'Butterscotch' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kelley Macdonald
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Butterscotch
Exhibition name: Butterscotch
Lemon-yellow, orange reverse. Reverse orange-yellow. Mild fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, very double, open bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Tall, bushy, compact, upright. Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 613 on 1 Feb 1944 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Patent was issued to Roy L. Byrum, Richmond, Indiana and assigned to Joseph H. Hill Co.
Roy L. Byrum appears to have been the breeder of Butterscotch in light of the plant patent issued in his name for this rose.
[Butterscotch was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because it is not being commercially released.]