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'WEKgobafa' rose Description
'Good as Gold (hybrid tea, Carruth 2013)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Terry Reilly
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WEKgobafa
Exhibition name: Good as Gold
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2010).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2014 as 'Good as Gold'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in circa 2018 as 'Golden Delicious'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange, golden-yellow shading, red highlights.  Flowers deep golden orange-yellow finished with a kiss of red.  Mild, tea fragrance.  27 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, spreading, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 47" to 6' 7" (120 to 200 cm).  Width of 5' 11" to 6' 11" (180 to 210 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 26,052  on  10 Nov 2015   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/998,681  on  13 Nov 2013
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Hybrid Tea Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘KORberbeni’ (not patented) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘WEKosupalz’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 17,305).
...The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of November.
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