Rosa ‘Grandpa Dickson’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

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English translation by Peter Thompson

 

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Famous rose created in England in 1966 by Patrick Dickson, and known also as ‘Irish Gold’.

Double corolla, up to 18cm wide, with 33 lemon-yellow petals, slightly perfumed.

One of the most beautiful modern yellow roses, with good foliage and an elegant, bushy appearance.

Parentage :

Seed : ‘Perfecta’ × ‘Governador Braga da Cruz’

Pollen : ‘Piccadilly’

Awards :

1965 - Royal National Rose Society : President’s International Trophy

1965 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal

1966 - The Hague Gold Medal

1968 - Belfast Gold Medal

1970 - Portland Rose Trials - Gold Medal

1999 - King of Show : Fort Vancouver Rose Society - Reno Rose Society

2000 - Medford Rose Society : Princess of Show

2000 - Tacoma Rose Society : Court of Show / Honor

2001 - Medford Rose Society : Court of Show / Honor

 
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