'Abbeyfield Gold' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Yellow, red edges. Medium yellow partly edged red. Mild to strong fragrance. up to 40 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched. Medium, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 35" to 47" (90 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 28" (60 to 70 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant., mildew resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 17,048 on 22 Aug 2006 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/071,757 on 2 Mar 2005
No. 010 in the 2003 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli).
From the Hortico web site: "New Fairy Tale rose. Medium yellow, sometimes edged red, quartered, very double blooms among, dark green, semi-glossy foliage. Resistant against fungal diseases. 3ft x 2ft. Has received several international awards."