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'Dinah Hall' rose References
Book  (2012)  Page(s) 13.  Includes photo(s).
'Dinah Hall'. Released in 1985, 'Dinah Hall' is a rambler with unrecorded parentage....
'Dinah Hall' grows gloriously in many northern gardens. Ken notes record that there is a plant at Kemp House in Kerikeri behind the Loquat tree, but I could not see it there. He also notes other planting along the fences at the wool scourers, at the Viticulture Centre and at St. John's cemetery in Parramatta, New South Wales...... In a letter to Ken in 1990 giving him permission to name his roses after her ancestors, Thelma Hall says......
Newsletter  (1990)  Page(s) 31-32. Vol 11, No. 4.  
Ken Nobbs: From among the fortuitous seedling roses that I allow to grow where they appear, are two plants with abundant good health and drought-resistance that can produce strong scented double white flowers with segments of gold. I cannot recall any old world rambler with this characteristic. Now the autumn fogs are shrouding us in the Waikato, the buds are a blend of red and gold. The more compact of the two I call 'Dinah Hall' , the first English woman enrolled to come to New Zealand in 1808, and who was one of the four women aboard the Active who landed so long ago at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands, and who lived with her husband and two children at Waitangi from September 1815 to January 1816. She nearly became New Zealand's first martyr when knocked senseless by a party of marauding Maoris..... The second seedling is 'Martha Clarke' or 'Clarke Memorial' ..... Shiny deep foliage is a characteristic of these plants. They will feature extensively in the new plantings we plant along our roadsides her at Te Kauwhata.
Newsletter  (1988)  Page(s) 10-17. Vol 9, No. 1.  
Kenn Nobbs: The Ann with ....and William and Dinah Hall arrived in Sydney in early 1810.
Book  (1978)  Page(s) 57.  
K. J. Nobbs. The Brig 'Active' under the command of Capt. Thomas Hansen arrived from New South Wales with a party of the church Missionary Society in December 1814..... On board were four women, Dinah Hall and ....
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