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'Rosa Mundi' rose References
Website/Catalog  (27 Jul 2011)  
History at Camden Park
‘Village Maid arrived from Veitch’s Nursery, Chelsea on Dec, 31st, 1859 on board the ‘Hollinside’ but dead on arrival.  For more detail see Rosa ‘Ducher’.  This rose was planted in the gardens much earlier than 1859 as ‘Rosa Mundi’ is recorded as being received per ‘Sovereign’ in February 1831 [MP A2948].  Plants of ‘Rosa Mundi’ were also presented to the Sydney Botanic Gardens by William Macarthur in December 1845 [RBGS AB].
Article (magazine)  (2009)  Page(s) 31.  
R. gallica versicolor L.   Source RJBM [Réal Jardin Botanico Madrid] Chromosome Number 28
Book  (2002)  Page(s) 84.  
R. gallica versicolor ('Rosa Mundi') Species. Rated 9.0
Article (magazine)  (2001)  Page(s) 400.  
Fig. 1: [Closely related to 'Impératrice Josèphine'. Next kin: 'Grand Cramoisi de Vibert' and 'Fanny Bias'. Further relation to the 'Officinalis'-cluster].
Article (magazine)  (May 1999)  Page(s) 58.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 64.  
Rosa Mundi ('Garnet Striped Rose', 'La Panachée', 'La Villageoise', 'Panaché', 'Provins Oeillet', 'Rosemonde', 'Versicolor'.) Breeder unknown, pre-1581. The author cites information from different sources... White lined with red... An abundant seed-bearer, and the parent of most of the striped French Roses... Illustrated by Miss Lawrance and Redouté... The variegations which distinguish this variety often disappear, and it is not rare to see in the same year variegated blossoms followed by those of just one color... blooms better in shade than full sun... frequently confounded with the 'York and Lancaster', which is pure Damask...
Book  (Mar 1999)  Page(s) 94-95.  Includes photo(s).
Rosa Mundi (R. gallica 'Versicolor') Description... A variegated sport of 'Officinalis' and a parent of many striped Gallica roses...
Article (newsletter)  (Feb 1999)  Page(s) 1.  
R. gallica 'versicolor' Filassier at Clamart near Paris offered it in his 1785 catalogue at a price five times that of simple R. gallica...
Website/Catalog  (4 Jan 1999)  Page(s) 20.  Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog  (24 Oct 1998)  Page(s) 32.  Includes photo(s).
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