'Golden Ophelia' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Golden Ophelia
Exhibition name: Golden Ophelia
Golden-yellow, lighter outer petals, ages to light yellow . Moderate fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long buds.
Height of 3' (90 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower. Vigorous. 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) .