'Mrs. Richard Turnbull' rose References
Book (31 Mar 2010)
'Mrs Richard Turnbull'. LCl, w, 1945, Clark, A.; bud yellow; flowers cream, handsome stamens, 14 cm., single, very fragrant. hybrid gigantea
Book (2010) Page(s) 268. Includes photo(s).
Mrs. Richard Turnbull was born ……
7th National Conference, Hay, NSW, Proceedings.
p37. John Nieuwesteeg. Australian Roses. Mrs. Richard Turnbull, 1945,....is a very large climber with large single white flowers opening from a long elegant yellow bud, which sets large round bright-green hips that stay hard and green until they drop in the winter.
Book (2000) Page(s) 85.
Susan Irvine: The spectacular Mrs. Richard Turnbull has reached to the top of an ancient chestnut in just two years. When she bursts into flower briefly in early summer she fills the whole garden with her scent. Moreover, being bred from R. gigantea she is virtually evergreen and clothes the old tree in its period of dormancy.
Book (1999) Page(s) 17.
Mrs. Richard Turnbull. 1945 Unknown breeding. Hybrid gigantea climbing rose. Large, single, white flowers with attractive stamens, early spring. Dark green, leathery foliage. Vigorous growth. Few prickles.
Magazine (1999) Page(s) 68. Vol 21, No. 1.
Victorian State Rose Garden. In the Heritage border are ….. and Mrs. Richard Turnbull.
Book (1999) Page(s) 66.
Mrs. Richard Turnbull. Clark, Australia. 1945. Climber. White. (Available from): Golden Vale, Lyn Park, Mistydown, Rose Arbour, Roses Galore, Spring Park.
Book (1998) Page(s) 419. Includes photo(s).
Mrs. Richard Turnbull. Modern, Large-flowered climber. White blend. Repeat-flowering. Handsome, creamy white, single-petalled flowers are the hallmark of this classic example of a climber from the middle of the twentieth century. The florets are large and are borne in small clusters. It can be grown either as a pillar or a climber, but bloom production is best when it is trained as a true climber. It is a moderately vigorous plant and has a fast repeat cycle. Zones 5-10. Clark, Australia 1945. Parentage unknown.
Website/Catalog (1997) Page(s) 6.
Mrs. Richard Turnbull. 1945. Hybrid gigantea climber. Early, large blooms of soft yellow fading white. A very vigorous climber to 7m.
Magazine (1997) Page(s) 28. Vol 19, No. 1.
Elizabeth and Andrew Govanstone, Portland, Victoria. .... Mrs. Richard Turnbull (1945) who died heartbroken with the loss of her two sons in World War Two…..