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'King Tut' rose Description
'Laura Ford ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Miniature, Cl..
Registration name: CHEwarvel
Exhibition name: Laura Ford ®
Origin:
Bred by Christopher H. Warner (United Kingdom, 1989).
Class:
Climber, Miniature, Cl..  
Bloom:
Yellow, lighter reverse.  Mild, fruity fragrance.  22 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, climbing, upright.  Small, glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 5' to 12' (150 to 365 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or pillar.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Can be grown as a climber in mild climates.  
Patents:
New Zealand - Patent No: 867  on  29 Jun 1994
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,012  on  13 Dec 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/202,512  on  24 Feb 1994
Notes:
messerly has this to say about 'King Tut': It is an excellent yellow mini-climber, fairly disease-resistant and a prolific bloomer throughout the summer months until frost. Gets larger than most miniatures in warm climates. A sight to behold in the spring!