Alister Clark Roses

Produced by Australia's most prolific rose breeder (see introduction). The OPCAA collection of these roses is held by John Nieuwesteeg of Nieuwesteeg Roses and at Golden Vale Nsy in Vic. A biography of Alister Clark has been written by Garnett (1990).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Rosa 'Amy Johnson'

Flowers semi-double, pink. Hybrid Tea pillar with 'Souvenir de Gustav Prost' as one parent, 1931.

Rosa 'Baxter Beauty'

Flowers apricot yellow, fragrant. Hybrid Gigantea. Not officially a Clark rose but a sport of 'Lorraine Lee'.

Rosa 'Blackboy'

Flowers deep red, strongly fragrant. Climber. A cross between 'étoile de France' and 'Bardou Job', 1919.

Rosa 'Borderer'

Flowers double, pale pink and apricot, fragrant. Polyantha hybrid with 'Jersey Beauty' as a parent, 1918.

Rosa 'Countess Of Stradbroke'

Flowers double, red, recurrent. Hybrid Tea climber. Hybrid involving 'Walter c. Clarke',1928.

Rosa 'Gladsome'

Flowers single, pink, shrub sprawling. Climber, 1937.

Rosa 'Jessie Clark'

Flowers pale pink, single, large. Hybrid Gigantea. R. gigantea _ 'Madame Martigner', 1915. Commemorating Alister Clark's niece.

Rosa 'Lady Huntingfield'

Flowers golden yellow, double. Hybrid Tea. 'Busy Body' _ 'Aspirant Marcel Rosyn',1937.

Rosa 'Lorraine Lee'

Flowers semi-double, apricot-pink, fragrant, prolific. Hybrid Gigantea. 'Jessie Clark' _ 'Capitaine Millet', 1924. A climbing variant has flowers apricot-pink, semi-double, strongly scented. Hybrid Gigantea climber.a climbing sport of 'Lorraine Lee' released by McKay, 1932.

Rosa 'Marjory Palmer'

Flowers rose pink, fragrant, double with prominent stamens. Floribunda, with 'Jersey Beauty' as a parent, 1936.

Rosa 'Mary Guthrie'

Flowers deep pink, single, fragrant. Hybrid Tea. 'Jersey Beauty' _ 'Scorcher',1929.

Rosa 'Milkmaid'

Flowers creamy fawn, semi-double, with prominent stamens, strongly fragrant. Noisette Rambler. Parentage uncertain, 1927.

Rosa 'Mrs Fred Danks'

Flowers lilac-pink, semi-double, fragrant. Hybrid Tea, 1952.

Rosa 'Nancy Hayward'

Flowers pale red, single, prolific. Hybrid Gigantea climber. Originated as a seedling of 'Jessie Clark',1937.

Rosa 'Squatter'

S dream' Flowers large, yellow, single. Hybrid Gigantea, 1923.

Rosa 'Sunny South'

Flowers pale pink, semi-double, fragrant, prolific. Hybrid Tea. 'Gustav Grünewald' _ 'Betty Berkeley',1918.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Rosa L.