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'Mother Lode ™' rose Description
'Mother Lode ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of LoveMyRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Miniature.
Registration name: SAValode
Exhibition name: Mother Lode ™
Origin:
Bred by Wendy R. White (United States, circa 2001).
Introduced in United States by Nor' East Miniature Roses in 2007 as 'Mother Lode'.
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
Golden-yellow.  None to mild fragrance.  17 to 28 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, in large clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, compact, well-branched.  Small, dense foliage.  
Height of 1' to 15" (30 to 40 cm).  Width of 15" to 18" (40 to 45 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or specimen.  Vigorous.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Breeder's notes:
Chosen by the Mother Lode Rose Society from Gold Rush country in California, which is where its name originated.
Flowers may be in every shade of gold and are borne in profusion on a compact and vigorous plant.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,368  on  21 Oct 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/895,530  on  24 Aug 2007
Notes:
Parentage reported per Plant Patent # 19,368 dated October 21, 2008