'Benson & Hedges Gold ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of jeff raines
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACgemExhibition name:
Benson & Hedges Gold ®
Yellow blend. Yellow, edged orange or coppery red. Mild fragrance. 30 to 35 petals. Small to medium, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, compact. Semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 30" to 39" (75 to 100 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Benson & Hedges Gold - Macgem. Nicknamed Gemmell
Pollen parent may have been 'Kiskadee'.