'Madame Bravy' rose References
Book (2008) Includes photo(s).
p93. ‘Comtesse Riza du Park’ was sold in Australia from the 1880s to the 1920s but is not known to have survived here. The rose grown under this name today was introduced by Roy and Heather Rumsey during the 1980s and is thought to have been among roses they imported from the United States. Unlikely to be the original ‘Comtesse Riza du Park’ the Australian rose has also been distributed under the names of Madame Berkeley’ and Mme. Bravy’.
p122. The present-day ‘Mme. Berkeley’ ….is occasionally seen in some nurseries labelled ‘Mme. Bravy’ or….
p124. Mme. Bravy
Article (magazine) (2007) Page(s) 404.
Table 1. Comparison of key volatile components in representative cultivated Chinese roses and species. [adsorption volume by Solid Phase Microextraction (peak area, x10')]
Book (2003) Page(s) 152.
Obtentions de J.-B. Guillot père
1846. Mme. Bravy (T9, Catalogue, obtenue par un Guillot homonyme, et d'abord appelée "Danzille" (?); commercialisée par J.-B. Guiillot père, en 1848; synonyme : Madame de Sertot.
Book (2001) Page(s) 203.
"The many supposed synonyms formerly reported ('Alba Rosea', 'Adèle Pradel, etc. etc.) appear not to be synonyms at all, but rather now extinct rose varieties in their own right."
Website/Catalog (Oct 2000) Page(s) 79.
Mme. Bravy. Creamy-white. Tea Rose fragrance. 3ft. (Guillot 1846)
Book (1999) Page(s) 378. Includes photo(s).
Mme. Bravy Syn. 'Adele Pradel'. 'Danzille', 'Mme. de Sertat'. Old. Tea. Near white. Repeat flowering. Known for its raspberry-scented blooms, this rose has cupped, globular flowers that are creamy white sometimes shaded pink. These double blooms have short folded center petals. This floriferous bloomer is a hardy bush covered with light green leaves. Its 3 ft (1m) size makes it a good container plant. Zones 6-11. Guillot, France 1846. Parentage unknown.
Book (1999) Page(s) 66.
Dominique Massad. the Lyonnaise Rose Growers in the 19th Century.
Jean Baptiste Guillot Père 1803-1882. Active between 1842 and 1871.
Jean-Baptiste Guillot, called Guillot père, was born in the Isère and set up in Lyon in 1829 as a horticulturist and market gardener. In 1834 he ordered from Verdier, a Parisian rose grower, the collection of rose bushes that were to serve as basis for his new varieties: ......... He also put on the market varieties obtained by other growers like ...... and ‘Mme. Bravy’ obtained by a gardener called Guillot but not related. Guillot père worked with his son, also called Jean-Baptiste, referred to as Guillot fils up to 1853.
Website/Catalog (1999) Page(s) 56.
Mme. Bravy available next season upon request only.
Book (1999) Page(s) 63.
Mme. Bravy (Adèle Pradel) Guillot, France 1846. Tea. Cream/White. (Available from:) Golden Vale, Lyn Park, Melville, Ross.
p56 Walter Duncan during the Tea Rose Symposium.
In 1846 Mme. Bravy appeared. One of the early Teas and a parent of many, many, many bloomers which are largely fully double; heavy ivory tones and soft pink in the centre, opening to cupped ruffled tea shape, with a tea fragrance.
p59. Maureen Ross during the Tea Rose Symposium.
Marie Lambert, also known as Snowflake, 1886. The soft white sport of Mme. Bravy. Double and fragrant. Rich green foliage on a vigorous plant.