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'Double Gold ™' rose Description
'Double Gold ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Chill out! Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Mini-Flora.
Registration name: SAVadouble
Exhibition name: Double Gold ™
Origin:
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, 1996).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2003 as 'Double Gold'.
Class:
Mini-Flora.  
Bloom:
Gold.  Mild to strong fragrance.  28 to 36 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium to large, very double, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, fragrant buds.  
Habit:
Medium, spreading, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 22" to 30" (55 to 75 cm).  Width of 23" (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 11.  Can be used for container rose or specimen.  Benefits from winter protection in colder climates.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  Feed this rose well.  Prune dead wood.  
Breeder's notes:
Yellow blends with apricot to give a rich gold color, loves warm climate and loose, rich soil.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,056  on  25 Oct 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/404,763  on  31 Mar 2003
Notes:
Fully double, magnificently formed blooms with outer petals of pale gold that deepen toward the center. This strongly scented mini-flora is a winner all the way around! Glossy, deep green foliage covers this upright plant, providing a rich contrast with the glowing flowers. Bloom is abundant throughout the season, making Double Gold ™ an exceptional landscape or container plant.