'Narrow Water' rose References
Magazine (1946) Page(s) 68.
The second rose was the famous pale mulberry Nastarana rose, the Rose of Rescht, really Rosa pissardii var. Narrow Water, a Middle Eastern relative of the British musk rose. This grew as a stiffish bush carrying dozens of the corymbs of small, flat, open blossoms, tiny, pale copies in form of the large damask roses of the Middle Ages, and of the giant, flaming, scarlet-vermilion blooms of the Red Rose of the House of Lancaster....
Magazine (1936) Page(s) 70.
This delightful rose usually makes a fairly tall bush about eight feet high but occasionally, in a secluded situation, it develops into a kind of semi-climber with shoots of fifteen to twenty feet in length. It is known, too, as R. Pissardi var. Narrow Water and takes its specific name in honour of M. Pissart, gardener to a former Shah of Persia. The semi-double flowers, produced in seemingly endless profusion, are about two inches in diameter and of a delicate shade of blush-pink, closely akin...
Book (1936) Page(s) 566.
Pissardi Narrow Water (multiflora) ? ? ; white, pink reflexes, small, double, upright clusters of 15-30, fragrance 6/10, floriferous, light repeat, growth 7/10, climbing, 1.50 m. Sangerhausen
Magazine (22 Jul 1911) Page(s) 350.
The Parentage of Roses.
The following list of the world's Roses and their parentage has been compiled by Mr. Robert Daniel, 38 Russell Road. Fishponds, Bristol, and by his kind permission we are enabled to publish it...
Narrowater [sic]... Hybrid Species, Seedling R. Pissardi
Magazine (1903) Page(s) 123.
Narrow Water, Warrenpoint, County Down, Ireland (Illustrated)