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'KORgolgat' rose Description
'Golden Gate (LCl, Kordes, 1995)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of anonymous-382123
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Large-Flowered Climber.
Origin:
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 1995).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2005.
Introduced in Canada by Palatine Roses in 2007 as 'Golden Gate'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2009 as 'Golden Gate'.
Introduced in New Zealand by Matthews Nurseries Ltd. in 2015 as 'Golden Gate'.
Class:
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Golden-yellow.  Moderate, citrus, fruity, spice fragrance.  55 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 8'2" (up to 250cm).  Width: 39" (100cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  Vigorous.  produces decorative hips.  rain tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,376  on  23 Jan 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/233,621  on  23 Sep 2005
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1994 The crossing was between `KORtionza`, a non-patented rose by the same inventor and `an un-named seedling`
Notes:
a novelty in the climbers, which stands apart by its healthy foliage and its vigorous growth