'Soleil d'Or' rose Description
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Yellow blend Hybrid Foetida.
Registration name: Soleil d'Or
Exhibition name: Soleil d'Or
Hybrid Foetida, Pernetiana.
Golden-yellow, rose-red shading, darker center. Strong, spice fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, flat, globular bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Dense, upright. Dense foliage.
Height: 2' to 4'11" (60 to 150cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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.
'Soleil d'Or' was put on the market on 1 November 1900. Soleil d'Or is grown in Zone 3 Alberta, Canada where it survives with no winter protection other than snow cover.