'Solitaire' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Michael Garhart
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACyefreExhibition name:
Yellow, pink edges, yellow reverse. Smaller in summer. Strong, opinions vary fragrance. 25 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 3' to 7' (90 to 215 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. 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) .
Solitaire - Macyefre. Nicknamed Yellow Freude
New Zealand - Patent No: 483 on 4 Aug 1989