'Dorothy McGredy' rose References
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 17.
Dorothy McGredy (Hybrid Tea)... Orange carmine. The outside of the petals is sunflower yellow, shading off to crushed strawberry, whilst the inner side is vermilion, with a saffron yellow base. The flowers are of medium size and good shape, upright, and freely produced. Cedar green foliage; mildew-proof. A distinct novelty. Highly perfumed. Introduced 1936.
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 44.
New Roses 1937. Dorothy McGredy (Pernt. McGredy 1936) F. 3. ....semi-double....The growth is medium with very many thorns. A.H.M.Mts.P.S.
Book (1937) Page(s) 19.
Harry H. Hazlewood. The New Roses of 1937.
Dorothy McGredy, HT. (McGredy, 1936) A typical Pernetiana product with characteristic thorns. The colour deserves the title of "novelty", but the blooms only carry 20 petals. It looks as if it will be unhappy in semi-tropical climates.
Website/Catalog (1937) Page(s) 36.
New Roses 1937. Dorothy McGredy (HT. McGredy 1936) Medium size flowers of good shape, sweetly scented and opening well. Outside of petals sunflower yellow shading to crushed strawberry, inside intense vermilion with saffron yellow base. 5/- each.
Shows true Pernetiana character with typical thorns. A very striking colour but blooms have only 20 petals.
Book (1936) Page(s) 439.
McGredy, Dorothy (HT) McGredy 1933; vivid vermilion, base saffron-yellow, reverse sun-yellow, medium size, loosely double, fine form, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, light green foliage, growth 6/10, upright.