'Golf ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Harry A. Oudijk
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
White, yellow stamens. None / no fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Small, glossy, medium green foliage. 7 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 2' to 39" (60 to 100 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden or landscape. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
United States - Patent No: PP 11,371 on 2 May 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 079738 on 15 May 1998
Inventor: L.A.M. Dubois (Wageningen, NL) and D.P. de Vries (Ede, NL). Assignee: Strichting DLO-Centrum voor Plantenveredelings-en Reproduktieonderzoek (Wageningen, NL). The new cultivar is a variety of shrub rose plant having a broad bushy growth habit. The single flowers are very small to small and white in color... The goal of the breeding program was to develop cultivars of pot roses and patio roses. The new variety is a selection from the crossing of unnamed varieties of R. multiflora
and R. elegantula
. Varietal name: Ivtagolf. Commercial name: 'Golf'.... Flowers are borne 50 to 60 per cluster.