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'Golden Fairy Tale ™' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 110-470
most recent 1 MAY 18 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 1 MAY 18 by a_carl76
In zone 5 this is an amazing yellow rose once established. It does not do much of anything for the first year or two but then starts throwing up amazingly thick canes. Give it the time, it will be worth it.

The blooms may technically be borne mostly solitary but it will throw out so many at the ends of those thick canes that it can also be said to be borne in large (up to about 50 or 60) clusters. Each individual stem will have a medium-long stem.

Bloom form depends upon the weather, if it is hot, it is more old-fashioned/quartered to flat, if it is cooler they tend to be more high-centered to cupped.

It will set hips with viable seeds and does produce fertile pollen for anyone wishing to use it in breeding.
Discussion id : 63-335
most recent 12 DEC 17 SHOW ALL
Initial post 7 APR 12 by bungalow1056
I know I've already commented on this rose but I have to again. This thing is ridiculously vigorous. The attached photo shows GFT in the middle left of the bed. He's about 4-5 feet tall. 2 new massive canes are sprouting this week (04.06.2012, 7b). I'll definitely load up some photos when he blooms. I could not recommend this rose more strongly.
Reply #1 of 2 posted 6 SEP 17 by jeffbee
wow, i envy you, so many flower heads!
Reply #2 of 2 posted 12 DEC 17 by SakhalinAz
I agree. Even here in Phoenix it's one of the most vigorous roses that I planted last spring (another one is Zulu Royal). First summer I thought I lost it. But fall brought a surprise and the rose started growing to my delight. Spring showed really what this rose is up to. Now it's tall and well branched. And still tries to bloom! I didn't cut flowers for vase that often, so can't attest how long they last. Nice fragrance. Looks like it is happy here in Phoenix area with amended high alkaline soil, dry extreme heat, sun until around 3pm during summer, own root. Can't wait to see what next spring will bring.
Discussion id : 105-370
most recent 6 SEP 17 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 6 SEP 17 by jeffbee
this rose have a very good-looking bright yellow color (without any orange tone). but I have to say the rose blows very fast(like 2 days) and changes into a shape that is not so elegant. but the flower lasts long on stem, like 10 days. it has a moderate sweet fragrance.
Discussion id : 95-806
most recent 9 NOV 16 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 9 NOV 16 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Anyone know if this rose does well in partial shade, like 5 hours of morning sun?
Also how long this rose last on the bush, and in the vase? Does it self-clean itself on the bush, or one has to prune off spent blooms? Thank you.
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