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'White Gold' rose Description
'White Gold (floribunda, Cocker, 1998)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of DWalter
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Floribunda.
Registration name: COCquiriam
Exhibition name: White Gold
Origin:
Bred by Anne G. Cocker (Scotland, 1998).
Introduced in Scotland by James Cocker & Sons in 1998.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1998 as 'Whitegold'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
White or white blend, yellow center.  Strong fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Large, full (26-40 petals), flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 43" (90 to 110 cm).  Width of 32" (80 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Patents:
European Union - Application No: 19990684  on  30 Apr 1999
Notes:
Harkness Roses describe the color of the blooms as white infused with subtle light amber-pink hues. Most Fragrant Rose Award, Japan Rose Concours 2003
 
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