'Golden Wings' rose Description
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Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: Golden Wings (Shrub, Shepherd, 1956)
Hybrid Spinosissima, Shrub.
Light yellow, orange-red stamens. Mild, tea fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, single (4-8 petals), flat bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Medium, rounded. Light green foliage.
Height: 42" to 6'7" (105 to 200cm). Width: 4' to 6' (120 to 185cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Heat tolerant. shade tolerant. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy. Prune dead wood. Prune lightly or not at all. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.
United States - Patent No: PP 1,419 on 13 Sep 1955 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 433,320 on 28 May 1954
"My new variety is the result of a cross made by me at my nurseries in Medina, between the unpatented varieties Soeur Therese and R. spinosissima."