Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info) Cultivar: Molineux Additional cultivar information: (PP9524, aka AUSmol) Hybridized by Austin; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994
Hardiness: USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
Bloom Color: Deep yellow (dy)
Bloom Shape: Double
Flower Fragrance: Very Fragrant
Bloom Time: Blooms repeatedly
Patent Information: Patented
Other Details: Resistant to black spot Resistant to mildew Resistant to rust Stems are moderately thorny
Pruning Instructions: Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth
Soil pH requirements: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic) 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
Propagation Methods: From softwood cuttings From semi-hardwood cuttings From hardwood cuttings By grafting By budding
On Nov 21, 2010, birder17 from Jackson, MO (Zone 6b) wrote:
This rose is "vase" shaped which makes it easier to work around or plant companion plants around it. I have been wanting to plant a purple clematis to ramble through the stems and flowers. They start out a medium, warm yellow and then, shades of orange develop into the 2 1/2" to 3" blooms.
It has some fragrance, but I wouldn't say "strong" fragrance - maybe "medium".
Foliage is rather insignificant-but hey, it's mostly disease resistant.
On May 16, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:
This is one of my favorite Austin roses. It's got a nice compact habit and blooms non-stop all season. It's got a light fragrance and a bright, lovely color. It's one of the most diesease-resistant Austin's I have.
On Feb 7, 2005, nevadagdn from Sparks, NV (Zone 7a) wrote:
I got an own-root plant and it settled in quickly and happily. I have it in part-shade.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Livermore, California San Anselmo, California San Jose, California San Leandro, California Hampton, Illinois Lombard, Illinois Alfred, Maine Marlborough, Massachusetts Mashpee, Massachusetts Jackson, Missouri Sparks, Nevada Lower Allen, Pennsylvania , Texas Austin, Texas Pecan Grove, Texas Rowlett, Texas Westover Hills, Texas