'Bonica ®' rose References
Article (newsletter) (1997) Page(s) 49.
A rose sold for groundcover but which … can by no means justify that description … shiny leaves are very healthy. The bush will reach 4 feet in height, and reasonably closely planted, will make a most colourful hedge.
Book (Sep 1996) Page(s) 90, 92. Includes photo(s).
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Page 92: [Photo] A pink continuously-flowering semi-procumbent rose which is one of the best and most widely grown roses of our time. Rosa sempervirens x ('Mlle. Martha Carron' x 'Picasso'). Extremely healthy.
Website/Catalog (1996) Page(s) 136, 137. Includes photo(s).
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Page 137: The first shrub to be named an All-American Rose Selection. Meilland, France, 1985. Hardy, tough, healthy, sprays of blossoms, thrives without chemical spraying.
Book (Oct 1995) Page(s) 54.
Bonica is a good choice for reblooming hedges and foundation plantings...
Book (Oct 1995) Page(s) 84. Includes photo(s).
Bonica Description, cultural advice and suggestions for landscape uses... the first shrub rose ever to capture the prestigious All-American Rose Selections Award... 'Bonica' represents an important breakthrough in breeding for disease resistance... 'Bonica' is resistant to black spo, mildew, and rust. This means that it will maintain about half of its foliage even without fungicide treatments. The Conard-Pyle Company, US producer of the rose, recommends three preventive spray treatments if you want plants to keep their foliage through the season; apply fungicidal soap or garden sulfur combined with an anti-transpirant as soon as leaves emerge in spring and twice thereafter.
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 136. Includes photo(s).
The first shrub to be named an All-America Rose Selection.
Book (Mar 1995) Page(s) 138.
Bonica (MEIdomonac) Meilland (France) 1985. Shrub. Description... This breakthrough shrub produces an endless parade of clear, pink blooms on a bush that is the picture of health... hardy and tough... In 1986, 'Bonica' became the first shrub ever named as an All-America Rose Selection...
Book (1995) Page(s) 49. Includes photo(s).
Book (Mar 1994) Page(s) 145.
Floribunda, Meilland, 1982. Often over 27 inches.
Book (Mar 1994) Page(s) 60. Includes photo(s).