'Anna Olivier' rose References
Magazine (2019) Page(s) 48. Vol 41, No. 1. Includes photo(s).
Margaret Furness. Tea, Noisette and China Mislabels in Australia.
Lady Roberts may never have been more than part of the colour spectrum of Anna Olivier (photo p. 53).
Book (2018) Page(s) 89. Includes photo(s).
Di Durston, Western Australia. My Favourite Heritage Roses.
Newsletter (Nov 2010) Page(s) 5-6. Includes photo(s).
[From "My Adventures Rose Rustling In My Own Back Yard", by Jackie Schmidt, pp. 2-7]
The buff colored rose remained nameless for what seemed like several hours. I was having a marvelous time looking at roses and listening to the speakers, and every once & a while I would go hopefully back and look at my rose on the “mystery” table. At about my fifth visit, a small slip of paper had appeared next to my rose – on it was written “Anna Olivier” – that was all ...The ladies from Australia gently repeated that they all thought it was a tea rose they were familiar with in Australia called ‘Anna Olivier’. I distinctly heard one of the men, I don’t know which, say “I have never seen that rose before”. What I can only describe as a stunned silence fell after he said that. The discussion continued, but no one changed their opinion. I was delighted. I had just assumed that someone knowledgeable about roses would look at my rose and recognize it as something old but common. It had never occurred to me that it might be rare or really a “lost” rose. A few days later Cass Bernstein came by my house to take some cuttings of it for Vintage Gardens. She gave the rose the study name “Schmidt’s Buff Giant”.
Book (2000) Page(s) 82. Includes photo(s).
Anna Olivier’ = Thé – tons roses, remontant… pétales chiffonnés d’un rose carné lavé de jaune, virant au saumon avec l’âge et rose plus franc au revers… Ducher, France, 1872.
Book (1997) Page(s) 379.
Anna Olivier Tea. Ducher (France) 1872. Description... a mixture of flesh-pink and deep rose... [Beales notes that a soft primrose-yellow mystery Tea rose is sometimes sold erroneously as this cultivar... he thinks it could be an old cultivar called 'Leda'.]
Book (Nov 1994) Page(s) 164.
Anna Olivier Tea. Ducher (France) 1872. Description... flesh-pink with dark pink reverse...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 53. Includes photo(s).
Anna Olivier Tea. Claude Ducher (France) 1872... [in its time] one of the most popular garden roses... blending cream, buff and pale pink. Parentage unknown.
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 20.
Anna Olivier Tea, yellowish flesh, shaded salmon, reverse rose, 1872, Ducher. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 110. Includes photo(s).
Anna Olivier Description... Elegant, high-centred blooms are apricot-cream with a deep rose flushed reverse. Their full heads hanging fown on weak stems give a nodding appearance...
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 42.
Anna Olivier Tea. Ducher, 1872. Affiliated with 'Safrano'. [Author cites information from different sources.]