"Bishop's Lodge Precious Porcelain" rose Description
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Cream. Deep egg-yolk yellow bud. Primrose or lemon-yellow bud with the open bloom fading to cream in summer. Yellow filaments. Glandular pedicels. 5 petals. Single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Long buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
Height of 4' 11" to 5' 11" (150 to 180 cm). Width of up to 18" (up to 45 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
It's a single, 5-petalled HT; lemon-yellow but the open bloom fades to cream in summer. The buds are very long. Glandular pedicels. Large hips, retaining long calyces. Mostly low-growing but can reach 5' / 1.5m. Commercially available, from the Friends of Bishop's Lodge (courtesy of Margaret)
Buds are a deeper gold. New growth is red. Hips retain their calyxes. Early reference describe "egg shaped" hips; the HelpMeFind photo shows round hips.
‘Bloomfield Dainty’ 1924 may be a possibility.
'Irish Harmony' 1904 has been eliminated as it was said to have more claret than the foundling shows.
'Ulster Gem' 1916 has been eliminated as it was consistently said to be "yellow".