'Lady Verey' rose References
Book (1936) Page(s) 729.
Verey, Lady (HT) Hicks 1922; mother-of-pearl-pink, base yellow, large, double, fine form, high-centered, lasting, solitary, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, repeats, few prickles, large light green foliage, lasting, growth 4/10, short. Sangerhausen
Lady Verey (H.T.): Colour, rich rose-pink, with yellow base, opening to well-formed flowers; a free-blooming garden variety.
Book (1934) Page(s) 302.
Lady Verey HT. 1922. Shell pink; moderate; dwarf; prune hard; buttonhole rose.
Book (1931) Page(s) 100.
E. M. Grassick. The Autumn Rose Show, Melbourne, 1931.
R. Poulter and Sons won the championship for 18 roses, and from blooms on this stand were chosen Lady Verey (the best hybrid tea in the open class)....
Book (1930) Page(s) 132.
Lady Verey. HT. (Hicks, 1922). Type, 'La France'. Bud large, long-pointed; flower large, high-centered, double, lasting, fragrant, rose-pink, borne singly on good stem. Foliage sufficient, large, light green. Few thorns. Growth moderate, dwarf; profuse bloomer. Cert. of Merit, N.R.S. 1922.
Book (1928) Page(s) 170.
The Proof of the Pudding.
Lady Verey HT. (Hicks, 1922). A.R.A., 1923. Color not unusual; blooms freely. H. R. F., Mass. 'Lady Ashtown'-pink, well formed, small. No better in flower than many others but a very profuse bloomer and valuable for bedding. We liked it because it was continually blooming.
Website/Catalog (1926) Page(s) 29.
Lady Verey colour rich rose pink, with yellow base, opening to well-formed flowers; a free-blooming garden variety. Garden. Vigorous.
p131. Editor. for example, in the letter below [Mary Senni] tells us that Lady Verey is "a commonplace bright pink" rose while the English producer says of it: "Flower is sure to become popular". We save money on the facts!
p132. Mary Senni. The Rose News From Italy.
I have been greatly disappointed in Lady Verey, having expected more from the descriptions; it is a commonplace bright pink.
Website/Catalog (1925) Page(s) 3.
HT Lady Verey, soft pink
Book (1925) Page(s) 179.
Lewis Levy. Spotting the Winners.
1922. Lady Verey (HT) Elisha J. Hicks. Rose-pink, base yellow. A free blooming exhibition and garden Rose. Not over vigorous in growth, but a nice Rose, even if the colour is not very interesting. National Rose Society's Certificate of Merit, 1922.