Code = DIC---DICKSON, A. (Alexander)
(1801-1880 )DICKSON, George
(1832-1914), son of AlexanderDICKSON, Hugh
, (.... -1922) son of AlexanderDICKSON, Alexander II
(1857-1949), son of George, started 1872, retired 1930DICKSON, George II
, son of GeorgeDICKSON, Alexander III
(1893-1975), son of Alexander II, retired ca. 1958DICKSON, Alexander Patrick (Patrick)
(1926-2012), son of Alexander III DICKSON, Colin
, son of Patrick (1956-....)DICKSON, Sandy
(.... -....) bred roses in the 1920s. DICKSON & Co.
DICKSON Nurseries Ltd.
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:]
Lived c. 1851-1949
Brother of Hugh Dickson
Nursery at Newtownards founded in 1836 by father (also Alexander; c. 1801-1880)
[Ibid, p. 127:]
Royal Nurseries (founded 1869)
Lived c. 1831-1904
Brother of Alexander Dickson