Rosa ‘Grandpa Dickson’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

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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