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'Sutter's Gold, Cl.' rose Description
'Sutter's Gold, Cl.' rose photo
Photo courtesy of perpetua
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Registration name: Sutter's Gold, Cl.
Origin:
Discovered by O.L. "Ollie" Weeks (United States, circa 1950).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1950 as 'Sutter's Gold, Cl.'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1956 as 'Sutter's Gold, Cl.'.
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl..  
Bloom:
Golden-yellow, orange highlights.  Strong fragrance.  up to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Height of up to 12' (up to 365 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,185   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Johann August Sutter (originally: Suter) (February 28, 1803 Bern/Switzerland - June 18, 1880 Washington D.C.), migrated 1834 to California and colonised from 1839 a large region he called New Helvetia in the Sacramento valley. When gold was found on his land in 1848, he was ruined by the chaos of the Gold Rush.