'Denise McClelland' rose References
Magazine (2012) Page(s) 41 Vol 34, No. 2.
Eric Timewell. Frank Riethmuller’s Niece Elsie:
Most [roses] survived because Elsie took them to Toowoomba….At this point it became all too easy for her to leave behind the humiliation of those roses dedicated to women. At least seven Riethmuller roses of all sorts ‘Denise Mclelland’ and…. disappeared from view, in most cases never to be seen again.
Article (misc) (2008) Page(s) Unpublished.
Denise McClelland HT dr 1964 Bred V/Dbl. Amy Johnson x Unknown Riethmuller F.
Newsletter (1996) Page(s) 18. vol 5, No. 1.
Denise McClelland. Hybrid Tea. 1964 F. L. Riethmuller
Book (1965) Page(s) 169.
New Roses of the World. Denise McClelland. HT. (F. Riethmuller; int. M. Akhurst ’64), ‘Cl. Amy Johnson’ x ‘New Yorker’. Large, long-pointed bud. Claret red, large, full, open, high-centred, 30-petaled blooms borne several together and in clusters on long, strong stems. Good lastng quality; petals drop off cleanly. Slight to strong fragrance. Dark green, leathery, glossy foliage. Very disease resistant. Few thorns. Abundant, continuous blooming. Hardy.
Book (1965) Page(s) 50.
Dr. A. S. Thomas. New Rose Registrations. Denise McClelland H.T. F. Riethmuller January 4, 1964