Article (magazine) (2011) Page(s) 118.
Questionable rose identities: We do not recognize following rose cultivars of Rudolf Geschwind as corresponding to the historical descriptions:....'Gilda' - Multiflora, 1887....
Book (2003) Page(s) 58-59.
Geschwind's Hybrids of 'De La Grifferaie'....
'Gilda' [Geschwind, 1887]. the flowers (5-6cm) are pleasantly scented, double, neatly imbricated, and open from small round buds. They are pale pink towards the outside of the flower, white at the edge, and very dark pink (almost purple) in the centre, fading to lilac. The leaves are pale bright green with rather rounded leaflets. The plant grows vigorously to about 2.5m.
Book (2003) Page(s) 167. Includes photo(s).
.No one knows the origins of such beauties as... and Gilda (1887)
Book (1954) Page(s) 36.
Another somewhat distinct and extremely hardy group is known as the Hungarian Roses. They are mostly hybrids of R. multiflora with R. rugosa annd other hardy roses, and are credited to Geschwind of Karpona, Hungary. Representative varities are Château Luegg, Décoration de Geschwind, Gilda, Roi des Aunes, and Schneelicht.
Book (1936) Page(s) 298.
Gilda (Multiflora) Geschwind 1887; wine-yeast red, shaded violet, fades to grey-violet-blue, large, very double, cluster-flowered, growth 8/10, climbing, 2m., hardy. Sangerhausen
Book (1913) Page(s) 52.
1444. Gilda. (Geschwind 1887.) Bright soft pink, vigorous.
Magazine (1908) Page(s) 133.
Geschwinds first sorts were Premier essai 1866, Dr. Hurta 67, Aurelia Liffa (a macrantah-variety) 86, Forstmeister Heim 86, Fatinitza 86, Erinnerung an Brod 86, Erlkönig 86, Kleiner Postillon 86, Lios Alpha 86, Mercedes 86, Ännchen von Tharau 86, Loreley 87, Meteor 87, Mermaid 87, Schloss Lueg 87, Tartarus, Gilda 87, Virago 87, Esmeralda 88, Erinnerung an meine Mutter 88, Herzblättchen 89, Zigeunerblut 90, Elbfex 90, Anna Scharsach 90, Theano 94, Himmelsauge 95, Erinnerung an Schloss Scharfenstein 1902, Wenzel Geschwind 02, and
Book (1902) Page(s) 156.
6034. Gilda (Geschwindt 1887) lie de vin
Magazine (1900) Page(s) 82.
Also the so much recommended and rightfully already strongly utilized Hungarian climbing roses, from which can be recommended (without prejudice to the sense of taste, as they have especially proven themselves in cold winters) Geschwinds Orden, Loreley, Aurelia Liffa, Kleiner Postillon, Nymphe Tepla, Mermaid, Gilda, Virago, etc.
Book (1899) Page(s) 72.
Gilda, Multiflore, Geschw., 1887, lie de vin