'King Tut' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Pam Vannoy
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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.
Tall, bushy, climbing, upright. Small, glossy, light green foliage.
Height of 5' to 12' (150 to 365 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
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.
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
Parentage is reversed un the 1991 reference.
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!