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'Laura Ford ®' rose Description
'Laura Ford ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of May Kald's Garden
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Medium yellow Miniature, Cl..
Registration name: CHEwarvel
Exhibition name: Laura Ford ®
Bred by Christopher H. Warner (United Kingdom, before 1986).
Climber, Miniature, Cl..  
Yellow, lighter reverse.  Mild, fruity fragrance.  22 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, climbing, upright.  Small, glossy, light green foliage.  

Height: 5' to 12' (150 to 365cm).  Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or pillar.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Can be grown as a climber in mild climates.  
New Zealand - Patent No: 867  on  29 Jun 1994
United States - Patent No: PP 9,012  on  13 Dec 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/202,512  on  24 Feb 1994
Parentage is reversed un the 1991 reference.

messerly has this to say about 'King Tut': It is an excellent yellow mini-climber, fairly disease-resistant and a prolific bloomer throughout the summer months until frost. Gets larger than most miniatures in warm climates. A sight to behold in the spring!