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'South Africa' rose Description
'South Africa' rose photo
Photo courtesy of GShellrude
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Deep yellow Grandiflora.
Exhibition name: South Africa
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1994).
Introduced in United States by Newfloraâ„¢ LLC as 'South Africa'.
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses in 2001 as 'South Africa'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Mattocks Roses / Notcutts in 2002 as 'Golden Beauty'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2020 as 'Golden Beauty'.
Floribunda, Grandiflora.   (Series: Sunbelt® Collection)  
Golden-yellow.  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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addry says this rose is really super new floribunda - healthy and very free flowering.

As of 2022, South Africa has not been patented in the United States.
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