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'Marselisborg Castle' rose Description
'Marselisborg Castle' rose photo
Photo courtesy of leander
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
54 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: POUlreb
Origin:
Bred by L. Pernille Olesen (Denmark, 1995). Bred by Mogens Nyegaard Olesen (Denmark, 1995).
Introduced in Denmark by Poulsen Roser A/S in 1996 as 'Summer Gold'.
Class:
Floribunda.  Castle ® Collection, National Parks ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild to strong fragrance.  60 to 75 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cupped, globular, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 12,534  on  9 Apr 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new garden rose plant which has abundant, yellow flowers and attractive
foliage. This new and distinct variety has shown to be uniform and stable
in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.

Inventors:
Olesen; L. Pernille (Fredensborg DK-3480, DK), Olesen; Mogens N. (Fredensborg DK-3480, DK)
Parentage:
Notes:
Cants of Colchester say that the new name of 'Summer Gold', this rose was previously known as 'Eurostar', better reflects the beauty of the rose itself.