'Grace Darling' rose References
Book (Aug 2002) Page(s) 45.
Book (2001) Page(s) 47.
Grace Darling Tea, white, 1885. Not rated.
Book (Sep 1993) Page(s) 203. Includes photo(s).
Grace Darling Large-flowered. Henry Bennett 1884. Description... The heroine of many an English schoolboy was the fifteen-year-old light-house-keeper's daughter, Grace Darling, who rescued the passengers from a shipwreck on the English coast... an exquisite cream and pink rose...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 222.
Grace Darling Tea, cream-white shaded pink, 1884, Bennett.
Book (Jun 1992) Page(s) 263, 326.
Grace Darling Hybrid Tea. Bennett, 1884. [Author cites information from different sources and says this about the person for whom the rose was named: "Grace Horsley Darling, 1815-1842; rescued, with her father, nine survivors of the ship Forfarshire in 1838 during a storm weeping over the Farne Island off Bamburgh in Northumberlanf, England. It was thought that the fame and celebrity proceeding fromthis feat contributed to her early death."]
p. 326: Grace Darling Hybrid Tea. Henry Bennett 1884
Book (1985) Page(s) 31.
... a cream and pink Hybrid Tea, which lacked the size required for exhibition, but grew beautifully. It was in retrospect recognized as one of the earliest 'garden roses'.
Website/Catalog (1982) Page(s) 19.
Grace Darling (Hybrid Tea) One Of the first H.T.’s to achieve popularity. Shapely, creamy-white flowers shaded with pink. Moderately vigourous 1884. (C) 3 x 3’.
Book (1937) Page(s) 71.
Grace Darling HT (Bennett 1884) [pollen quality] 0%
Website/Catalog (1936) Page(s) 5.
Grace Darling Tea (Bennett 1884) Description.
Book (1936) Page(s) 192.
Darling, Grace (HT) Bennett 1885; cream-white, shaded peach-pink, base apricot-yellow, large, very double, drooping, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, free-blooming, autumn-bloomer, growth 6/10, upright, hardy. Sangerhausen