'Golden Wings' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: Golden Wings
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 of 42" to 6' 7" (105 to 200 cm). Width of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
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