"Nacogdoches Rose" Description
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Found Rose, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.
Butter-yellow. Does not fade in full sun.. None / no fragrance. Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders or garden. Heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Collected prior to 1998 per the Plant Answers web site.
According to Texas Cooperative Extension, "Nacogdoches" was Found in Nacogdoches, Texas growing under an abandoned motel overhang. Six plants were grown in the garden of Tillie Jungman, near Castroville, Texas. Two of the plants were clearly superior to the other four, being more vigorous and disease-resistant. The roses was tested for disease resistance and suitability for growing in Texas and subsequently renamed "Grandma's Yellow" in honor of Miss Tillie, who died in 2005.