'Mrs. Sam McGredy' rose References
Book (2004) Page(s) 232. Includes photo(s).
'Mrs. Sam McGredy'....
Book (Apr 1999) Page(s) 557.
Mrs. Sam McGredy Pernetiana. Samuel McGredy (Portadown, Ireland) 1929
Book (Nov 1998) Page(s) 117. Includes photo(s).
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 296.
Mrs. Sam McGredy Large-flowered. It is said that when Sam McGredy III decided to name a rose for his wife, she rejected his choice and insisted instead on a rose he was not even considering introducing... 'Mrs. Sam McGredy' turned out to be one of the all-time greats... copper-red, paling to salmon-pink. Parentage: ('Donald McDonald' x 'Golden Emblem') x (seedling x 'Queen Alexandra')
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 400.
Hybrid Tea, orange-pink, 1929, ('Donald MacDonald' x 'Golden Emblem') x (Seedling x 'The Queen Alexandra Rose'); McGredy. Bud pointed; flowers scarlet-copper-orange, reverse heavily flushed red, double (40 petals), high-centered, large; fragrant; foliage glossy, reddish bronze; vigorous growth.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 200.
Mrs. Sam McGredy Large-flowered hybrid tea. Parentage: ('Donald McDonald' x 'Golden Emblem') x (seedling x 'The Queen Alexandra Rose'). Northern Ireland 1929. Description and cultivation... flowers: coppery orange, yellow at the base...
Book (1993) Page(s) 296. Includes photo(s).
Book (May 1992) Page(s) 394.
Mrs. Sam McGredy Hybrid Tea. McGredy (UK) 1929... blooms of burnt-salmon-orange with their reverses flushed red and their centres yellow...
Book (1971) Page(s) 153.
Mrs. Sam McGredy 1929. Named for the mother of Sam McGredy IV... a rose that he considers the firm's most famous... producing hybrid-tea blooms of scarlet-copper-orange, with glossy, reddish-bronze foliage... an indifferent parent... Gold Medal, R.N.R.S.
Book (1968) Page(s) 155.
Dr. A. S. Thomas. New Roses in Victoria.
The young foliage is quite as red as that of 'Mrs. Sam McGredy', 'Europeana' and 'Violet Carson'.