'Heart of Gold' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Babski
Deep yellow. Moderate fragrance. 34 to 36 petals. Average diameter 4". Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Medium, glossy foliage.
Height of 4¼' to 5' 7" (130 to 170 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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) .
Heart of Gold - Macyelkil. Nicknamed Yellow Killer
New Zealand - Patent No: 1242 on 6 Jun 1997
United States - Patent No: PP 10,798 on 23 Feb 1999 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/742,143 on 31 Oct 1996