'Zara Hore-Ruthven' rose References
Magazine (1997) Page(s) 28. Vol 19, No. 1.
Elizabeth and Andrew Govanstone, Portland, Victoria “The Women Behind the Roses”
Other women who were connected with vice-regal posts included …..and Zara Hore Ruthven (1932), arguably Australia’s own Elinor Roosevelt. The list continues but hopefully the reader has realised that Alister Clark’s Glenara seedling name-sakes were judiciously chosen by the rosarian.
Book (1997) Includes photo(s).
p250 …...Alister Clark roses which have been identified with as great a certainty as we can hope for. Thanks are due to many members of the families who had roses named for them and to Mrs Ruth Rundle, the present owner of Glenara. .…....Many of the roses in the first list are now available commercially (thanks to John Nieuwesteeg) and are being widely grown.
p253 Zara Hore-Ruthven – H.T. 1932. ‘Madame Abel Chatenay’ x ‘Scorcher’ (one of Clark’s). Large, double, fragrant, rich pink flowers, borne recurrently.
p227 Picture near p227.
Book (1996) Page(s) 161.
Zara Hore-Ruthven Clark, Australia. 1932. H.T. Pink. (Available from) Bleak, Golden Vale, Hilltop, John’s World, Mistydown, Nieuwesteeg.
Newsletter (1995) Page(s) 19. Vol 4, No. 2.
Zara Hore-Ruthven (Lady H-R). HT. 1932. Alister Clark. Mme. Abel Chatenay x Scorcher.
Book (1994) Page(s) 122.
Zara Hore-Ruthven Hybrid Tea. Clark 1932. 'Mme. Abel Chatenay' x 'Scorcher'... Large, double, fragrant, rich pink flowers...
p120 Lady Hore Ruthven. Light pink. Given to NRS
p122 Zara Hore Ruthven. Pink. HT. 1932. Bed. Mme. Abel Chatenay x
Magazine (1979) Page(s) 8. Vol 1, No. 3.
Zara Hore Ruthven – 1932. intro. NRS .S.A. large double, cupped, slightly fragrant, rich pink. Mme. Abel Chantenay [sic] x Scorcher.
Book (1947) Page(s) 132.
Zara Ruthven (G. & S). One of Alister Clark’s introductions and well worthy of its name. Good large flowers of peerless form, rich luminous pink, are freely produced on long stems. A good show bloom. 3. (H.T.)
p41 Zara Ruthven (H.T.) (Alister Clark, 1932). 3. Rich luminous pink flowers, continuously produced on erect stems. A seedling from Madame Abel Chatenay and a good show bloom. This variety is preferred to Mrs. George Geary, with which it is almost identical, but has better foliage and growth. Everywhere.
P8. Zara Hore Ruthven (H.T.) Rich pink, erect stems. 2/-