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'Oregold' rose Description
'Oregold' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TANolg
Exhibition name: Oregold
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Tantau, Jr. (1912 - 2006) (Germany, before 1974).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1975 as 'Oregold'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow.  Mild, fruity fragrance.  25 petals.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 5' to 6' 7" (150 to 200 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6a through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,415  on  1974   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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