'Cicely O'Rorke' rose References
Website/Catalog (13 Jan 2019)
Cecily O’Rorke. Large, single to semi-single. Rosy pink, dark red stamens. 3m+
Book (31 Mar 2010)
'Cicely O'Rorke' Cl HT, mp, 1937, Clark, A.; flowers pink, shaded salmon, large, semi-dbl., cupped; recurrent bloom; long stems; very vigorous, climbing or pillar growth. [Souv. de Gustave Prat × seedling]. Introductions: NRS Victoria
Book (2010) Page(s) 195. Includes photo(s).
The name O’Rorke is as indelibly written into ……
Book (2002) Page(s) 213.
Another Alister Clark rose I had not previously grown is ‘Cecily O’Rorke’. It is also a vigorous climber. The semi-single flowers are pink.....they are borne recurrently. It was named for a niece of Alister’s wife, Edith, and fittingly she was a talented painter of watercolours.
Website/Catalog (2000) Page(s) 67.
‘Cicely O’Rourke’ Clark, 1937. (HT Clg). Cup shaped semi-double flowers of a pretty salmon pink are held on long stems. A very vigorous climber. Repeats well. 4m x 2.5m.
[note - this rose did not appear in Mistydowns catalogues from 1994 to 1999]
Book (1999) Page(s) 14.
Cicely O’Rourke – 1937. Large Flowered Climbing rose and flowers. No longer available.
[Cicely O’Rorke not listed]
Magazine (1997) Page(s) 28. Vol 19. No. 1.
Elizabeth and Andrew Govanstone, Portland, Victoria “The Women Behind the Roses”
Sisters Aggie (Agnes Barclay 1927) and Jessie (Lady Rhodes 1933), nieces Jessie Clark (1915) which so pleased him he displayed the bloom for several weeks in the Melbourne shop-front window of Singer and Co., and Cicely O’Rorke (1927 .....
Newsletter (1995) Page(s) 19. Vol 4, No. 2.
Cicely O’Rorke, HT. 1937 Alister Clark. Souv. De Gustav Prat sdlg.
Book (1990) Page(s) 119.
Cicely O’Rorke. P. semi-double. HT 1937. Pil.