'Diana Allen' rose References
Book (31 Mar 2010)
'Diana Allen' HT, op, 1939, Clark, A.; flowers salmon-pink, small, dbl.; short stems; bushy, compact growth. [Mrs Aaron Ward × seedling]. Introductions: NRS New South Wales
Book (2010) Page(s) 215.
The story of Diana Allen must begin with her mother….
Book (2004) Page(s) 82. Includes photo(s).
Diana Allen. Hybrid Tea. Bred by Clark of Australia and introduced in 1939, this is another Alister Clark rose only available in Australia but one of his best. The flowers are mid-pink, small, well-shaped and the repeat is good. The plant is bushy and compact with plenty of mid-green foliage. It is ideal for a small garden, being quite small. (‘Mrs. Aaron Ward’ x seedling). Zones 6-10
p4. Diana Allen. Hybrid Tea., 1939. Clark / Aust. Double. Very fragrant. Large Flowers. Recurrent. 1.3m x 1.1m. pink blend.
p1 Picture. Diana Allen.
Book (1999) Page(s) 16. Includes photo(s).
Diana Allen – 1939. Mrs. Aaron Ward cross. Large Flowered Bush rose. Double, slightly fragrant, mid to salmon pink flowers opening flat, with yellow tint to base of petals, fully recurrent. Bushy compact growth. Flower 48 petals, 90mm, 1 to 3. Bush 1m x 0.8m.
Website/Catalog (1998) Page(s) 3.
Diana Allen. Hybrid Tea. 1939. A. Clark / Aust. Double, slightly fragrant, recurrent.
1.2m x 1.0m, pink blend.
Website/Catalog (1997) Includes photo(s).
p5 Diana Allen 1939. Hybrid Tea. (Mrs. Aaron Ward x ) Double salmon pink blooms on a moderate bush to 1m. Free-flowering and fragrant.
p18 Picture. Diana Allen.
Book (1997) Includes photo(s).
p88. My second step was to pay another visit to Eve Murray at Langley Vale. Tommy had told me that she and Alister had been good friends.....
p89 And ‘Diana Allen’ (was here) described in Hazelwood’s catalogue of `1941 as having blooms resembling small carnations.
p226-227 Picture. Diana Allen.
p251 Diana Allen. H.T. 1939. ‘Mrs. Aaron Ward’ x unknown. Smallish double, mid-pink flowers with distinctive pointed petals. Has been likened to a carnation. Identified by David Ruston.
Book (1996) Page(s) 40.
Diana Allen. Clark, Australia, 1939. HT. Salmon Pink. [available from] Cottage, Country Farm, Golden Vale, Hedgerow, Mistydowns.
Newsletter (1995) Page(s) 19. Vol 4, No. 2.
Diana Allen. HT. 1939. Alister Clark. Mrs. Aaron Ward sdlg.