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'Comtesse du Barry ®' rose Description
'HAVobog' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mariella
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Golden Border
HAVobog

Also referenced as:  Comtesse de Barry
HMF Ratings:
35 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: HAVobog
Origin:
Bred by Verschuren (Netherlands, 1993).
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 1993 as 'Comtesse du Barry'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Lemon-yellow.  Mild to strong fragrance.  up to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright.  
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
José Verschuren says that 'Golden Border' is one of their most popular roses. In addition to being beautiful, it's fragrant, healthy, and was bred by a member of his family.
 
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