'Ethel Somerset' rose References
Book (1947) Page(s) 114.
Ethel Somerset (Show) Listed as an exhibition rose in Adelaide and drier to cool climates, but in Sydney it is only a mediocre growth, and the blooms usually burn to rags when they are out for a day. The clear, lovely silvery pink and good form are attractions, and foliage and growth is healthy. Fragrant. Habit 3. (HT)
Website/Catalog (1938) Page(s) 18.
Ethel Somerset (Hybrid Tea) By Dicksons of Hawlmark, 1921... Shrimp pink edged coral; large, full, perfectly finished. Splendid habit and free. A very fine Rose. Recommended. Very highly perfumed.
Website/Catalog (1936) Page(s) 8.
Ethel Somerset Hybrid Tea. Alex. Dickson & Sons 1921.
Book (1936) Page(s) 672.
Somerset, Ethel (HT) A. Dickson 1921; shrimp-pink to crab-red, outer petals flesh-coloured to coral-red, large, well double, fine form, high-centered, lasting, solitary, fragrance 7/10, floriferous, continuous bloom, long strong stems, few prickles, growth 6/10, bushy, well-branched. Sangerhausen
Article (newspaper) (9 Jun 1934) Page(s) 4.
Ethel Somerset: Shrimp pink, an ideal exhibition rose.
Website/Catalog (1929) Page(s) 17.
The so-called Everblooming Roses include the Hybrid Tea and Pernetiana groups. They do not bloom all the time, but if kept healthy and growing steadily, one crop of flowers succeeds another at brief intervals.
Ethel Somerset. Hybrid Tea. (A. Dickson & Sons, 1921.) Coral and shrimp-pink blooms of splendid form and fragrance. Strong-growing, free-flowering plants. Has merits which commend it for garden use, and produces blooms of high quality. $1.50 each.
Book (1929) Page(s) 252.
Lewis Levy. Why Are We Neglected. ‘Ethel Somerset’ (HT) 1921. Deep rose pink. Good for decoration and Exhibition, and has a nice perfume. Slightly inclined to mildew, but otherwise very satisfactory.
Book (1927) Page(s) 117.
Norman Lambert. Colour Schemes. Shrimp pink: ‘Ethel Somerset’, ‘Lady Dixon-Hartland’
Website/Catalog (1926) Page(s) 25.
'Empire Queen' .....The colour is something like Ethel Somerset
Website/Catalog (1924) Page(s) 36.
General List. (70) Ethel Somerset (HT. A. Dickson 1922). F.2. .....the only fault is mildew.