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'Good as Gold' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 126-994
most recent 13 APR HIDE POSTS
Initial post 13 APR by RoseForest
I love the bloom but it black-spots quite a lot in the South-East region of the US. There's something warm, glowing and mystical about it in the Spring when the heat is not abusing it yet; but when there is limited space, every rose must be fantastic - and GAG is not quite it.
Discussion id : 110-048
most recent 19 APR 18 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 18 APR 18 by Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
sold as Golden Delicious in England.
Reply #1 of 1 posted 19 APR 18 by Patricia Routley
Thank you Kathy
Discussion id : 73-528
most recent 30 APR 17 SHOW ALL
Initial post 14 AUG 13 by bluebuster77
I likes the color of gold but bloom form and size are not very impressed. I thought I mistakenly bought floribunda. Disappointed new addition from weeks. Very loose bloom form and not consider as keeper.
Reply #1 of 5 posted 19 APR 14 by Michael Garhart
I felt the form and size fine for a garden rose. It definitely delivered consistently for a garden. I took issue with what heat does to the blooms. And so this rose was not for me.
Reply #2 of 5 posted 19 APR 14 by bluebuster77
Thanks you!
Reply #3 of 5 posted 22 AUG 15 by Anita silicon valley
We have had heat of 76 to 80 and it does well for me in the San Francisco Bay area. The blooms just glow and are not sunburned even with limited watering due to drought. Update February 2016: It has lots of blackspot. due to rain.
Reply #4 of 5 posted 30 APR 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Thank you for your update on that rose with heavy rain (blackspot problem). Roses with dark-green foliage do well in alkaline clay, ONLY IF there's excellent drainage. I have heavy clay, and the bottom is quite dense with limestone rocks. To handle week-long rain, I have to dig 2.5 feet deep, and at least 2 feet wide, to handle the tremendous volume of rain. My most healthy roses are the ones which I spent at least 1 hour digging per hole, throwing away rocks & dense clay at bottom.
My Firefighter rose was healthy until we got into late fall .. with week-long constant-rain. It died through my zone 5a winter. When I dug that up, deep down to 2.5 feet, I found a big rock (the size of a long watermelon), that was the cause of poor drainage, thus blackspots in prolonged rain.
Reply #5 of 5 posted 30 APR 17 by Michael Garhart
Ah, what I saw was not sunburn, but general wilt from heat intolerance. Or maybe needing excess water.

re: bs. About Face is highly BS susceptible in my area. I generally avoid its kids.
Discussion id : 72-384
most recent 15 JUN 13 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 15 JUN 13 by Dianne's Southwest Idaho Rose Garden
This rose is new to my garden this year, and the spring bloom was absolutely gorgeous! The color is a bright gold, and the rose's name is fitting. This rose may be one of my new favorites.
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