'Grace Darling' rose References
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 45.
Book (2001) Page(s) 47.
Grace Darling Tea, white, 1885. Not rated.
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 203. Includes photo(s).
Grace Darling Large-flowered. Henry Bennett 1884. Description... The heroine of many an English schoolboy was the fifteen-year-old light-house-keeper's daughter, Grace Darling, who rescued the passengers from a shipwreck on the English coast... an exquisite cream and pink rose...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 222.
Grace Darling Tea, cream-white shaded pink, 1884, Bennett.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 263, 326.
Grace Darling Hybrid Tea. Bennett, 1884. [Author cites information from different sources and says this about the person for whom the rose was named: "Grace Horsley Darling, 1815-1842; rescued, with her father, nine survivors of the ship Forfarshire in 1838 during a storm weeping over the Farne Island off Bamburgh in Northumberlanf, England. It was thought that the fame and celebrity proceeding fromthis feat contributed to her early death."]
p. 326: Grace Darling Hybrid Tea. Henry Bennett 1884
Book (1985) Page(s) 31.
... a cream and pink Hybrid Tea, which lacked the size required for exhibition, but grew beautifully. It was in retrospect recognized as one of the earliest 'garden roses'.
Book (1937) Page(s) 71.
Grace Darling HT (Bennett 1884) [pollen quality] 0%
Website/Catalog (1936) Page(s) 5.
Grace Darling Tea (Bennett 1884) Description.
Book (1936) Page(s) 192.
Darling, Grace (HT) Bennett 1885; cream-white, shaded peach-pink, base apricot-yellow, large, very double, drooping, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, free-blooming, autumn-bloomer, growth 6/10, upright, hardy. Sangerhausen
Website/Catalog (1925) Page(s) 30.
'Mrs. R. B. Mclennan' ....a grand rose reminding one of Grace Darling.