'New Year ®' rose Description
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Orange blend Grandiflora.Registration name: MACnewyeExhibition name:
New Year ®
Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.
Orange, golden-yellow blending. Spanish orange. Bronze Orange. Slight pink to edges. Mild, sweet fragrance. 20 to 25 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, compact, upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 4¼' (75 to 130 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
New Zealand - Patent No: 210 on 28 May 1984
Application No: ROS135 on 17 Nov 1982
Trade Name: New Year.
United States - Patent No: PP 5,428 on 2 Apr 1985 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 28 Jul 1983