'Portadown Glory' rose References
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 462.
Hybrid Tea, medium yellow, 1932, McGredy. Description.
Book (1936) Page(s) 575.
Portadown Glory (HT) McGredy 1930; lemon.yellow, center shaded darker, very large, well double, fine form, high-centered, thick petals, lasting, fragrance 5/10, long strong stems, red branches and prickles, growth 6/10, upright, well-branched. Sangerhausen
Website/Catalog (1934) Page(s) 41.
New Roses 1933. Portadown Glory HT. (S. McGredy & Son 1932) F. 3. Colour clear canary yellow fading to white....E.
Book (1933) Page(s) 54.
Harry H. Hazlewood. The New Roses of 1933.
It is closely followed by Portadown Glory (McGredy), which is slightly less vigorous in growth [than Sir Henry Segrave] but carries a first-class exhibition bloom of thirty-five petals. The colour is primrose yellow or light canary for unshaded blooms.
Website/Catalog (1933) Page(s) 45.
New Roses 1933. Portadown Glory (HT. S. McGredy & Son 1932) Colour clear canary yellow which is both rich in tone and lasting. The flowers are perfectly formed and have a tea perfume. Growth is free, vigorous and practically thornless, with bright green mildew proof foliage. 4/- each.
Fine shape and size, medium growth; slight tea scent. Good exhibition variety. 35 petals.