'Fragrant Hour' rose References
Book (2004) Page(s) 92.
'Fragrant Hour' ....
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 249. Includes photo(s).
Fragrant Hour Hybrid Tea. McGredy (New Zealand) 1973. 'Arthur Bell' x ('Spartan' x 'Grand Gala')... an unusual shade of peachy apricot-pink...
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 180. Includes photo(s).
Fragrant Hour Large-flowered. Sam McGredy 1963. Description... a remarkable bronze-pink. Parentage: 'Arthur Bell' x ('Spartan' x 'Grand Gala')
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 188.
Fragrant Hour Hybrid Tea, bronze-pink, 1973, 'Arthur Bell' x ('Spartan' x 'Grand Gala'); McGredy. Description.
Book (1979) Page(s) 13.
Review of Newer Roses 1978-79. 'Fragrant Hour'. Pink. 11 reports; 4 years grown: Average height 120cm; Rating 7.5. Christchurch: Good fragrance, blooms open quickly, subject to rust. Died, but am replacing as was impressed. Gisborne: Good fragrant rose; holds colour well and repeats quickly. Lower Hutt: Nice perfumed pink. long stemmed blooms, repeats quickly. Has improved in cooler situation.
Book (1974) Page(s) 159.
Avenue Nurseries advertisement. New Zealand Rose Releases 1974.
'Fragrant Hour' Another timely variety from Sam McGredy. Long stemmed elegant pink blooms very fragrant hybrid tea.