"Bird Children Pink" rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Found Rose, Hybrid Tea, Tea.
White. Greyish white, turning brown with age. Cupped bloom form.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
"Bird Children" found in a N.S.W. cemetery.
The white "Bird Children" has sported (or reverted) to a pink form, study-named "Bird Children Pink".
Both roses are contained in this one file for ease of study.
Document from Jane Zammit August 10, 2097 mentions “good plant & rose, very soft neck, blooms face ground.”
Compare also “ "Elizabeth Mackay”.
'Cornelia Cook' , Tea, 1855
'Mme. Melanie Willermoz', Tea, 1845
'Mlle de Sombreuil' Tea 1851
'Molly Sharman-Crawford', tea 1908. Observer does not state reason for objection. Just "no way".
"Carlesruhe Maria Bruhn" - Similar, but "Bird Children" does not have the upright stance of the CMB blooms
Heavy. Strong petals. Slow to open. Possible pointel?
Some blooms have an upright stance, some have a weak neck.
Old thorns very long