'Irish Gold' rose Description
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Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Irish Gold
Yellow. Mild fragrance. 33 petals. Average diameter 7". Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered, quilled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm). Width of 18" to 4' (45 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot . 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Named for Alexander Dickson III who was born in 1893 and died 15 October 1975.
[Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label]