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'Golden Masterpiece' rose Description
'Golden Masterpiece' rose photo
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Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Golden Masterpiece
Exhibition name: Golden Masterpiece
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, before 1953).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1954 as 'Golden Masterpiece'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1954 as 'Golden Masterpiece'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Golden-yellow, apricot undertones.  Moderate, licorice fragrance.  Average diameter 7.5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, long, pointed buds.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Glossy, light green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for garden.  Vigorous.  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) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 1,284  on  15 Jun 1954   VIEW USPTO PATENT
The Golden Yellow general color tonality of the flowers, which may be specifically described as Pinard Yellow, lightly overcast with Apricot Yellow, and the retention of the coloring throught the entire life of the flowers