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'Cicely O'Rorke' rose Description
'Cicely O'Rorke' rose photo
Photo courtesy of hmfusr
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Exhibition name: Cicely O'Rorke
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1937).
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl..  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Alister Clark was talking of 'Cicely O'Rorke' in October, 1926. It was released 11 years later in 1937.
Proceeds from the sale of this rose were donated to the National Rose Society of Victoria.
'Cicely O'Rorke' resurfaced in an Australian nursery in 2000, but it is not clear who had been conserving the rose.
 
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