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Dickson (1956-....), Colin

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Rose breeder   Listing last updated on 11 Aug 2020.
Newtonards, Northern Ireland
United Kingdom
Code = DIC---
DICKSON, A. (Alexander) (1801-1880 )
DICKSON, George (1832-1914), son of Alexander
DICKSON, Hugh, (.... -1922) son of Alexander
DICKSON, Alexander II (1857-1949), son of George, started 1872, retired 1930
DICKSON, George II, son of George
DICKSON, Alexander III (1893-1975), son of Alexander II, retired ca. 1958
DICKSON, Alexander Patrick (Patrick) (1926-2012), son of Alexander III
DICKSON, Colin, son of Patrick (1956-....)
DICKSON, Sandy (.... -....) bred roses in the 1920s.


DICKSON Nurseries Ltd.
Milecross Road
County Down, Northern Ireland
[From The Complete Book of Roses, Bush Roses and Standards, by Sean McCann, p. 126:] In recent years the Dickson output of roses has tended to be in the pink-orange and yellow categories, and have always been widely appreciated. They are renowned for their flower power, producing lots of blooms right through the year...

[From The Ultimate Rose Book, by Stirling Macoboy, p. 224:] Dickson's had a fire in their offices in 1921 and the records of the breeding of their roses up to then were all destroyed.

[From The Makers of Heavenly Roses, by Jack Harkness, p. 56:] Alexander [Dickson] III died at home on 15 October, 1975...

[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, p. 122:]
Alexander Dickson
Northern Ireland
Lived c. 1851-1949
Brother of Hugh Dickson
Nursery at Newtownards founded in 1836 by father (also Alexander; c. 1801-1880)

[Ibid, p. 127:]
Hugh Dickson
Royal Nurseries (founded 1869)
Belfast, Ireland
Lived c. 1831-1904
Brother of Alexander Dickson

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