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'Butterscotch' rose Description
'Butterscotch (hybrid tea, Hill 1942)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Floribunda, Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Butterscotch
Exhibition name: Butterscotch
Origin:
Bred by Joseph H. Hill, Co. (United States, 1942).
Class:
Floribunda, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  Mild fragrance.  28 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy.  
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 613  on  1 Feb 1944   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Patent was issued to Roy L. Byrum, Richmond, Indiana and assigned to Joseph H. Hill Co.
Notes:
Roy L. Byrum appears to have been the breeder of Butterscotch in light of the plant patent issued in his name for this rose.

[Butterscotch was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because it is not being commercially released.]