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'Kitty Kininmonth' rose References
Book  (5 Apr 2010)  
'Kitty Kininmonth'. HG, dp, 1922, Clark, A.; flowers deep pink, lighter reverse, golden stamens, 12 cm., semi-dbl., cupped, slight fragrance; some recurrent bloom; foliage dark, wrinkled; prickles few; vigorous, climbing growth. [seedling × R. gigantea]. Introductions: Hackett
Book  (2010)  Page(s) 40.  Includes photo(s).
Catherine Noel ‘Kitty’ Kininmonth achieved more……
Book  (2007)  
p46. Australian bred R. gigantea Hybrids. A review as at October 2006 by Laurie Newman (Australian registrar). The findings below are based on research of some of the writings of Alister Clark between 1924 and 1942. There are anomalies contained in the papers, but on balance I believe the list to be conclusive.
Firstly, there are the three listed in American Rose (Sept, 2006, page 9, namely,
‘Kitty Kininmonth’ (MR11 LCl.) and.....

p47 ibid. Lists of Alister Clark roses that appeared during that period were shown under various classification headings. Gigantea hybrids is one of these, but other known Gigantea hybrids are listed as ‘Early Summer Climbers, viz. ‘Kitty Kininmonth’ and....

p48 ibid. ……My thanks are expressed to American Rose Society for inviting me to submit to the revised Gigantea Hybrid classification.
Book  (2005)  Page(s) 17.  Includes photo(s).
Photo. Caption: ‘Kitty Kininmonth’ (Alister Clark) at Morwell Centenary Rose Garden. Photograph The Editor [I. R. Spriggs].
Book  (2003)  Page(s) 41.  Includes photo(s).
‘Kitty Kininmonth’ [Clark, 1922]
Plate 15. Rosa ‘Kitty Kininmonth’
Magazine  (2003)  
7th National Conference, Hay, NSW. proceedings.
p37 John Nieuwesteeg. Then there is ‘Kitty Kininmonth’ (1922), which I collected from the Kininmonth Family at ‘Mount Hesse’, a large sheep farm at Winchelsea near Geelong. Although this rose is purported to be a Hybrid Gigantea, I do not see any such characteristics.
Book  (Apr 1999)  Page(s) 378.  
Kitty Kininmonth ('Kitty Kinnonmonth', 'Kitty Kininmouth') A. Clark 1922. Of Rosa gigantea heritage. The author cites information from different sources... deep bright crimson...
Book  (1999)  Page(s) 9.  Includes photo(s).
‘Kitty Kininmonth’ – 1922. Listed as Gigantea seedling; now thought to be incorrect. Large Flowered Climbing rose. Semi-double, large, cupped, slightly fragrant, pink flowers with golden stamens, recurrent. Dark, wrinkled foliage. Few prickles. Flower: 25 petals, 100mm, singly. Climber: 4m x 3m.
Book  (1999)  Page(s) 339.  Includes photo(s).
‘Kitty Kininmonth’. Modern, large-flowered climber, deep pink, repeat-flowering. The semi-double flowers of this variety are very large and open cupped, showing golden stamens in the heart of the deep pink blooms. They have a slight scent, and there are likely to be sporadic flowers after the generous main flush has ended. This is another of Alister Clark’s beautiful roses. It needs a warm climate and frost-free conditions to thrive, so in cooler countries it should be grown against a large, sheltered wall. It has wrinkled, dark green foliage. Zones 5-9. Clark, Australia 1922. Parentage unknown.
Magazine  (1999)  
Geelong Pre-Conference Tour booklet. page 8.
Kit Boyd. Green Hills, Minhamite. ….I think the highlights of our garden are the four ‘Kitty Kininmonth’ roses on the west side verandah – a wall of pink in November – special to me as Alister Clark named it after my mother.
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