'Adair Roche' rose References
Book (19 Apr 2000) Page(s) 3.
'Adair Roche', HT, pb, 1968 ... description
Book (2000) Page(s) 65. Includes photo(s).
‘Adair Roche’ = Hybride de Thé, tons roses, remontant. See ref Botanica's Roses. McGredy, Nouvelle-Zélande, 1968. ‘Paddy McGredy’ x semis de ‘Femina’.
Book (Dec 1998) Page(s) 65. Includes photo(s).
Adair Roche Large-flowered/Hybrid Tea. McGredy 1968. Description... large pink double flowers have a silver reverse... It was named for the architect who desgined McGredy's house...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 2.
Hybrid Tea, pink blend, 1968, 'Paddy McGredy' x 'Femina' seedling; McGredy, Sam, IV; McGredy. Flowers deep pink, reverse silver, double (30 petals), well-formed, large; slightly fragrant; foliage glossy.
Book (1988) Page(s) 144-145. Includes photo(s).
Adair Roche Description.
Book (1978) Page(s) 42.
The Final Analysis - 1977-78 Season.
'Adair Roche'. N.R.S. rating 6.5. (McGredy). 'Paddy McGredy' x 'Femina' seedling. Pink silver reverse. healthy with vigorous growth and plenty of flowers, it makes a good showing in the garden but somehow missed out on being great.
Book (1975) Page(s) 19.
The Review of Newer Roses 1974-75.
'Adair Roche' Pink and silver. No. of Report's, 10; Years Grown, 4; Average Height, 30"; N.R.S. Rating, 6.5. Christchurch; Plenty of pink to silver and reverse flowers. Healthy bush. Very good. Otago: Pink flower. Not a good performer. Reasonable growth. lnvercargill: More like a floribunda than HT. Disease free with me. Showy attractive colour. I like it.
Book (1973) Page(s) 52.
Isobel Coulston. Review of Newer Roses. HT's.
'Adair Roche'. No. of reports 10. No. of years grown 2. Average height 30". N.R.S. rating 6.5. Invercargill: Very good colour, nicer than colour plates show. Grows well from cuttings. Manawatu: Rusts badly. Excellent weather resistant rose. Nice colour. Wanganui: Rather hard pink decorative.
Book (1971) Page(s) 91.
Adair Roche was the architect who designed [the breeder's] house on the hill overlooking the nursery.