'Decorator' rose References
Book (1937) Page(s) 17.
Harry H. Hazlewood. The New Roses of 1937.
Decorator, HT. (A. Dickson and Sons, 1936) This is not an attractive colour, getting very hard in summer. The blooms carry 20 long narrow petals that suggest a paeony rather than a Rose and it cannot be classed as a first-rate addition to better Roses.
Website/Catalog (1937) Page(s) 36.
New Roses 1937. Decorator (HT. A. Dickson & Sons 1936). A decorative flower with petals of exceptional size, the colour being brilliant carmine with orange yellow base, the inside of petal bright cerise. When fully developed the colour changes to light rose neyron red. Strong and free growth. 4/- each.
More like a paeony; 20 long, narrow petals and a hard colour in summer.
Book (1936) Page(s) 197.
Decorator (HT) A. Dickson 1936; glossy cherry, reverse glossy carmine, base orange-yellow, fades Neyron-pink, large petals, floriferous, growth 6/10