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'Gold Strike' rose Description
'Gold Strike (hybrid tea, Schuurman, 1997)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of N. Pierce's Garden
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: SUNluck,  SUNstrike
Exhibition name: Gold Strike
Bred by Frank Bart Schuurman (New Zealand, before 1997).
Introduced in New Zealand by Franko Roses New Zealand Ltd. in 1997 as 'Gold Strike'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Golden-yellow.  Mild, licorice fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 28" to 35" (70 to 90cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  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) .  
Australia - Application No: 1998/266  on  1998   VIEW PBR PATENT
Canada - Patent No: 2200  on  31 Aug 2005
Application No: 99-1952  on  15 Dec 1999
Rights revoked on February 10, 2011.
Breeder: Frank B. Schuurman, Franko Roses New Zealand Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand
United States - Patent No: PP 11,752  on  23 Jan 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
One of the roses (listed as 'Gold Strike') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.