'Yantai' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
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Yellow blend Mini-Flora.Registration name: TINtaiExhibition name:
Yellow blend. None to mild, fruity fragrance. 28 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, spreading, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 11. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant. prefers full sun. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Meg Peterson reports that this rose is shade tolerant.
Abundant blooms of pale cream to golden yellow with a soft pink blush give a deceptively fragile appearance to these fragrant flowers. The bush is fragrant and disease resistant.