'McGredy's Pride' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: McGredy's Pride
Apricot and coral-pink, golden-yellow shading, yellow reverse, light pink flecks. Moderate fragrance. Very large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
United States - Patent No: PP 339 on 19 Sep 1939 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 246,469 on 17 Dec 1938
The US patent of this rose reports that the inventor was Walter Irwin Johnston, Portadown, Ireland, as Samuel McGredy III died in November 1934 and was succeeded by Walter Johnston.