'Cloth of Gold' rose Description
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Golden-yellow, ages to light yellow . Mild, tea fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped, globular bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 11½' to 12' (350 to 365 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden or pillar. Vigorous. benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Vintage Gardens classifies this rose as a tea-noisette.
'Comtesse de Beaumetz' is mentioned as a synonym.
["Eileen's Hill Farm Yellow Climber" found in Western Australia, came named as 'Cloth of Gold' from Eileen (who will be 86 in June, 2007), and said her mother planted it.]