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'97R327' rose Description
'Golden Eye' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ping
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1997).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2004.
Class:
Shrub.  Garden Jubilee ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Orange-red.  Mild fragrance.  7 to 10 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, compact, upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 42" (60 to 105 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4a through 9a.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or landscape.  Very hardy.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant..  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Sends up numerous clusters of bright orange-red blossoms with a golden eye. Flower effect rivals the very best. Highly disease resistant.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,612  on  6 Jun 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/962,443  on  13 Oct 2004
The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was an unreleased Rosa plant from my breeding program that was designated `R92108` (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the `KORfungo` variety (non-patented in the United States). The `KORfungo` variety sometimes is known as the `Royal Bassino` variety
Notes:
Petals are a very bright red-orange with a golden eye