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'New Day' rose Description
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Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORgold
Exhibition name: New Day
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, before 1972).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1974 as 'Mabella'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1977 as 'New Day'.
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Butter-yellow.  Mimosa. Lemon.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  25 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Upright.  Large, light green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 4' 1" (75 to 125 cm).  Width of 39" (100 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Prefers cool sites..  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
United States - Patent No: PP 3,228  on  5 Jul 1972   VIEW USPTO PATENT