauty, well shaped buds of yellow and pink opening out to red and white, not unlike a carnation. It grows to 18 inches in height and makes an ideal border.
Book (1938) Page(s) 29.
Alister Clark. A Walk About “Glenara”. Look at that priceless gem, Tip-top; as I write it is in a bowl on my table, and is just about perfect in refined beauty. It is at its best in autumn.
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 20.
Polyantha. Tip-Top (P. Lambert 09). Short, 1-5 blooms, pointed bud. Medium size bloom, coppery pink, center white-yellow. Lutea-blood, moderate growth.
Book (1936) Page(s) 707.
Tip-Top (polyantha) Lambert 1909; Trier X Jaune bicolore; coppery pink, shaded white and orange-yellow, edges yellowish carmine-pink, white reverse, striped yellow, medium-size, well double, flat, solitary or up to 5, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, short stems, growth 5/10, short, bushy. Sangerhausen