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'Heart Of Gold' rose Description
'Heart Of Gold (hybrid tea, Cocker, 2001)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: COCtarlotte
Bred by Anne G. Cocker (1920-2014) (Scotland, 2001).
Introduced in Scotland by James Cocker & Sons in 2003.
Hybrid Tea.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Moderate fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or specimen.  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.  
Color: Flowers apricot blend, ripe peach upper, lighter reverse.
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