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Floribunda, Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Red Gold'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Gold
Additional cultivar information:(aka DICor, Alinka, Redgold, Rouge et Or, PP3006)
Hybridized by Dickson
Registered or introduced: 1971
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Class:

Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Bloom Color:

Yellow blend (yb)

Orange red (or)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

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

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Ukiah, California

Knoxville, Tennessee

Garland, Texas

Willis, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 11, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 3006 has expired

Neutral

On May 6, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in Northern Ireland. Won the Portland Gold Medal in 1969, the All-America Rose Selection in 1971, and the Humboldt Rose Society award in 2001.

Parentage:
Seed: (Karl Herbst x Masquerade) x Faust
Pollen: Piccadilly