Rosa ‘Grandpa Dickson’
Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
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.
Seed : ‘Perfecta’ × ‘Governador Braga da Cruz’
Pollen : ‘Piccadilly’
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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