'Double Yellow' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Christina i Taxinge, Sweden
Hybrid Spinosissima, Shrub, Species Cross.
Butter-yellow, green pointel. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2". Small, double (17-25 petals), cupped, globular bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 4' (120 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Produces decorative hips. shade tolerant. Do not prune. Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.
Parentage uncertain, see References
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Williams' Double Yellow for northern Sweden.
Dag from Norway says this rose is called 'Namdalsrosen' there. In Finland, the found rose "Kaisaniemi" (KESKAS-857) was identified as 'William's Double Yellow'.
Ploidy information supplied by David Zlesak.