'Gold Badge' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Bruce Martin
Medium yellow Floribunda.Registration name: MEIgronuriExhibition name:
Lemon-yellow. None to mild fragrance. 38 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped-to-flat, open bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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.
Participated in the 1977 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)