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'New Day' rose Description
'New Day' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Conard-Pyle (Star Roses)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORgold
Exhibition name: New Day
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (Germany, 1972).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1977 as 'New Day'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Upright.  Large, light green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 4' 1" (75 to 125 cm).  Width of 39" (100 cm).
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,228   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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